■When, where: Today, 1 p.m., at TD Garden.
■TV, radio: NESN, WBZ-FM (98.5).
■Goals: Logan Couture 22, Dany Heatley 19, Patrick Marleau 19.
■Assists: Joe Thornton 32, Dan Boyle 30, Ryane Clowe 27.
■Goaltending: Antti Niemi (14-13-3, 2.75 GAA), Antero Niittymaki (12-6-3, 2.54).
■Head to head: This is the only meeting of the season. The Bruins beat the Sharks, 2-1, in a shootout last season in San Jose.
■Miscellany: Thornton has registered at least 60 assists in each of his previous fives seasons with the Sharks . . . San Jose is 6-3-1 in its last 10 games . . . Couture leads all rookies in goals . . . The Sharks lead the league with an average of 34.1 shots per game; the Bruins are second at 34.0.