■When, where: Tonight, 7,
■TV, radio: NESN, WBZ-FM (98.5).
■Goals: Sidney Crosby 9, Evgeni Malkin 4, Mark Letestu 4, Pascal Dupuis 4.
■Assists: Crosby 10, Kris Letang 10, Paul Martin 7.
■Goaltending: Brent Johnson (6-1-1, 1.63), Marc-Andre Fleury (1-6-0, 3.55).
■Head to head: This is the first of four meetings. Pittsburgh won three out of four last season.
■Miscellany: Malkin (undisclosed injury) and Johnson (illness) were limited in practice Monday . . . Crosby is off to a fast start with 19 points in 15 games (including three goals in the last two games). He is second in the league in scoring behind Tampa Bay’s Steven Stamkos (24 points) . . . This will be Pittsburgh defensemen Matt Cooke’s second game against Boston since sidelining Marc Savard March 7 with a blind-side hit to the head.