Game Preview: Boston Bruins Vs. New Jersey Devils

Following a successful weekend that helped catapult the Bruins into a wildcard position, Boston is set to begin their stretch of 54 games in just shy of 100 days left in the season. Boston has shuffled their forward lines to create more dynamic depth scoring, and after last weekend, it seems to be precisely what the Bruins needed to get their season back on track.

The Boston Bruins host the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday at 7 p.m. EST after Boston destroyed the Red Wings 5-1, while the Devils beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 in Overtime. The Bruins are 8th in the Eastern Conference with 36 shots per game and 2.8 goals.

The New Jersey Devils have scored 95 goals and are 9th in the Eastern Conference, averaging 2.9 goals per game.

Boston beat New Jersey 5-2 in their last meeting on November 13th, 2021. Brad Marchand scored two goals in that victory.

In their last ten games, the Bruins are 5-3-2, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.1 assists, 3.9 penalties, and 8.4 penalty minutes per game, giving up two goals per game and a .933 save percentage.

In their last ten games, the Devils are 4-6-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.1 penalties, 7.9 penalty minutes, and have given up 3.6 goals per game, and a .872 save percentage.

Devils injuries: Christian Jaros, P.K Subban, and Jimmy Vesey are out on COVID-19 Protocols, and Ryan Graves, Jesper Bratt, and Nico Hischier are all day-to-day with illnesses.

Bruins injuries: Karson Kuhlman and Anton Blidh are both out with COVID-19.

Bruins Projected Forward Lines

Marchand-Bergeron-Smith

Hall-Haula-Pastrnak

DeBrusk-Coyle-Foligno

Frederic-Nosek-Steen

Lazar
Blidh

Bruins Projected Defensive Pairings

Grzelcyk-McAvoy

Reilly-Carlo

Forbort-Clifton

Goalies

Ullmark

Swayman

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