Good morning from TD Garden, where the Bruins will look to end a four-game losing streak this afternoon against the Flyers. The Bruins are currently in seventh place. Ottawa beat Montreal on Friday night and grabbed second place.
Tim Thomas should be in goal for the Bruins. It’s possible Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg could be reunited.
UPDATE: Claude Julien confirms Joe Corvo will be a healthy scratch.
Trent Whitfield was recalled this morning on an emergency basis. All 12 forwards practiced on Friday.
Puck drop: 1 p.m.
TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Naoko Funayama),98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)
Records: Flyers 41-22-7, Bruins 40-27-3
Projected Bruins lineup:
Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Jordan Caron
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Tyler Seguin
Benoit Pouliot-Chris Kelly-Brian Rolston
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Dennis Seidenberg
Andrew Ference-Johnny Boychuk
Greg Zanon-Adam McQuaid
Healthy scratches: Joe Corvo, Mike Mottau, Trent Whitfield
Storylines: The Bruins are seven points ahead of ninth-place Winnipeg. A postseason berth is no guarantee, given how the Bruins have taken the pipe lately… Ottawa could be three points ahead of the Bruins by the end of the day. Ottawa hosts Toronto tonight… No chance for the Bruins to knock on Tom Sestito’s door in response to his hit on Nathan Horton on Jan. 22. Sestito is out because of a groin injury… Dave Jackson and Francois St. Laurent will be the referees. Derek Amell and Brad Kovachik will be the linesmen.