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Game 2: Capitals at Bruins

Posted by Fluto Shinzawa, Globe Staff  April 14, 2012 01:32 PM

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Good afternoon from TD Garden where the Bruins will look to take a 2-0 series lead over the Capitals today.

David Krejci is expected to dress. Krejci was struck by a pane of glass after Game 1. Krejci didn’t practice on Friday.

No lineup changes expected for either team.

Puck drop: 3:28 p.m.

TV/radio info: NBC, 98.5 The Sports Hub (Dave Goucher, Bob Beers)

Records: Capitals 0-1, Bruins 1-0

Projected Bruins lineup:

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

Zdeno Chara-Dennis Seidenberg
Andrew Ference-Johnny Boychuk
Greg Zanon-Joe Corvo

Tim Thomas
Anton Khudobin

Healthy scratches: Jordan Caron, Mike Mottau

Projected Capitals lineup:

Alex Ovechkin-Brooks Laich-Troy Brouwer
Jason Chimera-Nicklas Backstrom-Alexander Semin
Matt Hendricks-Jay Beagle-Marcus Johansson
Keith Aucoin-Mathieu Perreault-Joel Ward

Karl Alzner-John Carlson
Jeff Schultz-Dennis Wideman
Roman Hamrlik-Mike Green

Braden Holtby
Dany Sabourin

Healthy scratches: Dmitry Orlov, Mike Knuble, Cody Eakin

Storylines: The Bruins will be seeking a better effort from their fourth line. At times, Washington’s fourth unit of Keith Aucoin, Mathieu Perreault, and Joel Ward outplayed Daniel Paille, Gregory Campbell, and Shawn Thornton … Adam McQuaid (eye/head) will miss his second game of the series. McQuaid’s return is undetermined … Dan O’Halloran and Tom Kowal will be the referees. Steve Miller and David Brisebois will be the linesmen.


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