Tonight, the Bruins will look to close out the Flyers, something they failed to do in four attempts last season. A big welcome to our friends at NESN, who are finally back to work -- NBC and Versus had exclusive rights to Games 1-3 -- airing tonight's game.
Red Sox (who?) pregame will air on NESN from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Sox-Twins game will be carried on NESNplus.
Bruins pregame will kick off at 7 p.m. on NESN. Game time is 8 p.m.
Puck drop: 8 p.m.
Record: Flyers 0-3, Bruins 3-0
TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Naoko Funayama), 98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)
Projected Bruins lineup:
Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Mark Recchi
Chris Kelly-Rich Peverley-Michael Ryder
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Dennis Seidenberg
Andrew Ference-Johnny Boychuk
Tomas Kaberle-Shane Hnidy
Healthy scratches: Tyler Seguin
Projected Flyers lineup:
Kris Versteeg-Mike Richards-Jeff Carter
Ville Leino-Danny Briere-Scott Hartnell
James van Riemsdyk-Claude Giroux-Nikolay Zherdev
Dan Carcillo-Blair Betts-Darroll Powe
Matt Carle-Andrej Meszaros
Kimmo Timonen-Braydon Coburn
Danny Syvret-Sean O'Donnell
Healthy scratches: Zac Rinaldo, Jody Shelley
Storylines: The Bruins are 16-1 all-time when leading a series 3-0. They have swept 12 of those 17 series... The Flyers are 1-6 all-time when falling into an 0-3 hole...
Steve Kozari and Stephen Walkom will be the referees. Brian Murphy and Steve Miller will be the linesmen. Miller is the linesman involved in the controversy concerning the location of the puck from Game 6 of last year's Stanley Cup.