The Bruins head back home after having their three-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday in Ottawa for a 7 p.m. tilt with former Bruins and Springfield native Frank Vatrano, who is in his first season in Anaheim.
The game will be at TD Garden in Boston and will not air on any conventional TV channels on cable. Instead, fans can watch the Bruins by signing up for the ESPN+ streaming service which has NHL games all season.
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Linus Ullmark is expected back in goal for Boston.
Boston Bruins vs. Anahem Ducks
What time does that game start? Can I watch it on TV? – Thursday’s game will start at 7 p.m. EST. It will not air on any conventional TV channels on cable. The match will be available via ESPN+ on smart TVs and streaming devices.
Live stream info: ESPN+ – The match will air on ESPN’s premium streaming service, ESPN+ which will carry many NHL games this season. Fans can sign up to watch matches for $9.99 per month or $99.99 for a whole year.
More coverage via the Associated Press:
Anaheim Ducks (1-3-0, sixth in the Pacific Division) vs. Boston Bruins (3-1-0, first in the Atlantic Division)
Boston; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Anaheim Ducks visit the Boston Bruins after Jakob Silfverberg’s two-goal game against the New Jersey Devils in the Ducks’ 4-2 loss.
Boston had a 51-26-5 record overall and a 28-14-2 record in home games last season. The Bruins scored 3.0 goals per game last season while giving up 2.7 per game.
Anaheim went 31-37-14 overall and 14-18-9 in road games last season. The Ducks had a -39 goal differential last season, scoring 228 goals while giving up 267.
INJURIES: Bruins: Matt Grzelcyk: out (shoulder), Charlie McAvoy: out (shoulder), Jake DeBrusk: day to day (upper body), Brandon Carlo: out (upper-body), Brad Marchand: out (hip).
Ducks: Sam Carrick: out (hip), Urho Vaakanainen: out (undisclosed), John Moore: out (undisclosed).