RALEIGH – Good morning from RBC Center, where the Bruins will play their first road game of 2011-12. They’ll be playing against Carolina and old friend Tomas Kaberle.
David Krejci will not play tonight. Krejci suffered an undisclosed injury in practice yesterday at Ristuccia Arena. Jordan Caron, a healthy scratch the last two games, will be back in tonight’s lineup. Tyler Seguin could get a shot on the first line between Milan Lucic and Nathan Horton.
Puck drop: 7:30 p.m.
TV/radio info: Versus (Mike Emrick, Ed Olczyk, Pierre McGuire), 98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)
Records: Bruins 1-2-0, Hurricanes 0-2-1
Projected Bruins lineup:
Milan Lucic-Tyler Seguin-Nathan Horton
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Rich Peverley
Benoit Pouliot-Chris Kelly-Jordan Caron
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Dennis Seidenberg-Joe Corvo
Andrew Ference-Adam McQuaid
Healthy scratch: Matt Bartkowski
Storylines: This will be Joe Corvo’s first game against his old club. Corvo was often paired with Tim Gleason on Carolina’s No. 1 duo… Old friend Dave Lewis is behind the Carolina bench. Lewis, the Bruins’ head coach in 2006-07, is in his first year as an assistant to Paul Maurice… Jeff Skinner (1-4—5) has scored in every game so far… Francois St. Laurent and Mike Leggo will be the referees. Brian Murphy and Jean Morin will be the linesmen.