■When, where: Tonight, 7, at RBC Center, Raleigh, N.C.
■TV, radio: NESN, WBZ-FM (98.5).
■Goals: Eric Staal 22, Jeff Skinner 16, Tuomo Ruutu 12.
■Assists: Staal 24, Ruutu 24, Jussi Jokinen 23.
■Goaltending: Cam Ward (19-13-5, 2.71 GAA), Justin Peters (3-4-1, 3.88).
■Head to head: This is the third of four meetings. The Bruins won the first two, including yesterday’s 7-0 rout of the Canes at the Garden.
■Miscellany: The Hurricanes’ loss yesterday was just their second in their last 11 games (6-2-3) . . . Despite being yanked yesterday, Ward played his 310th game in goal for the Hurricanes, becoming the franchise’s all-time leader, passing Arturs Irbe . . . Forward Jiri Tlusty (upper body) has been activated from injured reserve after missing 14 games, but he was a scratch yesterday.