Capitals @ Bruins Period 1 Game Thread

 Happy 98th birthday to Milt Schmidt!

Be sure to check out Satan81’s ode to Milt:

Happy Birthday, Milt Schmidt!

As for the task at hand:

Tonight the Bruins take on the (gulp) Washington Capitals. The Caps are on pace to end the season with 589 points while the Bruins are showing a glimmer of hope that they A) like playing at home and B) can compete against playoff teams.

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Calgary Flames vs Boston Bruins 3/1/2016

Marchand, layin’ down on the job as always

The Boston Bruins (34-23-6 74pts) take on the Calgary Hamiltons Flames (26-32-4 56pts) tonight at the TD garden, their second match up of the season. Boston begins the final stretch of the season adding Lee Stempniak and John Michael Liles at the deadline. Calgary moved Kris Russel and David Jones at the deadline and acquired Jyrki Jokipakka, Brett Pollock, and Niklas Backstrom. Also Calgary parted ways with Jiri Hudler and Markus Grandlund. Calgary has lost 5 straight games and 2-7-1 in their last 10. Bruins are 6-4-0 in their last 10 and are looking to rebound from the 4-1 beating from Tampa, boy does that all sound familiar huh?
tonight’s Bruins lines according to
Marchand – Bergeron – Connolly
Eriksson – Krejci – Pastrnak
Beleskey – Spooner – Hayes
Ferraro – Acciari – Stempniak
Chara – Miller
Liles – Seidenberg
Krug – McQuaid

Gaudreau – Monahan – Jooris
Colborne – Backlund – Frolik
Ferland – Bennett – Hathaway
Bouma – Stajan – Bollig
Giordano – Brodie
Engelland – Hamilton
Jokipakka – Nakladal

What’s on tap tonight!