It was an optional skate for the Bruins as they ready for a game with the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night and hope to get the bad taste of the Montreal loss last weekend out of their mouths. Milan Lucic, David Krejci and Brad Marchand were the forwards who skipped the session. For the defensemen, Andrew Ference and Dennis Seidenberg were absent.
Anton Khudobin was the only Bruins goaltender on the ice, which would seem to indicate that Rask will get his third start in a row after playing very well against both New Jersey and Montreal. Expect the lines and D-pairings to look a little something like this: