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Bruins lines vs. Penguins: Vladar starts, rest of lineup remains unchanged

Cassidy is rolling out the same defensive pairings and lines tonight.

NHL: MAR 16 Bruins at Penguins Photo by Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Boston Bruins host the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at the TD Garden and Bruce Cassidy is leaving his lines and defensive pairings unchanged from Tuesday night.

Although Sean Kuraly skated with the team yesterday and is now officially available off the COVID protocols list, he’ll remain out of the lineup at least one more game. Trent Frederic will continue to center the fourth line.

Daniel Vladar will man the pipes for his third start this season.


Brad Marchand- Patrice Bergeron- David Pastrnak

Nick Ritchie- David Krejci- Craig Smith

Anders Bjork- Charlie Coyle- Zach Senyshyn

Anton Blidh- Frederic- Karson Kuhlman

Defensive pairings:

Jeremy Lauzon- Charlie McAvoy

Matt Grzelcyk- Brandon Carlo

Jakub Zboril- Connor Clifton

Vladar will start in net

For the Penguins, Teddy Blueger is out and Brandon Tanev will be a game-time decision, per Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan. Evgeni Malkin and Kasperi Kapanen remain out. Casey DeSmith will start in net.