Bruins’ Top Line, Tuukka To Play Monday Night vs. Capitals

BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Bruins close out the home portion of the preseason on Monday, with their top line taking the ice once again.

The Bruins’ lineup for Monday night’s game against the Washington Capitals includes the top-line of David Krejci, Milan Lucic and Jarome Iginla, and top defenders Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg.

Forward Carl Soderberg will be back on the ice following his two-goal showing against the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday. He will line up again with Chris Kelly and Reilly Smith.

Tuukka Rask is expected to get his first preseason start in net, with Niklas Svedberg behind him on the bench.

Here is the full lineup for Monday night’s preseason game at the TD Garden:

Forwards: Jordan Caron, Jarome Iginla, Nick Johnson, Chris Kelly, David Krejci, Matt Lindblad, Milan Lucic, Daniel Paille, Reilly Smith, Carl Soderberg, Ryan Spooner, Shawn Thornton.

Defensemen: Matt Bartkowski, Johnny Boychuk, Zdeno Chara, Adam McQuakd, Kevan Miller, Dennis Seidenberg

Goaltenders: Tuukka Rask, Niklas Svedberg

The Bruins will have two preseason games remaining after Monday, both against the Winnepeg Jets on Thursday and Friday night.

The B’s open the regular season at home on October 3 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Tune in to Monday’s Bruins-Capitals game on 98.5 The Sports Hub — the flagship station of the Boston Bruins. Dave Goucher and Bob Beers have the call starting at 7 p.m..

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