Morning briefing

PHILADELPHIA — Good morning from the Wachovia Center, where the Bruins will look to finish the Flyers tonight. Simon Gagne is expected to dress tonight after missing the first three games. No word yet on whether Mark Stuart has been cleared to play.

* We might find out later this morning whether Trent Whitfield or Brad Marchand will play tonight in place of David Krejci. Or Claude Julien could make it a game-time decision.

* Of the 16 times the Bruins have led a series by a 3-0 margin, they have swept 12 of them. The Bruins are 16-0 when they have been up 3-0.

* Kevin Pollack and Brad Watson will be the referees. Greg Devorski and Brad Lazarowich will be the linesmen.

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