Bruins host the Devils after Marchand's 2-goal game

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Sunday, January 14, 2024

New Jersey Devils (22-15-3, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Boston Bruins (25-8-9, first in the Atlantic Division)

Boston; Monday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Bruins host the New Jersey Devils after Brad Marchand's two-goal game against the St. Louis Blues in the Bruins' 4-3 overtime win.

Boston has a 25-8-9 record overall and a 12-3-3 record on its home ice. The Bruins have given up 113 goals while scoring 139 for a +26 scoring differential.

New Jersey has gone 13-6-1 on the road and 22-15-3 overall. The Devils have an 11-2-2 record in games decided by one goal.

Monday's game is the fourth meeting between these teams this season. The Bruins won 5-2 in the previous matchup. Marchand led the Bruins with two goals.

TOP PERFORMERS: Marchand has 19 goals and 20 assists for the Bruins. David Pastrnak has five goals and 10 assists over the last 10 games.

Jesper Bratt has 16 goals and 31 assists for the Devils. Dawson Mercer has scored six goals with three assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bruins: 6-1-3, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.9 assists, 4.7 penalties and 9.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

Devils: 6-3-1, averaging 3.9 goals, 5.6 assists, 3.7 penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.

INJURIES: Bruins: Linus Ullmark: day to day (lower body), Brandon Carlo: out (upper body), Milan Lucic: out (personal), Derek Forbort: out (undisclosed), Matthew Poitras: day to day (shoulder).

Devils: Ondrej Palat: day to day (lower body), Dougie Hamilton: out (pectoral muscle), Timo Meier: out (mid-body), Jonas Siegenthaler: out (foot), Jack Hughes: out (upper body), Tomas Nosek: out (upper body), Nolan Foote: out (upper body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.