Here’s your Boston Hockey Now Boston Bruins Game Day Preview:
Boston Bruins (0-0) vs. New York Rangers (0-0)
TIME: 5 p.m. ET
TV: NESN, MSG
Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub
Boston Bruins Notes
-Fringe players to keep an eye on tonight: John Beecher, Fabian Lysell, Matthew Poitras, Brandon Bussi.
-Head coach Jim Montgomery has been really impressed with the physicality of forwards Jakub Lauko and Oskar Steen.
-Rookie center Matthew Poitras will get another chance to show his playmaking skills tonight. Poitras had 79 assists in 63 games with the Guelph Storm (OHL), last season.
-This is the first of six preseason games for the Boston Bruins. Here’s the remaining preseason schedule:
– Sept. 26, At Buffalo Sabres, 7 p.m. (KeyBank Center, Buffalo, NY | TV: NESN+)
– Sept. 29 vs. Philadelphia Flyers, 7 p.m. (TD Garden, Boston, MA | TV: NESN+ | Radio: 98.5)
– Oct. 2 at Philadelphia Flyers, 7 p.m. (Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA | TV: NESN | Radio: 98.5)
– Oct. 3 vs. Washington Capitals, 7 p.m. (TD Garden, Boston, MA | TV: NESN | Radio: 98.5)
– Oct. 5 at New York Rangers, 7:30 p.m. (Madison Square Garden, New York, NY | TV: TNT | Radio: 98.5)
New York Rangers Notes
-This is the first game for the New York Rangers under new head coach Peter Laviolette.
-Rangers forward Mika Zibanejad suffered an upper-body injury in a scrimmage on Sunday morning and is now day-to-day.
Boston Bruins Lineup:
James van Riemsdyk-Matthew Poitras-Jake DeBrusk
Anthony Richard-Morgan Geekie-Trent Frederic
Brett Harrison-Jayson Megna-Fabian Lysell
A.J.Greer-Johnny Beecher-Patrick Brown
Jakub Zboril-Alec Regula
Michael Callahan-Reilly Walsh
Parker Wotherspoon-Ian Mitchell
New York Rangers Lineup:
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