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Bruins vs. Canucks Preview: VANCOUUUUVAH!

Harry How

Just the Facts:

Game Time: 7:00 PM, TD Garden. TV Broadcast: NESN, RDS, NHLN-US. Radio Broadcast: 98.5 The Sports Hub

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Records: Bruins 35-16-3 vs. Canucks 27-21-9

Canucks Lines:

Chris Higgins - Ryan Kesler - Zack Kassian
Daniel Sedin - Henrik Sedin - Alex Burrows
David Booth - Zac Dalpe - Jannik Hansen
Kellen Lain - Jordan Schroeder - Tom Sestito
Jason Garrison - Alex Edler
Dan Hamhuis - Ryan Stanton
Frank Corrado - Yann Sauve
Roberto Luongo
Eddie Lack

Bruins Lines:

Milan Lucic - David Krejci - Jarome Iginla
Brad Marchand - Patrice Bergeron - Reilly Smith
Daniel PailleCarl Soderberg - Loui Eriksson
Shawn Thornton - Chris KellyGregory Campbell
Zdeno Chara - Dougie Hamilton
Matt Bartkowski - Johnny Boychuk
Torey Krug - Kevan Miller
Tuukka Rask
Chad Johnson

Game Notes:

  • This is not a rivalry.
  • No, really, stop trying to make the rivalry thing happen. It's never going to happen.
  • JOHN TORTORELLA IS BACK! Likely that will be the big story of the night, next to the fact that...
  • Vancouver traded for Raphael Diaz yesterday! So he will likely be in the lineup for them tonight.
  • Tuukka Rask will be starting in net, according to morning skate.
  • Last time these two teams met, my brother was getting married so I missed the game. It totally wasn't a 6-1 blowout or anything, right? .....right?
  • The Bruins are 72-29-15 all time against the Canucks. They've played two games since the Stanley Cup FInals and the Bruins have lost both. Will tonight be the streakbreaker??
  • Vancouver has lost four games in a row. That's...not good.


This will never not be funny.