Bruins host Anaheim Ducks

The Bruins will look to carry the momentum from Saturday night's 7-2 win over Carolina into tonight's game against the Mighty Ducks of Orange County of California of the United States of the Western Hemisphere Anaheim Ducks at the TD Garden. Meanwhile, the Ducks (0-1-0) are searching for their first win of the season.

Know Your Enemy

Anaheim Ducks (0-1-0)

Leading Goal Scorer in '08-'09: Cory Perry 32 goals

Key Additions: Evgeny Artyukhin, Nick Boynton, Steve Eminger, Saku Koivu, Joffrey Lupul, Luca Sbisa

Key Departures: Francois Beauchemin, Bret Hedican, Drew Miller, Rob Niedermayer, Chris Pronger

Goaltending:

 Jonas Hiller 1 GP 0-1-0 4.00 GAA .892 Sv%

Jean-Sebastian Gigeure 1 GP 0-0-1 3.81 GAA .875%

Projected Lines:

 

Ducks Projected Lines & D-Pairs

 

  Bobby Ryan - Ryan Getzlaf - Corey Perry
Joffrey Lupul -  Saku Koivu - Teemu Selanne 
Todd Marchant - Erik Christensen - Evgeny Artyukin
Mike Brown - Ryan Carter George Parros 

Scott Niedermayer - Luca Sbisa
 Ryan Whitney - James Wisniewski
  Sheldon Brookbank - Steve Eminger

Injury Report:

Bruins: No Injuries to report

Anaheim Ducks Injuries

Doubtful

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Petteri Nokelainen abdomen 10/07/2009

 Notes:

- Former Bruin Petteri Nokelainen is not expected to play. He is still recovering from a abdominal/groin injury.

- We could see an all-Ivy league throwdown if Byron Bitz (Cornell) and George Parros (Princeton) drop the gloves. Wikipedia Fun Fact: Parros wrote his senior thesis at Princeton on a West Coast longshoremen labor dispute.

- Money Line: Boston -170 Anaheim +156

- The Bruins and Ducks are two of the most penalized teams in the NHL averaging 30.5 and 26.5 PIMs per game respectively. Only the Carolina Hurricanes have average more (31.5). Most of those PIMs came from the fights in the B's-Canes game on Saturday.

- No word if former Bruin Nick Boynton will play tonight. The veteran defense was a healthy scratch for the team's opener, but dressed on Tuesday vs. Minnesota logging 9:03 of ice time. 

- For more on the Ducks, check out Earl Sleek & Co. and their brilliant cartoons on Battle of California

- Game starts at 7:00 (NESN). Public Skate open thread starts at 6:30.

Today's Obligatory Embarrassing Ducks Fan YouTube Video:

This young man has some anger issues, but that is understandable considering he is still mourning the loss of his illegitimate father Joey Ramone.
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Stanley Cup of Chowder

You must be a member of Stanley Cup of Chowder to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Stanley Cup of Chowder. You should read them.

Join Stanley Cup of Chowder

You must be a member of Stanley Cup of Chowder to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Stanley Cup of Chowder. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker