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Bruins vs Senators Game 3 PREVIEW

For the first time in two years, TD Garden has some playoff hockey!

Ottawa Senators v Boston Bruins Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Just the Facts:

The Time: 7pm EST on Monday

The Place: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts

The Series: Boston and Ottawa are tied, 1-1

Place to Watch: CNBC, TVAS, Sportsnet, NESN

Place to Listen: 98.5 The Sports Hub

Game Notes:

  • This game truly shows the meddle of the Boston Bruins this season. Will the B’s let a postseason comeback loss rattle them or can they return to form at home?
  • With the 4-3 OT defeat, it was the first time that Bruce Cassidy’s Bruins had lost giving up a two goal lead.
  • Charlie McAvoy played quite another chunk of minutes in Game 2, 27:47, but that could change depending on who returns to the lineup.
  • Combined with regular season totals, the shorthanded goal scored by Tim Schaller was the Bruins 11th shorthanded goal this season so far, second overall behind 12 from the Nashville Predators
  • Mark Borowiecki, who injured Colin Miller in Game 1, was injured after taking an awkward collision into the boards during Game 2. Cosmic karma? Maybe. His status is unknown at the moment for tonight.
  • According to Bruce Cassidy, there’s a good chance Noel Acciari slots back into the lineup for Game 3, having missed the last three games with what was dubbed an upper body injury.
  • Enjoy the postseason atmosphere, Bruins fans, the Stanley Cup playoffs finally return to Boston!

Previous Game Highlight:

Schaller’s shorthanded goal was pretty awesome.