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B’s game roster set for preseason tilt vs. Canadiens

WILMINGTON — B’s practice has commenced on Thursday morning without the players headed to Montreal for the Bruins/Canadiens preseason game. The game-day players skipped their morning skate, and the game roster includes:

Forwards — Patrice Bergeron [1], Zach Hamill, Chuck Kobasew [2], Guillame Lefebvre, Jeff LoVecchio, Kirk McDonald, Brad Marchand [3], Mark Recchi [4], Michael Ryder [5], Vladimir Sobokta, Blake Wheeler [6] and Trent Whitfield.

Defensemen — Johnny Boychuk [7], Drew Fata, Andrew Ference [8], Adam McQuaid, Mark Stuart [9], Dennis Wideman [10].

Goalies: Tim Thomas [11], Dany Sabourin.

–Bruins coach Claude Julien [12] said that Thomas will play the entire game Thursday night against the Habs.

The rest of the B’s roster is currently out on the ice going through practice. We’ll have updates from Ristuccia Arena as they happen.