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Posted by Fluto Shinzawa, Globe Staff October 9, 2008 02:03 PM
Tim Thomas will start the season opener. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff)
Tim Thomas will start in goal against the Avalanche tonight.
* Claude Julien scrubbed the morning skate. Only Andrew Alberts, Petteri Nokelainen, and Manny Fernandez are on the ice.
* The last time the Bruins cancelled their morning skate was before Game 1 against Montreal, which the Bruins lost by a 4-1 score.
* Looks like Patrice Bergeron will be the only alternate captain tonight. Will get confirmation on that before the game.
Because there was no skate, here's a guess at tonight's lineup:
tags Patrice Bergeron , Tim Thomas
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