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Berkshire Bank Hockey Night In New England: Projected Bruins-Capitals Lines, Pairings

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The Boston Bruins as soon as once more are shorthanded on the again finish.

Charlie McAvoy will miss his second straight sport Thursday when the Bruins face the Washington Capitals at Capital One Area.

McAvoy is day-to-day with an upper-body harm, however is again and Boston and out Thursday (and certain Saturday). Tuukka Rask, who’s on the journey with the crew, additionally might be out in opposition to the Caps. Jeremy Swayman, who made his NHL debut Tuesday, will begin consequently.

Consequently, there aren’t anticipated to be many, if any, lineup adjustments for the Bruins from Tuesday’s sport. Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy did notice that Trent Frederic was feeling below the climate, and although it was not COVID-related, it’d hold him out Thursday. In such a case, Greg McKegg, Zach Senyshyn or Anton Blidh possible would attract.

For the Capitals, with Vitek Vanecek taking part in for Washington on Tuesday, they may flip to Ilya Samsonov in opposition to the B’s.

Daniel Carr will exchange Daniel Sprong on the third line proper wing for Washington, as effectively.

Listed here are the projected lineups for Thursday’s Bruins-Capitals sport:

BOSTON BRUINS (20-10-6)
Brad Marchand–Patrice Bergeron–Craig Smith
Nick Ritchie–David Krejci–David Pastrnak
Jake DeBrusk–Charlie Coyle–Karson Kuhlman
Trent Frederic–Sean Kuraly–Chris Wagner

Matt Grzelcyk–Kevan Miller
Jeremy Lauzon–Connor Clifton
Jakub Zboril–Steven Kampfer

Jeremy Swayman

WASHINGTON CAPITALS (25-10-4)
Alex Ovechkin–Evgeny Kuznetsov–T.J. Oshie
Conor Sheary–Nicklas Backstrom–Tom Wilson
Jakub Vrana–Lars Eller–Daniel Carr
Carl Hagelin–Nic Dowd–Garnet Hathaway

Brendan Dillon–John Carlson
Dmitry Orlov–Justin Schultz
Zdeno Chara–Nick Jensen

Ilya Samsonov

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