PHILADELPHIA — Good afternoon from the Wells Fargo Center, where the Bruins will take on the first-place Flyers tonight.
The Bruins didn’t skate this morning, so we won’t know until warmups how the lineup will look. With Tuukka Rask getting the start in yesterday’s 1-0 loss to the Rangers, expect Tim Thomas to start in goal.
Puck drop: 7 p.m.
Record: Bruins 41-23-10, Flyers 45-19-10
TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Naoko Funayama), 98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)
Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Mark Recchi
Rich Peverley-Chris Kelly-Tyler Seguin
Michael Ryder-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Tomas Kaberle-Dennis Seidenberg
Andrew Ference-Adam McQuaid
Healthy scratches: Daniel Paille, Steven Kampfer, Shane Hnidy
Storylines: Both teams traveled to Philadelphia yesterday. The Bruins are coming off a 1-0 road loss. The Flyers beat the Islanders yesterday at Nassau Coliseum, 4-1. Former UNH star James van Riemsdyk scored his first career hat trick in the win… Philly has 12 shorthanded goals, second-most in the NHL… The Flyers are 5-0-4 in their last nine games. They are one of three East teams to have clinched a playoff spot. The Bruins can clinch a postseason spot with a win tonight… Paul Devorski and Tom Kowal will be the referees. Brian Mach and Michel Cormier will be the linesmen.