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Thursday night’s lines

According to Kevin Wozniak of Let’s go Amerks [1], the lines for Thursday night’s preseason game between the Bruins and Panthers are as follows (notice a couple of old friends in the Florida lineup):


Milan Lucic [2] ‘€“ David Krejci [3] ‘€“ Brad Marchand [4]
Jared Knight ‘€“ Zach Hamill ‘€“ Shawn Thornton [5]
Jeff LoVecchio ‘€“ Joe Colborne ‘€“ Michael Ryder [6]
Lane MacDermid ‘€“ Jamie Arniel ‘€“ Kirk MacDonald

Zdeno Chara [7] ‘€“ Nathan McIver
Mark Stuart [8] ‘€“ Steve Kampfer
Jeff Penner ‘€“ Andrew Ference [9]

Nolan Schaefer
Tuukka Rask [10]


David Booth ‘€“ Stephen Weiss ‘€“ Michael Frolik
Christopher Higgins ‘€“ Steven Reinprecht ‘€“ Cory Stillman
Kenndal McArdle ‘€“ Marty Reasoner ‘€“ Byron Bitz
Andrew Peters ‘€“ Adrian Foster ‘€“ Bill Thomas

Bryan Allen ‘€“ Erik Gudbranson
Bryan McCabe ‘€“ Dimtry Kulikov
Keaton Ellerby ‘€“ Dennis Wideman [11]

Tomas Vokoun
Tyler Plante


Also, the Bruins won’t have 97th overall pick Craig Cunningham playing in their system this season [12]. Currently at 48 of 50 allowed contracts and over the cap, the Bruins elected not to sign Cunningham, who will return to captain the Vancouver Giants [13] of the WHL. The team has until June 1, 2011 to get a deal done before they lose the 20-year-old’s forward’s rights.