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Bruins vs. Rangers Game 1 Preview: Savardstradamus predicts a good one

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Just the Facts

Game Time: 7:30 PM, TD Garden, Boston, MA. TV Broadcast: NBC Sports Network, TSN, RDS. Radio Broadcast: 98.5 The Sports Hub.

Record: N/A

The Other Side's SB Nation Site: Blueshirt Banter

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Rangers projected lines (thank you @kpower90 for help with this)

Hagelin - Stepan - Callahan (AMERICA Line. hagelin is swedish but he went to Michigan)
Zuccarello - Brassard - Nash (Two former CBJ's and a midget line)
Dorsett - Boyle - Pyatt (The "really nice eyes" line)
Kreider - Richards - Asham (the "all these guys suck" line)

Girardi - McDonagh
Stralman - Del Zotto
Moore - Eminger

Lundqvist

Bruins projected lines:

Lucic - Krejci - Horton
Marchand - Bergeron - Jagr
Peverley - Kelly - Seguin
Paille - Campbell - Thornton

Chara - Boychuk
McQuaid - Krug
Hamilton - Bartkowski

Rask

Preview:

YESS NOT A MAPLE LEAFS PREVIEW FINALLY. YAY

So pretty much the series preview was covered in Servo's article. Go read it. All the ways the Bruins can beat the Rangers are contained within. As for tonight, it's key for the Bruins to get off to a good start and

wait

apparently Brad Marchand got injured in morning skate.

COULD THE DREAD PIRATE MAKE HIS PLAYOFFS DEBUT?

Marchand made little to no impact on the series against the Maple Leafs, and many have been calling for him to sit anyway....this could end up being really interesting.

Savardstradamus has spoken.