Game Preview: Home Game vs Colorado (Carl Returns)

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After a 2-1 win against the New York Islanders, the Bruins are back at the garden, with an opponent with some familar faces.

Former Bruins Jarome Iginla and Carl Soderberg will make their returns to Boston, with Soderberg’s first return since his 5 year, $23.5 million dollar contract signing in Colorado this past season. This contract has a NTC in the first 2 years and Limited NTC in the other 3.

Here are your projected lineups:

BOSTON:

Matt Beleskey-Patrice Bergeron-Brett Connolly

Loui Eriksson-David Krejci-Frank Vatrano

Brad Marchand-Ryan Spooner-Jimmy Hayes

Zac Rinaldo-Joonas Kemppainen-Tyler Randell

Zdeno Chara-Colin Miller

Torey Krug-Adam McQuaid

Joe Morrow-Kevan Miller

Tuukka Rask

Joonas Gustavsson

INJURIES: Dennis Seidenberg (Back), Chris Kelly (Knee), and David Pastrnak (Foot)

*Krug did not practice on 11/10, but should be able to play.

SCRATCHES: Zach Trotman

Interesting Notes: Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand were seperated and played on separate lines last game against the New York Islanders. The separation proved to be a success, as Bergeron had a goal and an assist, and Marchand recorded an assist. The Bruins have allowed Power Play goals in 12 of their last 14 games. (Boychuk scored a PPG last game vs NYI)

COLORADO:

Gabriel Landeskog-Nathan MacKinnon-Matt Duchene

Blake Comeau-Carl Soderberg-Jarome Iginla

Cody McLeod-Mikhail Grigorenko-Dennis Everberg

Andreas Martinsen-Ben Street-Jack Skille

Francois Beauchemin-Erik Johnson

Nick Holden-Tyson Barrie

Brandon Gormley-Brad Stuart

Reto Berra

Calvin Pickard

INJURIES: John Michell (Oblique), Alex Tanguay (Knee), Jesse Winchester (Concussion), Semyon Varlamov (Groin)

SCRATCHES: Nate Guenin

Interesting Notes: Semyon Varlamov was announced as day to day on 11/11 with a groin injury. With this, Colorado recalled Goaltender Calvin Pickard from San Antonio. John Mitchell, who is recovering from an injury to his oblique, could return.

^AHC

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