SUNRISE, Fla. – Good morning from the BankAtlantic Center, where the Bruins will play the Panthers tonight. Expect Tuukka Rask to get the nod in goal.
Puck drop: 7:30 p.m.
TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Naoko Funayama),98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)
Records: Bruins 28-12-1, Panthers 21-14-8
Projected Bruins lineup:
Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton
Benoit Pouliot-Patrice Bergeron-Tyler Seguin
Jordan Caron-Chris Kelly-
Rich Peverley Zach Hamill
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Dennis Seidenberg-Joe Corvo
Andrew Ference-Adam McQuaid
Healthy scratches: Zach Hamill, Steven Kampfer
Storylines: The Panthers have all kinds of injured players, including Jose Theodore and Jacob Markstrom. Old friend Marco Sturm is also on the shelf, which isn’t much of a surprise… This will be the fourth game of Brad Marchand’s suspension. Marchand will sit out tomorrow’s game against Tampa Bay, then be eligible to play against New Jersey on Thursday… Brad Meier and Brian Pochmara will be the referees. Steve Miller and Mark Shewchyk will be the linesmen.