Game 57 preview: Senators at Bruins

We’re here at the TD Garden as the Bruins take on the Senators this afternoon. This marks the final game for the Bruins before the Olympic break, and the second game without Zdeno Chara, who carried in the flag for Team Slovakia at the Olympic opening ceremonies yesterday.

For now, the Bruins will attempt to finish off the run that they’ve been on since taking on Dallas on Jan. 16. In those last 10 games, the Bruins have gone 7-1-2, earning points in all but the loss to Montreal. That’s 16 of the possible 20 points they could have earned.


Game time: 3 p.m.

TV/Radio: NESN/98.5 The Sports Hub

Records: Bruins 36-16-4, Senators 26-21-11

Projected lineups:

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

David Warsofsky-Johnny Boychuk
Matt Bartkowski-Kevan Miller
Torey Krug-Dougie Hamilton

Chad Johnson
Tuukka Rask

Notes: The Bruins have lost two games so far to the Senators this season, including one without Zdeno Chara. They are 1-2-0 against Ottawa, and finish out the season series today. … Four more of the Bruins are off to Sochi, Russia, after this game, with Patrice Bergeron, Tuukka Rask, Loui Eriksson, and David Krejci joining Chara at the Olympics. … The referees are Francis Charron and Eric Furlatt. The linesmen are Brian Mach and Brian Murphy.

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