Boston; Monday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins come into the matchup against the Boston Bruins as losers of four in a row.
Boston has a 28-4-4 record overall and an 18-0-3 record in home games. The Bruins are 10th in NHL play with 156 total penalties (averaging 4.3 per game).
Pittsburgh has a 19-11-6 record overall and a 9-7-2 record in road games. The Penguins have conceded 109 goals while scoring 120 for a +11 scoring differential.
The matchup Monday is the third time these teams square off this season. The Bruins won 6-5 in overtime in the previous matchup.
LAST 10 GAMES: Bruins: 7-0-3, averaging 3.4 goals, 6.2 assists, 3.8 penalties and 8.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.
Penguins: 5-3-2, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.8 penalties and 7.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.
INJURIES: Bruins: Tomas Nosek: day to day (undisclosed).
The Associated Press