Boston (4-2-3) at Vancouver (4-4-0), 10:00 p.m. EDT
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Ticker) — The Boston Bruins go for
their third straight victory when they make a rare visit to the
Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday.
While the Bruins have yet to prove whether they are a contender
in the Eastern Conference this season, the club has shown that
their games will come down to the final whistle.
Seven of the nine contests Boston has played in has been decided
by one goal, with the other two games being decided by two
Dennis Wideman scored a power-play goal in overtime on Tuesday
as Boston won back-to-back games for the first time this season
with a 1-0 triumph at the Edmonton Oilers on Monday. Tim Thomas
made 27 saves for his eighth career shutout.
The Canucks will be playing in just their third home game of the
season and are coming off a 6-3 victory over the Oilers on
The victory comes off the heels of a six-game road trip for
Vancouver, which has not hosted Boston since it won, 5-2, on
December 4, 2005.
Center Ryan Kesler leads the club with nine points and the
24-year-old has registered a point in five straight games.