Patrice Bergeron (concussion) will not play. It is undetermined when Bergeron will be able to return to the lineup. Rich Peverley will most likely center Brad Marchand and Tyler Seguin. Peverley assumed most of Bergeron’s shifts after his departure on Tuesday against Ottawa.
Jaromir Jagr and Kaspars Daugavins are expected to make their Bruins debuts tonight. Wade Redden is scheduled to travel to Boston today. Redden is unlikely to play.
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 15-12-9, Bruins 23-8-4
Projected Bruins lineup:
Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton
Brad Marchand-Rich Peverley-Tyler Seguin
Jay Pandolfo-Kaspars Daugavins-Jaromir Jagr
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Dougie Hamilton
Matt Bartkowski-Dennis Seidenberg
Andrew Ference-Johnny Boychuk
Healthy scratches: Aaron Johnson, Jordan Caron
Storylines: Adam McQuaid (shoulder) skated on his own this morning. McQuaid is aiming for a return before the end of the regular season… Daugavins should assume some of Bergeron’s penalty-killing shifts. Daugavins was a regular penalty killer in Ottawa… The Devils acquired Steve Sullivan from Phoenix yesterday. New Jersey sent a 2014 seventh-round pick to the Coyotes… Ilya Kovalchuk will not play tonight. Kovalchuk is on injured reserve with a shoulder injury… Kyle Rehman and Brad Watson will be the referees. Scott Driscoll and Brian Murphy will be the linesmen.