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BOSTON BRUINS vs. CALGARY FLAMES

Thursday, 10.19.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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BOSTON BRUINS vs. CALGARY FLAMES
TD Banknorth Garden; Boston MA
Game Time: 7:00 p.m.
NESN and WBZ Radio


Tonight’s Game
The Bruins host the Flames tonight in the only game between these teams this season. The Bruins are 1-3-1 thus far this season and are playing their first home game of the season tonight. The Flames are 2-3-1 thus far this season with a 1-2-1 record on the road. The Bruins are playing their first game of the season against a Northwest Division team tonight and are 0-0-1 thus far this season against Western Conference opponents The Flames are 1-1-1 this season vs. both Northeast Division teams and Eastern Conference foes.

Lifetime Series
The Bruins are 50-30-10-1 lifetime vs. the Flames franchise (includes Atlanta) with a 319-290 scoring advantage in those 91 games. On home ice, the Bruins are 28-12-6-1 lifetime vs. the Calgary franchise with a 165-130 scoring edge in those 47 contests. This the first game between these teams at TD Banknorth Garden since the 2003-04 season. Shean Donovan played two-plus seasons with the Flames from 2003-2006 and Marc Savard played three-plus seasons in Calgary from 1999-2002. Glen Murray has scored two of his five career hat tricks vs. Calgary, on Apr. 13, 1998 with Los Angeles and Nov. 26, 2002 with Boston.

Recent Bruins Games
The Bruins completed their season-opening five-game road trip at 1-2-1 with an 8-3 loss in Florida on Oct. 6, a 3-2 victory in Tampa on Oct. 7, a 4-1 loss in Atlanta on Oct. 11, a 3-2 shootout loss in St. Louis on Oct. 12 and a 4-1 loss at NY Islanders on Oct. 14.

Recent Flames Games
The Flames are 1-2-0 thus far on their current four-game road trip with a 1-0 victory in Ottawa on Oct. 12, a 5-4 overtime loss in Toronto on Oct. 14 and a 5-4 loss in Montreal on Oct. 17.

Upcoming Bruins Games
The Bruins open a six-game home stand tonight. They will host 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 Flames Games
The Flames conclude their current four-game road trip tonight. They will next return to Calgary for a three-game home stand, hosting Phoenix on Oct. 24, Nashville on Oct. 28 and Washington on Oct. 30.

Bruins Injuries
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
(Underline indicates goal scored)
  • Oct. 12, 2006 – Boston 2 at St. Louis 3
    Goalies: B-Thomas; S-Legace
    Shooters: B-Bergeron, Boyes, Sturm, Savard; S-Wideman, Weight, Tkachuk, Stempniak

    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.
  • Glen Murray is six goals shy of his 300th NHL goal milestone.
  • The Bruins have three rookies on their active roster – Phil Kessel, Yan Stastny and Hannu Toivonen.
  • The Bruins play just three games out of the Eastern time zone this season. They played in St. Louis on Oct. 12 and will play in Chicago on Dec. 29 and at Nashville on Dec. 30.
  • Brad Stuart (0-2=2 totals), Glen Murray (1-1=2 totals) and Marc Savard (1-1=2 totals) all have points in each of their last two games.
  • Brad Boyes had his three-game point streak stopped Oct. 14 at NY Islanders with 1-3=4 totals in that span.

    The Players

    6—Brad Stuart—D
  • Has assists in each of his last two games, recorded Oct. 12 in St. Louis and Oct. 14 at NY Islanders.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 3-6=9 totals with 17 PIM in 17 games…Scored his first NHL goal in his first NHL game vs. the Flames on Oct. 2, 1999 while with San Jose.

    11—P. J. Axelsson—LW
  • Scored his first point of the season with a goal Oct. 11 in Atlanta.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 0-4=4 totals with 0 PIM in 9 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.
  • 2006-07 Shootout Stats: 1/1.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 5-11=16 totals with 12 PIM in 29 games.

    18—Mark Mowers—C
  • Scoreless in five games thus far this season.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 2-0=2 totals with 0 PIM in 10 games.

    20—Wayne Primeau—C
  • Is three assists shy of his 100th NHL assists milestone.
  • Scored goals in his first two games, Oct. 6 in Florida and Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 0-2=2 totals with 12 PIM in 16 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.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 5-0=5 totals with 6 PIM in 22 games…Played two-plus seasons with the Flames from 2003-2006.

    23—Paul Mara—D
  • Scoreless in five games thus far this season.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 1-6=7 totals with 24 PIM in 18 games.

    25—Jason York—D
  • Scoreless in five games thus far this season.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 3-8=11 totals with 22 PIM in 27 games.

    26—Brad Boyes—C
  • Had his three-game point streak stopped Oct. 14 at NY Islanders with 1-3=4 totals in that span…Had a 1-1=2 effort Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay and single assists each Oct. 11 in Atlanta and Oct. 12 in St. Louis.
  • Has one multiple-point game.
  • 2006-07 Shootout Stats: 0/1.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 0-0=0 totals with 0 PIM in 1 game.

    27—Glen Murray—RW
  • Is six goals shy of the 300th NHL goal milestone.
  • Has 1-1=2 totals in his last two straight games with an assist Oct. 12 in St. Louis and a goal Oct. 14 at NY Islanders.
  • Was named an Assistant Captain of the team on Oct. 3, 2006.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 13-7=20 totals with 12 PIM in 29 games…Has scored two of his five career hat tricks against the Flames, on Apr. 13, 1998 while with Los Angeles and Nov. 26, 2002 with Boston.

    28—Wade Brookbank—F/D
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 11 in Atlanta.
  • Has not dressed for four games (coach’s decision).
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 0-0=0 totals with 30 PIM in 5 games.

    29—Nathan Dempsey—D
  • Scoreless in four games thus far this season.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida.
  • Has not dressed for one game (coach’s decision).
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 0-4=4 totals with 6 PIM in 14 games.

    30—Tim Thomas—G
  • Has lost his first two starts of the season at 0-1-1…Took the 8-3 loss Oct. 6 in Florida, allowing 7 goals on 34 shots in 48 minutes before being relieved by Hannu Toivonen and recorded the 3-2 shootout loss Oct. 12 in St. Louis.
  • 2006-07 Shootout Stats: 0-1 (2 goals/4 shots).
  • Has dressed as backup for three games.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: Has not yet faced.

    32—Jeff Hoggan—LW
  • Scoreless in five games thus far this season.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: Has not yet faced.

    33—Zdeno Chara—D
  • Had his three-game assist streak snapped Oct. 12 in St. Louis with five assists in that span…Factored in five of Boston’s first seven goals with 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.
  • Was named the 18th Captain in team history on Oct. 3, 2006.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 0-1=1 totals with 14 PIM in 10 games.

    37—Patrice Bergeron—C
  • Has two goals on the season with the game-winning goal Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay and a tally Oct. 12 in St. Louis.
  • 2006-07 Shootout Stats: 0/1.
  • Was named an Assistant Captain of the team on Oct. 3, 2006.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 0-0=0 totals with 2 PIM in 2 games.

    41—Andrew Alberts—D
  • Scoreless in five games thus far this season.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 0-0=0 totals with 0 PIM in 1 game.

    43—Yan Stastny—C
  • ROOKIE.
  • Scoreless in four games thus far this season.
  • Has not dressed for one game (coach’s decision).
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: Has not yet faced.

    45—Mark Stuart—D
  • ROOKIE.
  • Remains out indefinitely due to off-season knee surgery.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: Has not yet faced.

    54—Hannu Toivonen—G
  • Has lost his last two starts after opening the season with a 3-2 victory in Tampa Bay on Oct. 7…Dropped 4-1 decisions each in Atlanta on Oct. 11 and at NY Islanders on Oct. 14.
  • Did not earn a decision Oct. 6 in Florida, allowing one goal on four shots in 12 minutes in relief of Tim Thomas.
  • Has dressed as backup for one game.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: Has not yet faced.

    68—Milan Jurcina—D
  • Played his first game of the season Oct. 12 in St. Louis after missing the first three games with an elbow injury.
  • Has missed three games to injury (3-elbow).
  • Has not dressed for one game (coach’s decision).
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 0-0=0 totals with 0 PIM in 1 game.

    71—Marc Savard—C
  • Has 1-1=2 totals in his last two straight games with a goal Oct. 12 in St. Louis and an assist Oct. 14 at NY Islanders.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida with his first point as a Bruin an assist in that game…Scored his first goal as a Bruin Oct. 12 in St. Louis.
  • 2006-07 Shootout Stats: 0/1.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: 1-1=2 totals with 0 PIM in 4 games…Played three-plus seasons in Calgary from 1999-2002.

    81—Phil Kessel—C/W
  • ROOKIE.
  • Has two assists on the season, recorded Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay and Oct. 12 in St. Louis.
  • Played his first NHL game Oct. 6 in Florida…Recorded his first NHL point with an assist Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay.
  • Lifetime vs. Calgary: Has not yet faced.
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    ATLANTIC DIVISION
      TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
    1 MTL 7 6 1 0 22 21 12
    2 TBL 7 4 2 1 21 14 9
    3 OTT 5 4 1 0 14 10 8
    4 DET 6 3 1 2 12 10 8
    5 BOS 8 4 4 0 20 20 8
    6 TOR 7 3 3 1 20 21 7
    7 FLA 6 2 2 2 9 14 6
    8 BUF 6 1 5 0 8 22 2

    STATS

    2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
    SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
    D. Krejci 5 2 4 3 6
    C. Kelly 8 1 5 5 6
    T. Krug 8 2 3 4 5
    C. Soderberg 8 2 3 0 5
    M. Lucic 8 0 5 0 5
    L. Eriksson 8 2 2 3 4
    P. Bergeron 8 1 3 -1 4
    R. Smith 8 2 1 -2 3
    Z. Chara 8 2 1 -1 3
    B. Marchand 8 1 2 -2 3
     
    GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
    N. Svedberg 1 1 0 .969 0.91
    T. Rask 3 3 0 .880 2.91
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