■When, where: Tonight, 7, TD Garden.
■TV, radio: NESN, WBZ-FM (98.5).
■Goals: Phil Kessel 7, Clarke MacArthur 6, Tim Brent 2.
■Assists: Nikolai Kulemin 5, Dion Phaneuf 4, Mikhail Grabovski 4.
■Goaltending: Jean-Sebastian Giguere (4-1-1, 2.30 GAA), Jonas Gustavsson (1-1-0, 2.52).
■Head to head: This is the first of six meetings.
■Miscellany: Forward Colby Armstrong sustained a finger injury Tuesday against Florida and will need surgery. Luca Caputi was recalled from the AHL to replace him . . . Kessel has not yet scored against Boston, his former team. He had one assist in six games against the Bruins last season.