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Bruins have a date with the Devils tonight

The Bruins will be back in action tonight when they take the Garden ice against the New Jersey Devils. The B's will try to carry the momentum from Saturday night's thrilling come from behind shootout winner over Ottawa.

The B's will do whatever possible to avoid becoming a footnote in the NHL record books. Martin Brodeur is just one shutout shy of tying Terry Sawchuk's all-time mark of 103 career shutouts. The Devils did play last night, but Brodeur isn't one to take too many night offs (and their back-up is Yann Danis). I would expect to see Marty in goal tonight gunning to tie the all-time record.

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New Jersey Devils (6-3-0) *record and stats not including last night's game

Head Coach: Jacques Lemaire

Leading Scorer:

G A P +/- PIM
2009 - Zach Parise 6 6 12 6 2

2009 - Martin Brodeur 9 546 6 3 22 2.42 260 238 .915 1

Injury Report:

Boston Bruins Injuries

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Milan Lucic fingers 10/17/2009
Marc Savard foot 10/21/2009

New Jersey Devils Injuries


Player Injury Type Injury Date
Mike Mottau hip 10/28/2009

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Paul Martin arm 10/26/2009
Jay Pandolfo shoulder 10/26/2009


- Judging by recent history and New Jersey's trap game, I would expect a low scoring game.

- There is a Sam Adams BruFest scheduled for tonight. The festivities start at 4:30 outside The Garden. Local band Hypercane will perform.

- Stat of the Day: Matt Hunwick has 3 goals on 6 shots this season

- For squeaky clean takes on the Devils and some gosh-darn good old fashioned fun, check out In Lou We Trust.

- Game starts at 7:00. Open thread starts at 6:30.

Today's Obligatory Embarrassing Jersey YouTube Video

H/T to Barstool Sports for introducing me to this clip. It is 100% "liquid gold".