Rask starts, Boychuk returns vs Isles

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Rask starts, Boychuk returns vs Isles

The Bruins will be looking to rest Tim Thomas appropriately in the final 20 games of the regular season, and that starts Saturday afternoon as Tuukka Rask gets the start against Evgeni Nabokov. Nabokov is 1-2-1 in his last four starts while Rask is riding a six-game losing streak, but Rask seemed to have found himself on the road in Buffalo against the Sabres in his last appearance.

Andrew Ference is out with a lower body injury suffered Thursday night against the New Jersey Devils, but Johnny Boychuk will be back in the lineup exactly one week after suffering a train wreck courtesy of Chris Neil.

Here are the projected lines:

Lucic-Krejci-Seguin
Rolston-Bergeron-Marchand
Pouliot-Kelly-Caron
Paille-Campbell-Thornton

Chara-Boychuk
Seidenberg-McQuaid
Zanon-Corvo

Rask
Thomas

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