BOSTON – The Bruins were a little loose and a little relaxed during their morning skate, and perhaps that’s the swagger of a team that knows they’re playing their best hockey of the season. It might also be a team that’s loosened the grip on their intensity ever-so-slightly as they were slapping backs and cracking jokes after Friday’s morning skate prior to Game 4 at the TD Garden.
We’ll certainly find out quickly as the Bruins get ready to take the ice after fielding the same lineup for pregame warm-up as they did for morning skate. Kaspars Daugavins is in for Gregory Campbell, and the bottom six forward groups have been shuffled into new combinations as a result.
Here are the forward combos and D-pairings based on pregame warm-ups: