After touching down at Hanscom early this morning following their late-night flight from Pittsburgh, the Bruins have been given the morning off. They will report to TD Garden later this afternoon.
For now, we’ll assume the same lineup as last night, save for Tim Thomas replacing Tuukka Rask.
Puck drop: 7 p.m.
Record: Senators 16-20-6, Bruins 22-12-7
TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Naoko Funayama), 98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)
Milan Lucic-Marc Savard-Michael Ryder
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Mark Recchi
Blake Wheeler-David Krejci-Tyler Seguin
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Steven Kampfer
Dennis Seidenberg-Johnny Boychuk
Matt Bartkowski-Andrew Ference
Healthy scratches: none
Storylines: Ottawa will be without Jason Spezza (shoulder) and Alex Kovalev (knee)… Patrice Bergeron has two goals and three assists in the last three games… Both clubs average 13.5 penalty minutes per game (19th overall)… Tonight will be Mark Recchi’s 1,613th career game. Recchi will move ahead of Ray Bourque into eighth place on the all-time games played list… Chris Rooney and Brad Watson will be the referees. Derek Nansen and Tony Sericolo will be the linesmen.