Good afternoon from TD Garden, where the Bruins will shoot for three wins in a row today against Washington.
Andrew Ference (lower body) and Daniel Paille (upper body) skated this morning. Neither will play today, but they will both accompany the team on its three-game road trip to Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay, and Florida.
Puck drop: 1 p.m.
TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Naoko Funayama),98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)
Records: Capitals 33-28-6, Bruins 40-23-3
Projected Bruins lineup:
Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Tyler Seguin
Brian Rolston- Patrice Bergeron-Brad Marchand
Benoit Pouliot-Chris Kelly-Jordan Caron
Lane MacDermid-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Dennis Seidenberg-Joe Corvo
Mike Mottau-Adam McQuaid
Healthy scratches: Greg Zanon
Storylines: The Capitals will be without Mike Green. The defenseman was suspended for three games for an illegal hit… The Bruins will depart for Pittsburgh after today’s game. They play on NBC on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. It’s possible Sidney Crosby could make his return against the Bruins… Tim Peel and Brian Pochmara will be the referees. Jean Morin and Steve Miller will be the linesmen.