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Bruins vs Blue Jackets 12/27 Preview: Milan Lucic is Ready

Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

Just the Facts:

Game Time: 7:00 PM, Nationwide Arena.

TV Broadcast: NESN, FSOH.

Radio Broadcast: 98.5 The Sports Hub

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Season Record: Bruins: 18-14-3, 5th in Atlantic Division | Blue Jackets: 14-16-3, 6th in Metropolitan Division

Blue Jackets Lines:

Nick Foligno - Ryan Johansen - Jeremy Morin

Matt Calvert - Brandon Dubinsky - Cam Atkinson

Corey Tropp - Alexander Wennberg - Jack Skille

Adam Cracknell - Michael Chaput - Jared Boll

Defensive Pairings:

Jack Johnson - David Savard

Kevin Connauton - James Wisniewski

Fedor Tyutin - Dalton Prout

Goalies: Sergei Bobrovsky, Curtis McElhinney

IR: Nathan Horton :( , Ryan Murray, Mark Letesstu, Artem Anisimov, Brian Gibbons, Scott Hartnell, Boone Jenner

Bruins Lines:

Milan Lucic - David Krejci - Craig Cunningham

Brad Marchand - Patrice Bergeron - Reilly Smith

Chris Kelly - Carl Soderberg - Loui Eriksson

Daniel Paille - Gregory Campbell - Matt Fraser

Defensive Pairings:

Zdeno Chara - Dougie Hamilton

Matt Bartkowski - Dennis Seidenberg

Torey Krug - Kevan Miller

Goalies: Tuukka Rask, Niklas Svedberg

IR: Adam McQuaid

Game Notes:

  • Remember the Dalton Prout- Milan Lucic ordeal? Lucic said "We get two more opportunities to play the Blue Jackets. I'll be ready." We'll see what happens this time around.
  • Right now, the Blue Jackets are on an 8-1-1 streak. The Bruins have won their past two.
  • Both teams are fighting for a playoff spot. This will be intense.
  • Blue Jackets goaltender Sergi Bobrovsky is out with stomach issues.


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