In 2009-10, for the first time in his career, Tim Thomas will enter an NHL season as the clear-cut No. 1 goalie. (Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff)
Following the trade of Aaron Ward and the signing of Derek Morris, the 2009-10 roster is rounding into form. This allows us to play the always entertaining game of guessing on possible lineups. Here's one take at how the Bruins might line up for the Oct. 1 season opener against Washington at TD Garden.
* David Krejci and Phil Kessel are not expected to be ready for the season opener. Kessel remains unsigned.