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Thursday, 11.16.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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BOSTON BRUINS vs. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS
TD Banknorth Garden; Boston MA
Game Time: 7:00 p.m.
NESN and WBZ Radio


Tonight’s Game
The Bruins host the Maple Leafs tonight in the second of eight games between these teams this season and the second of four games of this season’s series at TD Banknorth Garden. The Bruins are 6-7-2 thus far this season and are 4-3-1 thus far on home ice. The Maple Leafs are 11-5-3 thus far this season with a 6-2-1 record on the road. The Bruins are 2-3-1 thus far this season vs. Northeast Division teams and are 5-7-1 thus far this season against Eastern Conference opponents. The Maple Leafs are 5-3-1 this season vs. Northeast Division teams and are 9-4-3 against Eastern Conference foes.

Lifetime Series
The Bruins are 257-248-98-3 lifetime vs. the Maple Leafs with Toronto holding a 1818-1764 scoring edge in those 606 games. On home ice, the Bruins are 164-91-47-1 lifetime vs. Toronto with a 981-800 scoring advantage in those 303 contests. The Maple Leafs won the first game of this season’s series with a 6-4 victory in Boston on Nov. 9 and tonight’s game is the second between these teams in a 20-day span. The remaining games of this season’s series are Nov. 25 and 28 in Toronto, Dec. 7 in Boston, Jan. 1 in Toronto, Jan. 4 in Boston and Feb. 20 in Toronto.

Recent Bruins Games
The Bruins have won their last two games with a 4-3 win over Ottawa on Nov. 11 and a 3-2 shootout victory in Washington on Nov. 15. That followed a 5-3 loss in Atlanta on Nov. 6 and a 6-4 setback to Toronto on Nov. 9 and they are 4-2-1 in their last seven games overall.

Recent Maple Leafs Games
The Maple Leafs have won their last four straight games and seven of their last eight contests with wins over Montreal (5-4 Oct. 28 and 5-1 Nov. 11), Atlanta (4-2 Oct. 30), Tampa Bay (4-2 Nov. 1), Buffalo (4-1 Nov. 4, Philadelphia (4-1 Nov. 6) and Boston (6-4 Nov. 9) and a 4-2 loss in Florida on Nov. 2.

Upcoming Bruins Games
The Bruins will continue their current three-game home stand hosting Washington on Nov. 18 and Florida on Nov. 20. Both games are at 7:00 p.m. and are broadcast on both NESN and WBZ Radio. Tickets are available for all home games.

Upcoming Maple Leafs Games
The Maple Leafs next return home to host New Jersey on Nov. 18 and NY Islanders on Nov. 20.

Bruins Injuries
Jason York: Knee injury; out indefinitely.

Bruins Recent Transactions
Nov. 7: Hannu Toivonen and Mark Stuart assigned to Providence/AHL; Brian Finley recalled from Providence/AHL.
Nov. 11: Petr Tenkrat recalled from Providence/AHL; Jeff Hoggan and Wade Brookbank assigned to Providence/AHL.
Nov. 12: Brian Finley returned to Providence/AHL; Mike Brown recalled from Long Beach/ECHL.
Nov. 13: Brian Finley recalled from Providence/AHL; Matt Lashoff returned to Providence/AHL; Yan Stastny and Mike Brown assigned to Providence/AHL.
Nov. 13: Acquired Stanislav Chistov from Anaheim Ducks for the conditional draft pick received from Phoenix in the June 26, 2006 Paul Mara-Nick Boynton trade (Phoenix’s third round pick in either the 2007 or 2008 NHL Entry Draft).
Nov. 14: Acquired Philippe Sauve from Phoenix Coyotes for Tyler Redenbach; Assigned Sauve to Providence/AHL.

Bruins 2006-07 Shootout Results
(Underline indicates goal scored)
  • Oct. 12, 2006 – Boston 2 at St. Louis 3
    Goalies: Bos-Thomas; StL-Legace
    Shooters: Bos-Bergeron, Boyes, Sturm, Savard; StL-Wideman, Weight, Tkachuk, Stempniak
  • Nov. 2, 2006 – Buffalo 5 at Boston 4
    Goalies: Bos-Thomas; Buf-Miller
    Shooters: Bos-Murray, Axelsson, Bergeron; Buf-Briere, Afinogenov, Kotalik

    Bruins Fun Facts
  • Wayne Primeau is two assists shy of his 100th NHL assist milestone.
  • Shean Donovan is one point shy of his 200th NHL point milestone.
  • Marc Savard has a seven-game point streak in progress with 4-10=14 totals in that span, including a 2-3=5 night Nov. 4 vs. Tampa Bay.
  • Patrice Bergeron had his five-game point streak stopped Nov. 15 in Washington with 3-4=6 totals in that span, including the game-winning goal Nov. 11 vs. Ottawa…He did score the deciding goal in the 3-2 shootout win in Washington on Nov. 15 but that does not count toward a streak.
  • Paul Mara had his four-game assist streak stopped Nov. 15 in Washington with 0-6=6 totals in that stretch.
  • The Bruins have two players on the NHL All-Star ballot for the game to be played Jan. 24 in Dallas – Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron.
  • 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.

    The Players

    6—Brad Stuart—D
  • Has 1-1=2 totals in his last two straight games with an assist Nov. 11 vs. Ottawa and a goal Nov. 15 in Washington.
  • Has 1-3=4 totals in his last eight games.
  • Has missed five games to injury (5-finger, Oct. 26-Nov. 6).
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 1-2=3 totals with 8 PIM in 10 games.

    11—P. J. Axelsson—LW
  • Has 4-5=9 totals in five of his last seven games…Recorded 1-1=2 totals each Oct. 28 vs. Ottawa, Nov. 2 vs. Buffalo and Nov. 4 vs. Tampa Bay; a goal Nov. 9 vs. Toronto; and two assists Nov. 11 vs. Ottawa.
  • Has four multiple-point games.
  • Had a three-game point streak from Oct. 28-Nov. 4 (3-3=6 totals).
  • 2006-07 Shootout Stats: 0/1.
  • Played his 600th NHL game Oct. 26 vs. Montreal.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 3-12=15 totals with 6 PIM in 37 games.

    13—Stanislav Chistov—LW
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Nov. 15 in Washington and recorded his first point as a Bruin with an assist in that game.
  • Acquired Nov. 13 from Anaheim where he was scoreless in one game this season…Played his first NHL game of the season Nov. 6 vs. Pittsburgh.
  • Had a three-game conditioning assignment in Portland/AHL from Oct. 31-Nov. 5 (1-0=1 totals).
  • Was Anaheim’s first pick, fifth overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft…Returns to the NHL this season after playing the 2005-06 season in Russia…Has played two NHL seasons with Anaheim.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 0-2=2 totals with 0 PIM in 2 games.

    16—Marco Sturm—LW
  • Scored his first goal since opening night on Nov. 9 vs. Toronto.
  • 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: 1/2.
  • Has missed four games to injury (4-leg, Oct. 19-28).
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 4-4=8 totals with 14 PIM in 14 games.

    17—Petr Tenkrat—RW
  • Scored his first goal as a Bruin in his first game as a Bruin Nov. 11 vs. Ottawa…It was his first NHL game since Apr. 14, 2002 with Nashville.
  • Recalled Nov. 11 from Providence/AHL where he had been assigned on Oct. 9…Had 2-7=9 totals with 6 PIM in seven AHL Bruins games.
  • Has not dressed for two games (coach’s decision).
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 0-1=1 totals with 2 PIM in 4 games.

    18—Mark Mowers—C
  • Has 1-1=2 totals in two of his last six games, scoring his first goal/point of the season Nov. 2 vs. Buffalo and adding an assist Nov. 11 vs. Ottawa.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida…Scored his first goal as a Bruin Nov. 2 vs. Buffalo.
  • Has missed two games to injury (2-shoulder, Oct. 21-26).
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 0-0=0 totals with 0 PIM in 3 games.

    20—Wayne Primeau—C
  • Is two assists shy of his 100th NHL assists milestone.
  • Has 1-1=2 totals in two of his last five games with an assist Nov. 4 vs. Tampa Bay and a goal Nov. 9 vs. Toronto.
  • Scored goals in each of his first two games, Oct. 6 in Florida and Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 3-4=7 totals with 26 PIM in 25 games.

    21—Nathan Dempsey—D
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida…Recorded his first point as a Bruin with an assist Nov. 4 vs. Tampa Bay.
  • Has not dressed for two games (coach’s decision).
  • Changed his sweater number from 29 to 21 on November 2.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 1-0=1 totals with 2 PIM in 2 games…Was drafted by Toronto as their 12th pick, 245th overall, in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft and played his first eight pro seasons in the Maple Leafs organization from 1994-2002.

    22—Shean Donovan—RW
  • Is one point shy of his 200th NHL points milestone.
  • His last point was an assist Nov. 4 vs. Tampa Bay.
  • Played his 700th NHL game Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay.
  • 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. Toronto: 4-1=5 totals with 15 PIM in 30 games…Played his first NHL game vs. Toronto on Feb. 6, 1995 while with San Jose.

    23—Paul Mara—D
  • Had his four-game assist streak stopped Nov. 15 in Washington with 0-6=6 totals in that span…Had two-assist efforts each Nov. 4 vs. Tampa Bay, including one on the overtime goal, and Nov. 6 in Atlanta; and single assists each Nov. 9 vs. Toronto and Nov. 11 vs. Ottawa.
  • Has two multiple-point games.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida…Recorded his first point as a Bruin with an assist on the game-winning goal Oct. 19 vs. Calgary.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 3-5=8 totals with 8 PIM in 10 games.

    25—Jason York—D
  • Has missed the last five games with a knee injury.
  • Recorded his first point of the season and first as a Bruin with an assist Oct. 19 vs. Calgary.
  • Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 6 in Florida…Recorded his first point as a Bruin with an assist Oct. 19 vs. Calgary.
  • Has missed five games to injury (5-knee, Nov. 4-15).
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 0-8=8 totals with 24 PIM in 29 games.

    26—Brad Boyes—C
  • Has 1-4=5 totals in three of his last six games with an assist Nov. 2 vs. Buffalo; a 1-1=2 effort including a shorthanded goal Nov. 6 in Atlanta; and two assists Nov. 9 vs. Toronto.
  • Has 2-5=7 totals in his last ten games.
  • Has three multiple-point games.
  • Had a three-game point streak from Oct. 7-12 (1-3=4 totals).
  • 2006-07 Shootout Stats: 0/1.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 1-5=6 totals with 4 PIM in 9 games…Was drafted by Toronto as their first pick, 24th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft and played his first pro season in the Maple Leafs organization.

    27—Glen Murray—RW
  • Has 2-1=3 totals in his last two straight games with two goals Nov. 11 vs. Ottawa, including his 300th NHL goal, and an assist Nov. 15 in Washington.
  • Has 4-3=7 totals in four of his last seven games with 7-6=13 totals in his last 13 contests.
  • Has four multiple-point games with his season-high a 1-2=3 effort Nov. 4 vs. Tampa Bay.
  • 2006-07 Shootout Stats: 0/1.
  • Played his 900th NHL game Nov. 9 vs. Toronto…Scored his 300th NHL goal with the second of two goals Nov. 11 vs. Ottawa.
  • Was named an Assistant Captain of the team on Oct. 3, 2006.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 11-9=20 totals with 22 PIM in 37 games.

    30—Tim Thomas—G
  • Has won his last two starts with a 4-3 win over Ottawa on Nov. 11 and a 3-2 shootout victory in Washington on Nov. 15.
  • Is 4-1-1 in his last six decisions.
  • 2006-07 Shootout Stats: 1-2 (4 goals/10 shots).
  • Has dressed as backup for three games.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 1-0-1 with a 3.60 GAA in 3 games.

    33—Zdeno Chara—D
  • Has 3-2=5 totals in five of his last eight games…Scored his first goal as a Bruin Oct. 26 vs. Montreal; the game-winning goal Oct. 28 vs. Ottawa; the game-tying goal at 19:13 of the third period Nov. 4 vs. Tampa Bay; and single assists each Nov. 9 vs. Toronto and Nov. 11 vs. Ottawa.
  • Has two multiple-point games.
  • Had a three-game assist streak from Oct. 6-11 (0-5=5 totals).
  • 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…Scored his first goal as a Bruin Oct. 26 vs. Montreal.
  • Was named the 18th Captain in team history on Oct. 3, 2006.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 3-4=7 totals with 47 PIM in 35 games.

    37—Patrice Bergeron—C
  • Had his five-game point streak stopped Nov. 15 in Washington with 3-4=7 totals in that span…Had single assists each Nov. 2 vs. Buffalo and Nov. 4 vs. Tampa Bay; a two-goal effort Nov. 6 in Atlanta; two assists Nov. 9 vs. Toronto; and the game-winning goal Nov. 11 vs. Ottawa…Scored the deciding goal in the shootout win Nov. 15 in Washington, but that goal did not count toward the point streak.
  • Has 3-8=11 totals in eight of his last ten games.
  • Has three multiple-point games.
  • Had a three-game assist/point streak from Oct. 19-26 (0-4=4 totals).
  • 2006-07 Shootout Stats: 2/3 (deciding goal Nov. 15 in Washington).
  • Was named an Assistant Captain of the team on Oct. 3, 2006.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 2-8=10 totals with 2 PIM in 12 games.

    41—Andrew Alberts—D
  • Has played the last seven games after missing three games to injury.
  • Recorded his first point of the season with an assist Oct. 19 vs. Calgary.
  • Has missed three games to injury (3-shoulder, Oct. 21-28).
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 0-1=1 totals with 11 PIM in 9 games.

    60—Brian Finley—G
  • Recalled from Providence/AHL on Nov. 13 where he had been re-assigned on Nov. 12…Was 6-3-0 with a 3.06 GAA in nine AHL Bruins games…This is his second recall to Boston (Nov. 7-12).
  • Took the 6-4 loss to Toronto on Nov. 9, allowing two goals (one empty net) in 39 minutes in relief of Tim Thomas…It was his first game as a Bruin.
  • Has dressed as backup for two games.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 0-1-0 with a 3.08 GAA in 1 game.

    68—Milan Jurcina—D
  • Has missed three games to injury (3-elbow, Oct. 6-11).
  • Has not dressed for four games (coach’s decision).
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 0-0=0 totals with 10 PIM in 6 games.

    81—Phil Kessel—C/W
  • ROOKIE.
  • Has 4-1=5 totals in his last nine games…Scored his first NHL goal Oct. 21 vs. Buffalo; added tallies Oct. 26 vs. Montreal and Nov. 4 vs. Tampa Bay; an assist Nov. 9 vs. Toronto; and a goal Nov. 15 in Washington.
  • Played his first NHL game Oct. 6 in Florida…Recorded his first NHL point with an assist Oct. 7 in Tampa Bay…Scored his first NHL goal Oct. 21 vs. Buffalo.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 0-1=1 totals with 0 PIM in 1 game.

    91—Marc Savard—C
  • Has a seven-game point streak in progress with 4-10=14 totals in that span…Had an assist Oct. 28 vs. Ottawa; a 1-2=3 effort Nov. 2 vs. Buffalo; matched his career-high for points in a game with a 2-3=5 effort Nov. 4 vs. Tampa Bay; an assist Nov. 6 in Atlanta; a goal Nov. 9 vs. Toronto; an assist Nov. 11 vs. Ottawa; and two assists Nov. 15 in Washington.
  • Has 5-14=19 totals in 11 of his last 13 games.
  • Has four multiple-point games with his season-high a 2-3=5 effort Nov. 4 vs. Tampa Bay which matched his previous career-high for points in a game.
  • Had a four-game point streak from Oct. 12-21 (1-4=5 totals).
  • 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.
  • Was the NHL’s Number One Star for the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4 with 3-5=8 totals in two games.
  • Changed his sweater number from 71 to 91 on November 2.
  • Lifetime vs. Toronto: 5-9=14 totals with 38 PIM in 21 games.
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    ATLANTIC DIVISION
      TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
    1 TBL 34 20 10 4 112 90 44
    2 MTL 33 20 11 2 88 82 42
    3 DET 33 17 8 8 93 82 42
    4 TOR 32 19 10 3 110 91 41
    5 FLA 30 14 8 8 68 76 36
    6 BOS 33 16 14 3 82 85 35
    7 OTT 32 14 12 6 88 88 34
    8 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28

    STATS

    2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
    SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
    P. Bergeron 33 6 16 2 22
    C. Soderberg 33 6 16 6 22
    B. Marchand 30 8 11 8 19
    L. Eriksson 33 6 11 6 17
    D. Hamilton 33 5 12 0 17
    R. Smith 33 8 8 1 16
    M. Lucic 33 6 9 3 15
    T. Krug 29 6 6 4 12
    C. Kelly 31 2 9 3 11
    D. Krejci 13 3 7 2 10
     
    GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
    N. Svedberg 4 4 0 .925 2.24
    T. Rask 12 10 3 .914 2.50
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