The Bruins head into Thursday on a three-game winning streak, but they will be seeking their first win over the Rangers this season when New York arrives at TD Garden.

Boston is coming off a 6-2 home win over the Ottawa Senators. David Pastrnak scored a hat trick in the matchup and donned a bear suit after the game.

Head coach Jim Montgomery told reporters at TD Garden on Thursday morning that he will stick with the same lineup from the Senators game except there will be a change in goalies with Jeremy Swayman getting the nod.

Thursday’s matchup could be an Eastern Conference finals preview with the Rangers atop of the Metropolitan Divison heading into Thursday. Boston lost to New York twice this season with the most recent matchup between the sides ending 2-1 in overtime on Dec. 16.

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Puck drop for Bruins-Rangers is scheduled at 7 p.m. ET, and you can catch full coverage on NESN starting with pregame at 6 p.m.

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Here are the projected lines and defensive pairings for both sides.

Chris Kreider — Mika Zibanejad — Jack Roslovic
Artemi Panarin — Vincent Trocheck — Alexis Lafreniere
Will Cuylle — Alex Wennberg — Kaapo Kakko
Jimmy Vesey — Barclay Goodrow — Matthew Rempe

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K’Andre Miller — Adam Fox
Erik Gustafsson — Braden Schneider
Zac Jones — Chad Ruhwedel

Jonathan Quick

BOSTON BRUINS (41-14-15)
Brad Marchand — Charlie Coyle — Jake DeBrusk
Danton Heinen — Pavel Zacha — David Pastrnak
Jakub Lauko — Morgan Geekie — Trent Frederic
John Beecher — Jesper Boqvist — Justin Brazeau

Matt Grzelcyk — Charlie McAvoy
Hampus Lindholm — Brandon Carlo
Kevin Shattenkirk — Andrew Peeke

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Jeremy Swayman

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