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Bruins vs. Avalanche: Clash of Titans Tonight!

Published January 18, 2024 at 8:51
BY RYAN JOHNSON
The Boston Bruins are set for an exciting clash as they host the Colorado Avalanche tonight. The matchup promises intensity, featuring two powerhouse teams with some of the league's top scorers, currently tied at 61 points each. The Bruins lead the Eastern Conference, maintaining a four-point advantage over the Florida Panthers in the Atlantic Division. Meanwhile, the Avalanche trail only slightly, sitting second in their division and third in the Western Conference.

This game concludes the season series between the two teams, with their last encounter on Jan. 8 resulting in a 4-3 shootout loss for the Bruins. Both teams have been in good form, with the Avalanche boasting a 4-1-1 record in their last six games, including the shootout win over the Bruins. Star player Rantanen enters the game on a nine-game point streak, making him a formidable force with 72 points, tying for the NHL lead.

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As the teams prepare for the matchup, injury updates include Derek Forbort's absence for the Bruins, while Matt Poitras and Brandon Carlo show signs of progress. The Bruins aim to build on their recent shutout win against the New Jersey Devils, while the Avalanche ride high from a comeback victory over the Ottawa Senators. With the goaltending situation favoring Swayman, anticipation builds for another thrilling game at the rink tonight!


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