When, where: Tonight, 8:30, at the United Center, Chicago.
TV, radio: NESN, WBZ (1030).
Goals: Patrick Sharp 9, Patrick Kane 7, Martin Havlat 5.
Assists: Kane 11, Havlat 9, Kris Versteeg 9.
Goaltending: Nikolai Khabibulin (4-1-2-1, 2.38 GAA), Cristobal Huet (3-2-1-0, 2.45).
Head to head: This is the first of two meetings. The Bruins won the only meeting last season, 3-1, at the Garden.
Miscellany: Sharp ranks fifth in the NHL in goals . . . Second-year forward Jonathan Toews has only 1 goal in 13 games this season after scoring 24 in 64 games in 2007-08 . . . Chicago's power play (22 percent) is fourth in the NHL, and its penalty kill (90.6 percent) is second.