TD Bank
News
 
  • PRINT
  • RSS

B’s vs. Edmonton

Tuesday, 02.13.2007 / 1:07 PM ET / News
Boston Bruins
X
Share with your Friends


B’s vs. Edmonton
false
Here is what we know:

  • Glen Murray is not playing.

    "No, not tonight," said Bruins head coach Dave Lewis. "He’s feeling better, but is not ready."

  • Tim Thomas is in goal this evening -- his sixth straight start.

    Is he concerned with having Hannu Toivonen sit for so long?

    "I am glad to see Goalie Bob (Essensa) here. He’s worked hard with (Toivonen) and he’s talked to him…I am not concerned about (Hannu’s) future. He’s got very good upside."

  • Andrew Ference will make his first appearance for the Bruins tonight, against his old nemesis, having played for the Flames, the Edmonton Oilers.

    "He’s played in the league and he is a very competitive guy," said Lewis. "He’s strong down low and strong in front of the net, and, the thing that I think everyone likes most about him, is how he competes.

    "He’s a gamer, and that’s a great compliment for any player."

    Is it an advantage with Ference here, and getting to play the Oilers, a team he is very familiar with?

    "I hope so," said Lewis, with a chuckle.

  • Chuck Kobasew, who will wear number 12 for Boston, is delayed getting to Massachusetts due to visa issues, so he is being treated for his elbow injury in Calgary.

    "I’ve had conversation with him," said Lewis. "He’s excited to get here and get into the city and to get the jersey on and get playing. He’s not ready to play yet, but he’s been skating."

    Heard in and around the Locker room.

    Dave Lewis
    On Andrew Ference:
    "He’s played in the league and he’s a very competitive guy. He’s strong in front of the net, and he’s a gamer. He’s very comfortable and interacts well with his other teammates, so he’ll certainly have no problems fitting in here."

    On the how the trade has affected the locker room:
    "It’s just the nature of the business. Everyone was anticipating something, so now life in the NHL continues on. As an individual player, you have to prepare for the game, and as a team you prepare for tonight’s game and the upcoming road trip. So nothing really changes. It’s part of being a professional hockey player."

    On the Edmonton Oilers:
    "They’re a fast team, and they come after you really fast. They’re fun to play against because of what they bring. They crash the net well, and they have some rugged defensemen. That makes it hard to get to their net. I’m looking forward to playing a team we don’t play lot."

    Marc Savard
    On playing the Oilers tonight:
    "They’re a hard-nosed team and they’re well-coached. They do a lot of little things well, like blocking shots. We’ll have to be on our game to get two points here tonight."

    On the line changes:
    "I’m playing with Phil [Kessel] tonight, and I thought we had a good mix with Axe on the other side so hopefully we can add something tonight and chip in offensively."

    Andrew Alberts
    On playing with Andrew Ference:
    "It will be good. Practice is going well, and he’s a hard-nosed player. It will take him a little time to get used to the systems, but we compliment eachother well."

    On playing Edmonton:
    "For us, its just about getting points. We don’t know much about them, so we just have to go out there and go after them."

    Shean Donovan
    On the current distractions (trades, injuries etc.):
    "It’s part of the game and you get used to it when you get to this time of the s eason. Everybody knows that it’s a long season. You get through injuries, and now we’re excited for the stretch run here, and there are lots of games to make up here. It starts tonight before our big road trip."

    On Wayne Primeau:
    "Preems was awesome. He was a good linemate and played hard for us. He’s one of those guys everyone wants on their team, because he’s good on the ice and in the locker room. It was fun to be his teammate again, I’m sure he’s excited about being in Calgary and doing good things there."
  • Coors Light - To the Black, The Gold, and The Cold

    SCHEDULE

    HOME
    AWAY
    PROMOTIONAL

    STANDINGS

    ATLANTIC DIVISION
      TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
    1 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
    2 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
    3 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
    4 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
    5 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
    6 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
    7 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
    8 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

    STATS

    2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
    SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
    P. Bergeron 81 23 32 2 55
    L. Eriksson 81 22 25 1 47
    M. Lucic 81 18 26 13 44
    C. Soderberg 82 13 31 10 44
    B. Marchand 77 24 18 5 42
    D. Hamilton 72 10 32 -3 42
    R. Smith 81 13 27 7 40
    T. Krug 78 12 27 13 39
    D. Krejci 47 7 24 7 31
    C. Kelly 80 7 21 6 28
     
    GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
    T. Rask 34 21 13 .922 2.30
    N. Svedberg 7 5 1 .918 2.33
    Hallmark Health System
    BRUINS FAN POLL
     
    Friendly's - Official Family Restaurant and Ice Cream of the Boston Bruins
    Jack Links
    NHL Ticket Exchange
    Dunkin' Donuts Perks   AMI Graphics   Geico - Aim for savings

    Click the instant ticket and enter to win Second Chance Drawings