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Boston Bruins Roster Report
Boston Bruins Roster Report
GOALTENDERS: Tim Thomas, Manny Fernandez.

DEFENSEMEN: Zdeno Chara, Aaron Ward, Dennis Wideman, Andrew Ference, Shane Hnidy, Mark Stuart.

FIRST LINE: P.J. Axelsson, Marc Savard, Phil Kessel.

SECOND LINE: Marco Sturm, Patrice Bergeron, Michael Ryder.

THIRD LINE: Milan Lucic, David Krejci, Blake Wheeler.

FOURTH LINE: Shawn Thornton, Stephane Yelle, Petteri Nokelainen.


--G Manny Fernandez made his first home start of the season Saturday night as the Bruins continued a straight rotation of the two Gs. Fernandez won for the second straight Saturday night.

--LW Milan Lucic wore contact lenses for the second straight game, registering more points (four) Saturday night than he had the first seven games (three). His hat trick was the Bruins' first in over a calendar year.

--C Marc Savard ended a three-game point-less streak with two assists and is 5-6-11 for the season. He was 14-4 on faceoffs Saturday night.

--RW Michael Ryder also ended a three-game slump, with an assists, but had no goals in seven games since the opener. He spent time on the fourth line during the game.

--D Zdeno Chara still hasn't scored a goal and has no points in the last five.

--D Dennis Wideman had his second and third assists of the season.

--LW Shawn Thornton had a strong game on the fourth line (and above for parts of the game) that included his first point, an assist, of the year.

--C Stephane Yelle scored his first goal and notched his first point as a Bruin.

--C David Krejci had his first goal in five games.

--D Matt Hunwick was a healthy scratch for the fifth straight game.

--RW Petteri Nokelainen returned and F Vladimir Sobotka sat.


--RW Chuck Kobasew is expected to miss three weeks from the night of the opener with a fractured right ankle. He is on injured reserve but the Bruins will not get any cap relief during his absence.

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