UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The Boston Bruins have completed their morning skate in preparation for tonight’s game with the New York Islanders here at Nassau Coliseum.

Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron and Andrew Ference stayed out for extra work after the rest of the club.

The lines, as skated in the morning drills were:
Axelsson-Savard-Kobasew
Wheeler-Krejci-Ryder
Sobotka-Yelle-Nokelainen
Thornton-St. Pierre-Bitz

Lucic mixed in with the fourth line,  while Bergeron mixed in with the third. Ference joined the club after line drills.

Head coach Claude Julien confirmed that Manny Fernandez is healthy enough to serve as the back-up to Tim Thomas.