The Bruins will be looking for their 9th win in their last 12 contests when they take the ice on Causeway Street for tonight's match-up with the Dallas Stars. The Stars come to Boston as losers in 3 of their last 4 games, but Dallas is still holding on to first place in the closely-contested Pacific Division.
This is the first and only meeting of the season between the Bruins and Stars. The two teams last played on October 16, 2009 in Dallas, a game which the Bruins won 3-0 behind a 27 save shutout performance by Tim Thomas and a 2-goal night from Marc Savard.
Stars Leading Goal Scorers
|2010 - Brenden Morrow||21||13||34||1||45|
|2010 - Brad Richards||20||38||58||6||22|
|2010 - James Neal||20||17||37||11||58|
|2010 - Kari Lehtonen||39||2320||22||12||101||2.61||1191||1090||.915||0|
|2010 - Andrew Raycroft||15||768||8||4||31||2.42||387||356||.920||2|
Boston Bruins Injuries
Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)
|Player||Injury Type||Injury Date|
Dallas Stars Injuries
Stars' Left Winger Jamie Benn is also considered questionable for tonight's game with a lower body injury.
- The winter storm that hit New England yesterday put a snare on the Bruins practice plans on Wednesday. The team decided to relocate their practice from Wilmington to TD Garden due to the road conditions and weather north of the city. However, a recent concert at The Garden meant that the ice of unavailable, so the team went through an off-ice workout.
- Marc Savard was scheduled to be evaluated by doctors in Boston, but due to the storm was not able to travel to Boston from his Ontario home.
- The Dallas Stars rank 6th in the league in fighting majors with 44, just one behind the Bruins, who have 43 fighting majors on the season. Krys Barch leads the way for the Stars in the fighting department with 11 bouts this season.
- The puck drops around 7:00 PM ET (NESN, 98.5 The Sports Hub).
- Public Skate open thread gets going at 6:30 PM ET.
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