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Game 26: Bruins at Jets

Posted by Fluto Shinzawa, Globe Staff  December 6, 2011 11:39 AM

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WINNIPEG – Good morning from Philips Arena the MTS Centre, where the Bruins will attempt to make it a 16th straight game without a regulation loss.

The Bruins are not skating this morning. They arrived from Pittsburgh early this morning.

Puck drop: 8:30 p.m. ET

TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Naoko Funayama), 98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)

Records: Bruins 17-7-1, Jets 11-11-4

Projected Bruins lineup:

Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Tyler Seguin
Benoit Pouliot-Chris Kelly-Rich Peverley
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton

Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Dennis Seidenberg-Joe Corvo
Andrew Ference-Adam McQuaid

Tuukka Rask
Tim Thomas

Healthy scratches: Steven Kampfer, Jordan Caron

Storylines: Old friend Blake Wheeler is riding shotgun with Evander Kane, one of the hottest players in the league. Kane has nine goals and three assists in his last nine games. Kane has many fans in Black and Gold, coming off his one-punch KO of Matt Cooke last year… Tonight marks the Bruins’ first visit to Winnipeg since Dec. 31, 1995, otherwise known as year Kevin Dupont started collecting Social Security… Tonight will be Rich Peverley’s 300th career game… Dan O’Rourke and Brian Pochmara will be the referees. David Brisebois and Thor Nelson will be the linesmen.

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