April 23rd, 2011 by

Thomas leads em out – Game 5 moments away

(S. babineau/Getty Images) Thomas will start for the Bruins in Game 5 as they look to take a 3-2 series lead tonight at the TD Garden

BOSTON — As expected, Tim Thomas leads the Bruins onto the ice for warmups and will go up against Carey Price for Game 5.

Here are your lineups from those pregame warmups.

Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton
Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Mark Recchi
Rich Peverely-Chris Kelly-Michael Ryder
Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton

Zdeno Chara-Dennis Seidenberg
Tomas Kaberle-Johnny Boychuk
Andrew Ference-Adam McQuaid

Tim Thomas
Tuukka Rask

Also of note, as stated by Bruins PR guru Eric Tosi on Twitter:

“Since the 04-05 work stoppage, 10 playoff Game 4’s have gone to OT. All 10 teams that won OT Game 4 went on to win their series.”

Karma could be on the Bruins side because one of those teams, the Washington Capitals, finished off the New York Rangers in five games and defeated the Blueshirts in double overtime in Game 4. On the other hand, the Pittsburgh Penguins, who also won Game 4 of their series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, lost today in Game 5, but still lead their series three-games-to-two.

Game 5 is moments away at TD Garden.

Share "Thomas leads em out – Game 5 moments away" via

No comments yet.

Leave a reply

More in Previews
Oct 24, 6 hours ago

The Bruins have a goalie conundrum

Monday’s practice started with Anton Khudobin and Malcolm Subban (recalled from Providence on an emergency basis) manning the nets. The Bruins goaltending situation went down to one after Khudobin left the ice at Warrior Ice Arena with an appar…

Oct 23, 2 days ago

What we learned: Habs extend TD Garden streak

Thursday night, the Bruins brought back Milt Schmidt and Bobby Orr for the opening night ceremonies at TD Garden. Both of those careers merged in 1965-66. Here are your two water-cooler Q’s before Saturday night’s faceoff with the archrival Canad…

Oct 23, 2 days ago

Bruins not doing themselves any favors

Five: the amount of goals the Bruins have scored from players not named David Pastrnak, David Backes, Brad Marchand or Patrice Bergeron through five games this season. Those aforementioned names have all appeared on the Bruins first line at some poin…