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Bruins lines unchanged as Rich Peverley, Dougie Hamilton appear to be healthy scratches
Posted By DJ Bean On May 1, 2013 @ 12:26 pm In General | 9 Comments
Claude Julien  insisted on Tuesday that his lineup for Game 1 wasn’t set, and after showing the same one in Wednesday’s morning skate said the same thing. Until different lines and defensive pairings take the ice, assume he’s fibbing.
The lineup Wednesday morning was as follows:
Milan Lucic  – David Krejci  – Nathan Horton 
Brad Marchand  – Patrice Bergeron  – Tyler Seguin 
Kaspars Daugavins – Chris Kelly  – Jaromir Jagr
Daniel Paille  – Gregory Campbell  – Shawn Thornton 
Tuukka Rask 
Julien said that Horton is a game-time decision after missing the last five games with an upper-body injury, but Horton said Tuesday that he expects to play and has practiced the last two days. The coach did admit that Dougie Hamilton will “probably” be a healthy scratch in favor of Redden.
It’s really unlikely that a coach whose lineup has been in flux would really change his lines last-minute before the playoffs start, so expect to see that lineup for Game 1. The one area where there could be a late change would be the left wing spot on the third line, where Rich Peverley  could enter the lineup in favor of Daugavins. Peverley appears to be in Julien’s doghouse, but he’s versatile and just so happened to lead the Bruins with three goals and five points in their seven playoff games last season.
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URLs in this post:
 Claude Julien: http://media.weei.com/hockey/claude-julien.htm
 Milan Lucic: http://media.weei.com/hockey/milan-lucic.htm
 David Krejci: http://media.weei.com/hockey/david-krejci.htm
 Nathan Horton: http://media.weei.com/hockey/nathan-horton.htm
 Brad Marchand: http://media.weei.com/hockey/brad-marchand.htm
 Patrice Bergeron: http://media.weei.com/hockey/patrice-bergeron.htm
 Tyler Seguin: http://media.weei.com/hockey/tyler-seguin.htm
 Chris Kelly: http://media.weei.com/hockey/chris-kelly.htm
 Daniel Paille: http://media.weei.com/hockey/daniel-paille.htm
 Gregory Campbell: http://media.weei.com/hockey/gregory-campbell.htm
 Shawn Thornton: http://media.weei.com/hockey/shawn-thornton.htm
 Zdeno Chara: http://media.weei.com/hockey/zdeno-chara.htm
 Dennis Seidenberg: http://media.weei.com/hockey/dennis-seidenberg.htm
 Andrew Ference: http://media.weei.com/hockey/andrew-ference.htm
 Johnny Boychuk: http://media.weei.com/hockey/johnny-boychuk.htm
 Tuukka Rask: http://media.weei.com/hockey/tuukka-rask.htm
 Rich Peverley: http://media.weei.com/hockey/rich-peverley.htm
 weei.com/bruins: http://www.weei.com/bruins
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