Fluto Shinzawa from the Boston globe's Bruins blog is reporting this from today's practice at the United center in Chicago. Tim Thomas is going to start against the Blackhawks, who like the Bruins, started off poorly but are getting their season back on track. Hannu Toivenen will be the starting goalie on Saturday in Nashville.
Sorry I don't have a lot of time right now. One last thing I want to mention though is that Rory Fitzpatrick, the hockey player who is reaping the benefits of a fan-based write-in campaign, has fallen to third place in voting for western conference defensemen. So keep voting for Rory. Here is the Vote For Rory website