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BOSTON BRUINS vs. ST. LOUIS BLUES

Thursday, 10.12.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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BOSTON BRUINS vs. ST. LOUIS BLUES
Scottrade Center; St. Louis MO
Game Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
NESN and WBZ Radio


Tonight’s Game
The Bruins visit the Blues tonight in the only game between these teams this season. The Bruins are 1-2-0 thus far this season with a 1-2-0 record on the road. The Blues are 0-2-1 thus far this season and are playing their first home game of the season tonight. The Bruins are playing their first game of the season between both a Central Division and Western Conference opponent. The Blues are playing their first game of the season between both a Northeast Division and Eastern Conference foe.

Lifetime Series
The Bruins are 58-38-18-4 lifetime vs. the Blues with a 445-345 scoring advantage in those 118 games. On the road, the Bruins are 23-24-9-3 lifetime vs. St. Louis with a 198-188 scoring edge in those 59 contests. This is the first game between these teams since the 2003-04 season. Jeff Hoggan played his first NHL season last year in St. Louis.

Recent Bruins Games
The Bruins are 1-2-0 thus far this season with an 8-3 loss in Florida on Oct. 6, a 3-2 victory in Tampa on Oct. 7 and a 4-1 loss in Atlanta on Oct. 11. They finished their 2006 pre-season schedule with a 4-3-0 record.

Recent Blues Games
The Blues are winless thus far this season at 0-2-1 with a 5-4 overtime loss in San Jose on Oct. 5, a 4-1 loss in Los Angeles on Oct. 7 and a 2-0 loss in Anaheim on Oct. 9.

Upcoming Bruins Games
The Bruins conclude their season-opening five-game road swing at NY Islanders on Oct. 14 (7:00 p.m.). The Bruins will then return home for a six-game home stand, hosting the Calgary Flames in their home opener on Oct. 19, the Buffalo Sabres on Oct. 21, Montreal Canadiens on Oct. 26, Ottawa Senators on Oct. 28, Buffalo Sabres on Nov. 2 and Tampa Bay Lightning on Nov. 4. Tickets remain available for all games, which will all begin at 7:00 p.m. and are broadcast on both NESN and WBZ Radio.

Upcoming Blues Games
The Blues open a four-game home stand tonight and continue with Chicago on Oct. 14, Phoenix on Oct. 17 and Vancouver on Oct. 20.

Bruins Injuries
Milan Jurcina: Elbow contusion; day-to-day.
Mark Stuart: Off-season knee surgery; out indefinitely.

Bruins Recent Transactions
Oct. 3: Zdeno Chara named 18th Captain in team history. Patrice Bergeron and Glen Murray named Assistant Captains.
Oct. 4: Petr Kalus assigned to Providence/AHL.
Oct. 9: Petr Tenkrat assigned to Providence/AHL.

Bruins 2006-07 Shootout Results
None.

Bruins Fun Facts
  • Wayne Primeau is three assists shy of his 100th NHL assist milestone.
  • Shean Donovan is two points shy of his 200th NHL point milestone.
  • The Bruins have three rookies on their active roster – Phil Kessel, Yan Stastny and Hannu Toivonen.
  • The Bruins tonight play the first of just three games out of the Eastern time zone this season. They will play in Chicago on Dec. 29 and at Nashville on Dec. 30.
  • Zdeno Chara has five assists on the season and has factored into five of the Bruins’ seven goals this year.

    The Players

    6—Brad Stuart—D
  • Scoreless in three games thus far this season.
  • Had 1-2=3 totals with 0 PIM in four pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 3-10=13 totals with 24 PIM in 20 games.

    11—P. J. Axelsson—LW
  • Scored his first point of the season with a goal Oct. 11 in Atlanta.
  • Had 0-2=2 totals with 2 PIM in five pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 2-1=3 totals with 0 PIM in 10 games.

    16—Marco Sturm—LW
  • Had 1-1=2 totals Oct. 6 in Florida and scored the Bruins’ first goal of the season.
  • Has one multiple-point game.
  • Led the team in pre-season scoring with 2-4=6 totals and 0 PIM in four games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 7-6=13 totals with 12 PIM in 27 games.

    18—Mark Mowers—C
  • Scoreless in three games thus far this season.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida.
  • Had 1-1=2 totals with 2 PIM in five pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 0-3=3 totals with 4 PIM in 12 games.

    20—Wayne Primeau—C
  • Is three assists shy of his 100th NHL assists milestone.
  • Has scored goals in two of the first three games, coming in consecutive contests Oct. 6 in Florida and Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay.
  • Had 0-0=0 totals with 6 PIM in five pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 1-3=4 totals with 6 PIM in 10 games.

    22—Shean Donovan—RW
  • Is two points shy of his 200th NHL points milestone.
  • Recorded his first point of the season Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay while playing in his 700th NHL game.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida…Recorded his first point as a Bruin with an assist Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay.
  • Had 0-1=1 totals with 2 PIM in five pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 2-5=7 totals with 12 PIM in 27 games.

    23—Paul Mara—D
  • Scoreless in three games thus far this season.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida.
  • Had 1-1=2 totals with 10 PIM in four pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 2-6=8 totals with 14 PIM in 17 games.

    25—Jason York—D
  • Scoreless in three games thus far this season.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida.
  • Had 0-1=1 totals with 2 PIM in five pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 0-9=9 totals with 32 PIM in 29 games.

    26—Brad Boyes—C
  • Has points in each of his last two games with a 1-1=2 effort Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay and an assist Oct. 11 in Atlanta.
  • Has one multiple-point game.
  • Had 2-1=3 totals with 2 PIM in five pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: Has not yet faced.

    27—Glen Murray—RW
  • Scored his first goal of the season Oct. 6 in Florida.
  • Had 2-0=2 totals with 6 PIM in five pre-season games.
  • Was named an Assistant Captain of the team on Oct. 3, 2006.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 4-5=9 totals with 10 PIM in 26 games.

    28—Wade Brookbank—F/D
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 11 in Atlanta after not dressing for the first two games.
  • Had 0-0=0 totals with 14 PIM in four pre-season games.
  • Has not dressed for two games (coach’s decision).
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 0-0=0 totals with 11 PIM in 5 games.

    29—Nathan Dempsey—D
  • Scoreless in three games thus far this season.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida.
  • Had 0-2=2 totals with 2 PIM in four pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 3-5=8 totals with 6 PIM in 11 games.

    30—Tim Thomas—G
  • Took the 8-3 loss Oct. 6 in Florida, allowing 7 goals on 34 shots in 48 minutes before being relieved by Hannu Toivonen.
  • Went 2-1-0 with a 1.14 GAA and .962 save percentage in three pre-season games.
  • Has dressed as backup for two games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: Has not yet faced.

    32—Jeff Hoggan—LW
  • Scoreless in three games thus far this season.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida.
  • Had 100-12=2 totals with 2 PIM in four pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: Has not yet faced.

    33—Zdeno Chara—D
  • Has a three-game assist streak in progress and has factored in five of Boston’s seven goals this season…Had two-assist efforts each Oct. 6 in Florida and Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay and an assist Oct. 11 in Atlanta.
  • Has two multiple-point games.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida and recorded his first points as a Bruin with two assists in that game.
  • Had 0-2=2 totals with 2 PIM in four pre-season games.
  • Was named the 18th Captain in team history on Oct. 3, 2006.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 0-2=2 totals with 4 PIM in 8 games.

    37—Patrice Bergeron—C
  • Scored his first point of the season with the game-winning goal Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay.
  • Had 0-3=3 totals with 0 PIM in five pre-season games.
  • Was named an Assistant Captain of the team on Oct. 3, 2006.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 0-0=0 totals with 0 PIM in 1 game.

    41—Andrew Alberts—D
  • Scoreless in three games thus far this season.
  • Had 0-1=1 totals with 2 PIM in six pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: Has not yet faced.

    43—Yan Stastny—C
  • ROOKIE.
  • Scoreless in two games thus far this season.
  • Had 0-2=2 totals with 0 PIM in four pre-season games.
  • Has not dressed for one game (coach’s decision).
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 0-0=0 totals with 0 PIM in 1 game…Played his first NHL game vs. St. Louis on Mar. 1, 2006 while with Edmonton.

    45—Mark Stuart—D
  • ROOKIE.
  • Did not play during the pre-season due to off-season knee surgery and remains out indefinitely.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: Has not yet faced.

    54—Hannu Toivonen—G
  • Has split his first two starts of the season, earning the 3-2 victory in Tampa Bay on Oct. 7 and dropping a 4-1 decision in Atlanta on Oct. 11.
  • Did not earn a decision Oct. 6 in Florida, allowing one goal on four shots in 12 minutes in relief of Tim Thomas.
  • Went 2-2-0 with a 3.60 GAA and .882 save percentage in four pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: Has not yet faced.

    68—Milan Jurcina—D
  • Is on a day-to-day basis with an elbow contusion suffered during the pre-season.
  • Had 0-0=0 totals with 4 PIM in five pre-season games.
  • Has missed three games to injury (3-elbow).
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: Has not yet faced.

    71—Marc Savard—C
  • Had an assist Oct. 6 in Florida, his first point as a Bruin in his first game with the team.
  • Tied for the team’s pre-season points lead with 1-5=6 totals and 4 PIM in five pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: 6-5=11 totals with 8 PIM in 17 games…Scored his first career hat trick in a career-high four-goal effort in St. Louis on Apr. 5, 2000 while with Calgary.

    81—Phil Kessel—C/W
  • ROOKIE.
  • Recorded his first NHL point with an assist Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay.
  • Played his first NHL game Oct. 6 in Florida.
  • Had 0-3=3 totals with 4 PIM in five pre-season games.
  • Lifetime vs. St. Louis: Has not yet faced.
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