Boston (38-8-6) at Ottawa (17-25-7), 7:00 p.m. EST
OTTAWA (Ticker) — The Boston Bruins aim for the 11th win in
their last 12 road games when they visit the lowly Ottawa
Senators on Thursday.
Boston, which is 19-3-3 at home, is a league-best 19-5-3 on the
road – where it has lost once since December 12.
The Bruins, who are 9-1-2 in their last 12 games overall,
continue to put distance between themselves and the rest of the
Eastern Conference. Boston currently holds a 12-point lead over
second-place Washington (33-15-4).
David Krejci and defenseman Dennis Wideman scored 35 seconds
apart early in the third period on Wednesday as Boston posted a
3-1 victory at Philadelphia.
Tim Thomas made 25 saves for the Bruins, who have outscored
opponents, 7-2, during their current three-game winning streak.
The Senators, who have a league-low 116 goals this season, have
lost their last three games, two of them by shutout.
Taking over for Craig Hartsburg, interim coach Cory Clouston
watched his club fall to the Los Angeles Kings, 1-0, on Tuesday.
Michal Handzus scored with 2:39 remaining and Jonathan Quick
made 29 saves for Los Angeles.