Game 3: Avalanche at Bruins

Good morning from TD Garden, where the Bruins are facing off against the Avalanche this afternoon. This is the end of the team’s season-opening three-game homestand. The Bruins play at Carolina on Wednesday and at Chicago on Saturday.

Puck drop: 1 p.m.

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-Rich Peverley
Benoit Pouliot-Chris Kelly-Tyler Seguin
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton

Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Dennis Seidenberg-Joe Corvo
Andrew Ference-Adam McQuaid

Tuukka Rask
Tim Thomas

Healthy scratches: Jordan Caron, Matt Bartkowski

Storylines: Old friend Matt Hunwick was a healthy scratch for Colorado’s season opener. Hunwick is now wearing No. 22 instead of No. 48… The Bruins are familiar with Colorado netminder Semyon Varlamov. They got looks at Varlamov when he was stopping pucks in Washington… Former Providence coach Tim Army is now an assistant to Joe Sacco… Dave Jackson and Justin St. Pierre will be the referees. Brian Mach and Thor Nelson will be the linesmen.



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