Tonight, the Boston Bruins face-off against 2009’s first round pick John Tavarez and the New York Islanders. The Bruins are 1-2-0 after coming off of a 6-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks while the Islanders bring a record of 0-0-2 after coming off of a 3-2 overtime loss to the Ottawa Senators.
Matt Moulson and Tavarez lead the Islanders with 3 points.
Marc Savard leads the Bruins with 4 points.
Shawn Thornton leads the Bruins in shots on goal with 11.
The Bruins team +/- is -10 while the Islanders have a team +/- of -19.
Marco Sturm leads the Bruins in goals with 2.
Dwayne Roloson is expected to start for the Islanders as he was first off of the ice for the morning skate.
The Bruins have yet to announce whether or not Tim Thomas or Tuukka Rask will start.
Edit 6:33pm: Tuukka Rask will start between the pipes tonight