Eriksson Set To Make Preseason Debut, Bergeron To Stay Home

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Forward Loui Eriksson. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Forward Loui Eriksson. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) – After getting a preview of newcomer Jarone Iginla on Monday night, Boston Bruins fans will their first glimpse of fellow newcomer Loui Eriksson on Tuesday.

The Bruins announced their lineup for Tuesday night’s preseason game against the Washington Capitals in Baltimore, with Eriksson making the trip along with fellow linemate Brad Marchand. Center Patrice Bergeron is not making the trip though, as he continues to recover from a rash of injuries he suffered during the Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks.

With Bergeron staying home, Alexander Khokhlachev will center the Eriksson and Marchand.

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Tuukka Rask will make his preseason debut between the pipes tonight, with backup hopeful Niklas Svedberg expected to enter at the midway point.

Here is the full list of players heading to Baltimore for Tuesday night’s game:

Forwards: Carter Camper, Jordan Caron, Jack Downing, Loui Eriksson, Justin Florek, Seth Griffith, Chris Kelly, Alexander Khokhlachev, Jared Knight, Matt Lindblad, Brad Marchand, Bobby Robins, Reilly Smith

Defensemen: Johnny Boychuk, Chris Casto, Dougie Hamilton, Mike Moore, Joe Morrow, Dennis Seidenberg, David Warsofsky

Tuukka Rask, Niklas Svedberg

The Bruins beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-3 in Monday night’s preseason debut, with Iginla scoring a pair of goals for Boston.

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