Good morning from TD Garden, where the new-look Bruins will square off against Ottawa tonight.
Newly acquired Brian Rolston and Mike Mottau are present for the morning skate. They are expected to play tonight. Greg Zanon is not here. Zanon was scheduled to fly from Minnesota this morning.
Max Sauve is also present. Sauve was assigned to Providence yesterday. Sauve might be here in case Shawn Thornton can’t play. Thornton, who has been ill, is participating in the skate.
Puck drop: 7 p.m. ET
TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Naoko Funayama),98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)
Records: Bruins 36-20-2, Senators 26-27-7
Projected Bruins lineup:
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Tyler Seguin
Milan Lucic-Chris Kelly-David Krejci
Benoit Pouliot-Brian Rolston-Jordan Caron
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Adam McQuaid
Dennis Seidenberg-Joe Corvo
Mike Mottau-Andrew Ference
Healthy scratches: none
Storylines: Rolston will wear No. 12. Tomas Kaberle will be having a word with his former employer… Johnny Boychuk (concussion) will not play tonight. This will be the second game Boychuk will miss this season. Boychuk sat out one game because of flu-like symptoms… We could see Joe Corvo pursue Kyle Turris. Corvo didn’t like Turris’s hit on Saturday… Dan O’Rourke and Francois St. Laurent will be the referees. Greg Devorski and Bryan Pancich will be the linesmen.