The Boston Bruins will aim to sweep their season series with the Detroit Red Wings when they host the Original Six club at TD Garden on Tuesday night.
The B’s will be shorthanded thanks to a wave of injuries that has battered the roster. Patrice Bergeron (fractured foot), Charlie McAvoy (MCL sprain) and Tuukka Rask (undisclosed injury) won’t play against the Red Wings.
Tommy Wingels, Nick Holden and Brian Gionta, all of whom were added to the B’s roster just before the trade deadline last week, are expected to be in the lineup.
A pair of backup goalies will start in net. Boston will turn to Anton Khudobin, while Detroit will counter with Jared Coreau, who’s making his first start of the season.
Here are the projected lineups for both teams.
BOSTON BRUINS (40-15-8)
Brad Marchand–Riley Nash–David Pastrnak
Jake DeBrusk–David Krejci–Rick Nash
Danton Heinen–David Backes–Brian Gionta
Tim Schaller–Sean Kuraly–Tommy Wingels
Zdeno Chara–Brandon Carlo
Torey Krug–Kevan Miller
Matt Grzelcyk–Nick Holden
DETROIT RED WINGS (26-29-10)
Tyler Bertuzzi–Henrik Zetterberg–Gustav Nyquist
Justin Abdelkader–Dylan Larkin–Anthony Mantha
Andreas Athanasiou–Frans Nielsen–Darren Helm
Luke Witkowski–Luke Glendening–Martin Frk
Jonathan Ericsson–Trevor Daley
Niklas Kronwall–Mike Green
Danny DeKeyser–Nick Jensen
Powered by WordPress.com VIP