Potter, Meszaros healthy scratches for B's vs. Blackhawks

Potter, Meszaros healthy scratches for B's vs. Blackhawks
March 27, 2014, 7:15 pm

BOSTON – The Bruins will go with the same lineup against the Chicago Blackhawks that they took the ice on Monday night against the Montreal Canadiens. Tuukka Rask will face off against Corey Crawford in a Stanley Cup Final rematch, and it appears Corey Potter and Andrej Meszaros will be the healthy scratches among the eight healthy defensemen.

The Bruins will feature the same line of forwards that’s been a staple over the past few months, and the Black and Gold will hope to keep a 13-game point streak going after losing to the Montreal Canadiens in the shootout on Monday night.

Don’t expect much revenge or bad blood between the Bruins and the Blackhawks, two Original Six teams that have an elevated level of respect for each other after the six-game Cup Final showdown last June.

Here are the forward combos and D-pairings based on the pregame warm-up:

Lucic-Krejci-Iginla
Marchand-Bergeron-Smith
Kelly-Soderberg-Eriksson
Paille-Campbell-Thornton

Chara-Hamilton
Bartkowski-Boychuk
Krug-Miller

Rask