When, where: Tonight, 7, at TD Banknorth Garden.
TV, radio: NESN, WBZ (1030 AM).
Goals: Jason Spezza 17, Dany Heatley 16, Daniel Alfredsson 11.
Assists: Alfredsson 25, Filip Kuba 21, Heatley 20.
Goaltending: Alex Auld (9-11-5, 2.64 GAA), Martin Gerber (4-8-1, 2.69).
Head to head: This is the second of six meetings. Boston won, 4-2, Oct. 18 at Ottawa.
Miscellany: Forward Jarkko Ruutu won't face the Bruins, serving the first of a two-game suspension levied by the NHL for biting the Sabres' Andrew Peters . . . Center Spezza scored twice in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to Buffalo . . . Auld is winless in his last seven games . . . Ottawa has lost six of its last seven games.