Just the facts
When: 1 PM
Where: TD Garden - Boston, MA
How to follow: NESN, 98.5 The Sports Hub, SN, TSN 1040
Rival SBN site: ‘Nucks Misconduct
Scoring: Bo Horvat (15G-19A-34PTS); Henrik Sedin (11G-23A-34PTS)
Goaltending: Ryan Miller (15-14-3, .918 sv%, 2.56 GAA)
- The Bruce Cassidy era kicked off with a big win on Thursday night. Two PP tallies for Pasta ties him with the team lead with Marchand with 24 goals.
- Former Bruins Loui Eriksson makes his return to Boston as a member of the Canucks. He’s putting up OK numbers (11G-11A-22PTS), three less total points than David Backes.
- Zdeno Chara returned to practice on Friday morning, meaning it looks likely he should be back in the lineup this afternoon. The Big Z has been sidelined the last three days with illness, so its nice to see the captain back on his feet.
- Aside from Tim Schaller, it was mainly the Bruins most potent scorers getting on the board on Thursday night. When is the secondary scoring going to catch up?
- This game is the Hockey is for Everyone Night matchup, which entails the Bruins using pride tape on their sticks for warmups to be auctioned off, 10% of Bruins pride apparel purchases going towards the You Can Play foundation, and more certainly to come.
- Patrice Bergeron is on a six game tear, with four goals and eight assists. After a tough start to the season, it’s great to see Bergy finding his way back onto the scoresheet.
- The Canucks shut out the Blue Jackets in Ohio, holding onto a 3-0 victory led by a 33 save performance from Ryan Miller.
Here’s to this beaut. Remember, four goals in four minutes and fourteen seconds.