NHL Preview from The Sports Network |
Tuesday, November 29th
(All times eastern)
Boston Bruins (8-12-5) at New Jersey Devils (11-9-2), 7:30 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The New Jersey Devils try to win their season-high third
consecutive game tonight when they welcome the Boston Bruins to Continental
On Friday, Alexander Mogilny and Sergei Brylin scored two goals apiece and
Viktor Kozlov tallied a goal and four assists as the Devils defeated the Tampa
Bay Lightning, 8-2, at the St. Pete Times Forum.
Brian Gionta added a goal and two assists and Martin Brodeur stopped 24 shots
for the Devils, who have won three of their last four games overall. Scott
Gomez and Jamie Langenbrunner also notched goals for New Jersey.
Gomez extended his point streak to seven games (5g, 7a).
The Devils have their fourth winning streak of the season intact, but have yet
to win three in a row.
New Jersey, which is 6-4-1 on home ice, will visit Philadelphia on Wednesday.
Boston, meanwhile, has lost two straight games and eight of its last nine. On
Saturday the B's dropped a 4-2 tilt in Ottawa. Jason Spezza had two goals and
two assists to lead the Senators.
Brad Isbister had a goal and an assist and Nick Boynton scored for the Bruins,
while goaltender Andrew Raycroft made 36 saves in the loss.
The Bruins' Joe Thornton has a five-game point streak intact, having tallied
two goals and three assists during the run.
Boston, which is 4-6-4 on the road, will host Ottawa on Thursday.
New Jersey defeated Boston, 5-4, in a shootout on October 29 at the TD
Banknorth Garden. The Devils have won two of the last three meetings.
Sixteen of the last 20 meetings between these clubs have been decided by one
goal or less.
11/29 10:32:09 ET