Bruins set to face Islanders

The Bruins are on Long Island to face the New York Islanders tonight. The Bruins are looking for revenge after a disappointing 4-1 loss to the Islanders back on November 16th. The B's enter tonight's game looking for their third straight win after two impressive victories over the Toronto Maple Leafs, while the Isles will try to stop a three game skid.

Know Your Enemy

New York Islanders (11-13-7)

Head Coach: Scott Gordon

Bruins record vs. Islanders this season: 1-1-0

Leading Scorers:


G A P +/- PIM
2009 - John Tavares 15 11 26 -1 6


G A P +/- PIM
2009 - Matt Moulson 14 9 23 5 16

 

Projected Starting Goaltenders:


Tim Thomas

#30 / Goalie / Boston Bruins

5-11

201

Apr 15, 1974



GP MIN W L EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2009 - Tim Thomas 17 1016 7 7 42 2.48 488 446 .914 3


Dwayne Roloson

#30 / Goalie / New York Islanders

6-1

180

Oct 12, 1969



GP MIN W L EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2009 - Dwayne Roloson 18 1079 9 4 50 2.78 585 535 .915 0

 

Injury Report


Boston Bruins Injuries

Probable

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Dennis Wideman other-excused 12/12/2009

Questionable

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Byron Bitz other-illness 12/12/2009

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Milan Lucic ankle 11/26/2009


New York Islanders Injuries

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Radek Martinek knee 11/07/2009
Andy Sutton groin 11/29/2009
Doug Weight other-excused 11/07/2009

 

Notes:

- The Islanders have only played 11 games at home this season, but have looked relatively good in their own building (6-3-2).

- Bruins are 8-1-1 in their last 10 games.

- The Islanders and Bruins are both 18.3% on the power play this season.

- The B's now have the best penalty kill in the league with 86.4%.

- It will take more than an SUV to stop Brendan Witt

- Byron Bitz and Dennis Wideman both skated in the morning skate.

- For more on tonight's game, check out Lighthouse Hockey

- Game starts at 7:00 and can be seen on NESN. Public Skate open tread starts at 6:30.

 

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