Game 44: Penguins at Bruins

Good morning from TD Garden, where the Bruins will host the Penguins this afternoon for the second time this week. On Monday at the Consol Energy Center, the Bruins scored a 4-2 comeback win over Pittsburgh.

Milan Lucic (arm/shoulder) and Andrew Ference (upper body) are doubtful. Matt Bartkowski is likely to play in his second NHL game.

Puck drop: 1 p.m.

Record: Penguins 27-14-4, Bruins 24-12-7

TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Naoko Funayama), 98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)

Projected lineup:

Michael Ryder-Marc Savard-Nathan Horton
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-Adam McQuaid

Tuukka Rask
Tim Thomas

Healthy scratches: none

Storylines: The Bruins have scored 17 goals in the last seven periods. The Bruins scored four third-period goals against Pittsburgh on Monday… Patrice Bergeron has six goals and four assists in the last five games… Mark Recchi will play in his 1,615th career game today. That ties him with former Pittsburgh teammate Larry Murphy for seventh place on the all-time list… Dave Jackson and Frederick L’Ecuyer will be the referees. Steve Barton and Greg Devorski will be the linesmen.

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