Good morning from TD Garden, where the Bruins will conclude their season series against the Rangers tonight. Expect Tuukka Rask to make his ninth start in goal.
Puck drop: 7:30 p.m.
TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Naoko Funayama),98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)
Records: Rangers 6-5-0, Bruins 8-1-1
Projected Bruins lineup:
Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Tyler Seguin
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Nathan Horton
Chris Bourque-Chris Kelly-Rich Peverley
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Dennis Seidenberg-Dougie Hamilton
Andrew Ference-Adam McQuaid
Healthy scratch: Aaron Johnson
Story lines: The Rangers claimed the last meeting in overtime at Madison Square Garden. Marian Gaborik capped his hat trick with the OT winner… This will be the Bruins’ first look at the Rangers this season without Mike Rupp. New York traded the tough guy to Minnesota in a package that brought back Darroll Powe… Tonight will feature two of the worst power plays in the league. The Rangers have the second-worst PP (10 percent). The Bruins are the third-worst (10.3 percent). The Bruins are 0 for 19 at home… Justin St. Pierre and Stephen Walkom will be the referees. Mark Shewchyk and Tim Nowak will be the linesmen.