8 a.m. ET: The Bruins were horrible defensively on Thursday night on Buffalo, and they’ll get their first chance to rectify that on Saturday night against another division rival.
The B’s look to put the 7-4 loss to the Sabres behind them when they travel north to Toronto to take on the Maple Leafs.
Claude Julien was disgusted with the way his team played defensively in the loss to Buffalo, and you have to imagine the B’s will come out with a much better effort on Saturday night. They’re going to be shorthanded in doing so, though. Shawn Thornton is out for 7-10 days after suffering a concussion as a result of his first-period fight with John Scott on Thursday. Another usual member of the fourth line, Daniel Paille, will also be out with an upper-body injury.
That means even more line juggling for Julien who had put Paille on the third line in favor of Chris Bourque, who was a healthy scratch Thursday. The Bruins have called on Jamie Tardif from Providence for the Saturday night tilt...