Tim Thomas is out on the ice first meaning hell be playing in his 12th straight game and 10th start in this 12 games when he suits up to face off against Ilya Bryzgalov and the Philadelphia Flyers. Thomas has owned the Flyers throughout his career and is 12-3-2 with a 2.20 goals against average and a .935 save percentage in 17 career games against the Flyers.
Its a sign of hope to the Bruins that they always play well against the Flyers.
Its a good opponent and theyre playing well, said Claude Julien. The one thing I like about this game today is that we always seem to play well against Philadelphia. So you hope that pattern continues, and we go out there and play a really solid game.
Its something we need right now and everybody knows it.
The question becomes how much Thomas will have in the gas tank after playing so much during the month of March. Here is the rest of the Bs projected lineup with Joe Corvo sitting out as a healthy scratch: