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Game 5: Capitals at Bruins

Posted by Fluto Shinzawa, Globe Staff  October 21, 2010 10:21 AM

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Good morning from TD Garden, where the Bruins will make their 2010-11 Boston debut against the Capitals. Tuukka Rask was the first goalie off the ice this morning, which usually indicates he'll be the starter tonight. However, coach Claude Julien wouldn't confirm Rask will start, saying we'll see at 7 p.m.

Puck drop: 7 p.m.

Record: Capitals 4-2-0, Bruins 3-1-0

TV/radio info: NESN (Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley), 98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)

Projected lineup

Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton
Jordan Caron-Patrice Bergeron-Blake Wheeler
Mark Recchi-Tyler Seguin-Michael Ryder
Brad Marchand-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton

Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Mark Stuart-Dennis Seidenberg
Andrew Ference-Matt Hunwick

Tuukka Rask
Tim Thomas

Healthy scratches: Daniel Paille, Brian McGrattan, Adam McQuaid

Storylines: In their previous meeting on Tuesday, the Bruins scored a 3-1 win over the Caps at the Verizon Center. David Krejci, Milan Lucic, and Matt Hunwick scored, while Thomas stopped 35 shots... Steven Tyler will sing the national anthem... The Bruins are 1 for 15 on the power play. The Caps are 25 for 25 on the penalty kill.

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