Good morning from TD Garden, where the Bruins will seek to stretch their winning streak to six games tonight against New Jersey.
Andrew Ference (lower body) will most likely miss his second straight game. The Bruins will have Milan Lucic, who escaped suspension yesterday for his hit on Ryan Miller last Saturday. No word yet on the availability of Daniel Paille (nose).
Puck drop: 7 p.m.
TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Naoko Funayama), 98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)
Records: Devils 8-6-1, Bruins 8-7-0
Projected Bruins lineup:
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Tyler Seguin
Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton
Benoit Pouliot-Chris Kelly-Rich Peverley
Jordan Caron-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Dennis Seidenberg-Joe Corvo
Steven Kampfer-Adam McQuaid
Healthy scratches: none
Storylines: Tyler Seguin has seven goals in his last four games. Seguin was named First Star of the Week yesterday… The Devils have the second-worst power play in the league (10 percent). They have the No. 2 penalty kill (93 percent)… Eric Furlatt and Don VanMassenhoven will be the referees. Steve Miller and Tony Sericolo will be the linesmen.