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Game 51: Bruins at Capitals

Posted by Fluto Shinzawa, Globe Staff  February 5, 2012 10:45 AM

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WASHINGTON – Good morning from the Verizon Center, where the Bruins will attempt to snap their two-game losing streak today against the Capitals.

No word yet on whether there will be any lineup changes today. Claude Julien might provide some insight later this morning during his pregame briefing.

Puck drop: 12:30 p.m.

TV/radio info: NBC Sports Network (Mike Emrick, Ed Olczyk, Pierre McGuire),100.7 WZLX-FM (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)

Records: Bruins 32-16-2, Capitals 27-20-4

Projected Bruins lineup:

Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Tyler Seguin
Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Rich Peverley
Benoit Pouliot-Chris Kelly-Jordan Caron
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton

Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Dennis Seidenberg-Joe Corvo
Andrew Ference-Adam McQuaid

Tim Thomas
Tuukka Rask

Healthy scratches: Steven Kampfer, Zach Hamill

Storylines: Nathan Horton will miss his fifth straight game because of a concussion… This will be the Bruins’ first look at Alex Ovechkin. The Washington captain missed their last meeting because he was serving a three-game suspension for belting Zbynek Michalek… Dennis Seidenberg is good to go today. Seidenberg has cuts on his forehead and bridge of his nose after being hit by Joe Vitale yesterday… Kyle Rehman and Steve Kozari will be the referees. Michel Cormier and Lonnie Cameron will be the linesmen.


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