Game 6: Bruins at Canadiens

MONTREAL — Good morning from the Bell Centre, where the Bruins will look to shake the Canadiens’ hands after tonight’s game. Worth noting, of course, that the Bruins failed in four previous attempts against the Flyers. Just in case you forgot.

The Canadiens might be without David Desharnais. The pint-sized forward energized the second line in Game 5. If Desharnais can’t go, Benoit Pouliot would go back in. We’ll wait until warmups to post the expected Montreal lineup.

Puck drop: 7 p.m.

Record: Bruins 3-2, Canadiens 2-3

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


Projected Bruins lineup:

Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Mark Recchi
Chris Kelly-Rich Peverley-Michael Ryder
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton

Zdeno Chara-Dennis Seidenberg
Andrew Ference-Johnny Boychuk
Tomas Kaberle-Adam McQuaid

Tim Thomas
Tuukka Rask

Healthy scratches: Tyler Seguin, Shane Hnidy

Storylines: The Bruins are 0 for 15 on the power play. Hard to believe they can close out a series with a single one-up goal… The Bruins are 17-4 in series when they’ve held a 3-2 lead. They have won Game 6 in 10 of the 21 series… The Bruins are 0 for 26 in series when they’ve lost the first two games. They could make history tonight… Kevin Pollock and Chris Lee will be the referees. David Brisebois and Derek Amell will be the linesmen.


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