Bruins head coach Claude Julien said this morning he didn’t expect any lineup changes from last night’s loss to Buffalo to tonight’s visit to the New York Islanders.
Based on pregame warm-ups, Julien’s sticking with that — even giving Tim Thomas a second straight start in net. Thomas struggled in allowing four goals on 45 shot in the loss to the Sabres. The last time the Bruins faced the Isles, Tuukka Rask earned the win with 34 saves on 37 shots.
It appears the forward lines and D pairs will stay the same as well: