Goalie Tuukka Rask will start for the Bruins against Devils counterpart Martin Brodeur. Marblehead native Cory Schneider, the Devils' backup goalie, did not travel to Boston because of a lower-body injury.
Loui Eriksson (concussion) will miss his second straight game. Bruins coach Claude Julien said Eriksson is doing OK. Brad Marchand will skate in Eriksson’s spot on the second line again tonight.
Puck drop: 7 p.m.
TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Jamie Erdahl), 98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)
Records: Devils 1-5-4, Bruins 7-2-0
Projected Bruins lineup:
Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Jarome Iginla
Reilly Smith-Patrice Bergeron-Brad Marchand
Carl Soderberg-Chris Kelly-Jordan Caron
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Dennis Seidenberg-Dougie Hamilton
Torey Krug-Adam McQuaid
Healthy scratch: Matt Bartkowski
Storylines: Jarome Iginla will appear in his 10th game tonight. That will make Iginla eligible for a $3.7 million bonus. If necessary, the Bruins can apply all or part of Iginla’s payment toward the bonus cushion. Any team can exceed the cap by 7.5 percent by using the cushion… Tonight will mark the first game for Jaromir Jagr against his old team. According to New Jersey coach Peter DeBoer, Jagr (2-5—7) has been the team’s best forward through 10 games… Bartkowski will be a healthy scratch for the fourth straight game… Dave Jackson and Greg Kimmerly will be the referees. Derek Amell and Greg Devorski will be the linesmen.