Tim Thomas was the first goalie off the ice this morning, indicating he will start tonight. Manny Fernandez had started the last two games.
* Patrice Bergeron remains at his Boston home today. He is still experiencing headaches.
* While the Bruins have played some less-than-stellar opponents lately, they will go up against a formidable club in New Jersey, which is 3-1-1 in its last five games. "[Martin Brodeur] is still a key element to that team," Claude Julien said. "But I think we're realizing that the rest of the team isn't bad either. You just watch them play and they're hard on the puck. Relentless. Don't give you much space. I think they're probably at their best right now."
Tonight's expected lineup:
Martin St. Pierre