Game 46 preview: Maple Leafs at Bruins

The Bruins return to TD Garden Tuesday for a brief home stint – all of one game against the Maple Leafs – before heading back out on the road to face Dallas and Chicago.

They’ll take on a Toronto team that has been hit with a flu-like bug that left David Clarkson vomiting all night and questionable for tonight’s game.

But the Bruins have their own injury concerns, yet again. Claude Julien announced this morning that Dougie Hamilton is suffering from a “mild concussion,” though he indicated that he didn’t believe the absence would be extended.


“He’ll be out for a little bit,” Julien said. “I don’t anticipate it being too, too long.”

Game time: 7 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN/98.5 The Sports Hub

Records: Bruins 29-14-2, Maple Leafs 22-20-5

Projected lineups:

Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Jarome Iginla
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Reilly Smith
Carl Soderberg-Ryan Spooner-Loui Eriksson
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton

Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Matt Bartkowski-Adam McQuaid
Torey Krug-Kevan Miller

Tuukka Rask
Chad Johnson

Notes: There is no real timeline on Chris Kelly’s return from his fractured fibula, he said on Tuesday morning. He began skating last week while the team was on the West Coast. … Tuukka Rask’s next win will give him a season-high for his career. He has 22, which he also had in 2009-2010. … The Bruins have won the first two games of the season series against Toronto, one win in Boston, one in Toronto. … The referees are Tim Peel and Justin St. Pierre. The linesmen are Greg Devorski and Derek Nansen.

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