Game Day Thread: Oilers at Bruins

Connor McDavid makes his first ever visit to the TD Garden tonight. You may remember that when the Oilers last rolled into town in December of 2015, during McJesus’ rookie season, he was sidelined with a clavicle injury.

Tonight, the Bruins will be without David Backes as he still recovers from his concussion. He’s close but won’t be ready for tonight.

In tribute to Milt Schmidt, a 15 was painted at both ends of the ice behind the net and his banner was lowered over the ice.

It should be a fairly emotional night for the team and it’s fans.

LINES:

BRUINS FORWARDS:

BRUINS DEFENSE:

BRUINS GOALIES:

Rask
Khudobin


OILERS FORWARDS: According to Daily Faceoff

Maroon – McDavid – Draisaitl
Lucic – Nugent-Hopkins – Kassian
Pouliot – Caggiula – Eberle
Lander – Letestu – Puljujarvi

OILERS DEFENSE:

Sekera – Benning
Klefbom – Larsson
Russell – Gryba

OILERS GOALIES:

Talbot
Gustavsson

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phonymahoney
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Blidh is fresh and I enjoy that.

MadScientist72
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MadScientist72

Like a Marchy 2.0?

phonymahoney
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With less offensive ability, but he’s totally an agitator, yeah

MadScientist72
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MadScientist72

According to nhl’s gamecenter infographic, there’s stuff going on in the game, but no one’s on the ice.

http://i67.tinypic.com/2n8oo5d.png

IntentionallyWidenberg
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If Jimmy Hayes hits Eric Gryba on an empty sheet of ice, did it really happen?

phonymahoney
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Maybe Jimmy Hayes was sitting on the bench when he hit Gryba?

phonymahoney
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Do you guys think Landeskog cures what ails us? I don’t know.

MadScientist72
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MadScientist72

He might help with our scoring problem. Depends on whether or not his slumpy season can be cured by a change of scenery.

IntentionallyWidenberg
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Weirdly, the obvious trade chip — Ryan Spooner — is having a better season than Landeskog.

phonymahoney
Editor

Yeah. It’s very strange.

phonymahoney
Editor

Leon is an ugly name in any language

IntentionallyWidenberg
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phonymahoney
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Ha! Classic Leon.

MadScientist72
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MadScientist72

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IntentionallyWidenberg
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(Leon from Blade Runner)

The London Bear
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Hmmmm.

The London Bear
Member

Phew!

phonymahoney
Editor

Woo!
Chiller!

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Satan81
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CHILLER!!!!!!

MadScientist72
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MadScientist72
Satan81
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Avs friend of mine said the Avs and B’s discussed a trade for Landeskog. Avs asked for Carlo, B’s said no. B’s offered Zboril, Avs said no.

phonymahoney
Editor

(I made a post about this on this very website today!)

Satan81
Admin

I woke up late. smile

IntentionallyWidenberg
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All the info on this rumor came from Dater, so you’re both hearing the same stuff.

phonymahoney
Editor

Landeskog seems like an odd target to me, but maybe the B’s thought they could take advantage of Avs’ desperation.

phonymahoney
Editor

Yup

Satan 81's Sister
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Am I accidentally flagging posts?

IntentionallyWidenberg
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Nope. It pops up a form so you can say why you flagged it, (then it sends an email to admins) so you’d know.

Satan 81's Sister
Editor

Cool, thanks. B2B and my phone aren’t getting along tonight.

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