BOSTON — The Thanksgiving Showdown is not going to be a battle of Tim Thomas against his hometown team.
Tuukka Rask will start in net against Detroit today at the TD Garden, as the Bruins try to extend their 10-game winning streak.
Rask has served as Thomas’ back-up the last three games. He has a three-game winning streak. Jimmy Howard will start for the Red Wings.
Here are the Bruins’ lines and D pairs:
Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Tyler Seguin
Benoit Pouliot-Chris Kelly-Rich Peverley
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk
Dennis Seidenberg-Joe Corvo
Andrew Ference-Adam McQuaid