Boston Bruins (16-7-1) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (16-7-4)
TV: ROOT, NESN
Consol Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA
The defending Stanley Cup champions roll into Pittsburgh for their first meeting with the Penguins this season. The Bruins are as hot as it gets right now. They have only lost once in their last 14 games. That included a 10-game winning streak. They've also won their last three straight. This will be two of the top teams in the East going at it and quite the test for the Penguins.
Both Kris Letang and Zbynek Michalek have concussions. Deryk Engelland is day-to-day. Alexandre Picard has been called up.
How many times will we hear about Matt Cooke tonight?
Season Series: 0-0-0.
Last meeting that counted: March 5, 2011. Penguins won 3-2 [OT].
What we said in our recap:
The Pens took the early punches from the Bruins. Then they punched back. Then they fell down. Then they got up and knocked the Bruins ...