Boston Bruins

Skaters
6 Dennis Wideman D
WIGHD-man
6'0'', 196 03/20/1983 ( 25 ), Kitchener, ON, CAN NHL / BOS Season
Last Goal: OCT 27, 2008 @ EDMONTON (3) Last Assist: OCT 25, 2008 vs ATLANTA (4)
How Acquired: From St. Louis for Brad Boyes, Feb. 27, 2007.
Notes:

- Has 2-2=4 totals in three of his last seven games ... Scored his first goal of the season Oct. 21 in Buffalo; added two assists Oct. 25 vs. Atlanta; and scored the overtime goal at 3:18 of the extra session for the game's only goal in Edmonton on Oct. 27.
- Is the only Bruins defenseman with a goal thus far this season.

TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
298:36
24:53
0-0
0.0
7.0
5.0
6.0
13.0
6.0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
2
3
5
6
1
0
1
17
11.8
Career
235
29
61
90
230
19
1
4
460
6.3


11 P. J. Axelsson L
(ACKS-ehl-suhn)
6'1'', 188 02/26/1975 ( 33 ), Kungalv, SWE NHL / Season
Last Goal: MAR 29, 2008 vs OTTAWA (13) Last Assist: NOV 1, 2008 vs DALLAS
How Acquired: Boston's seventh pick, 177th overall, in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Notes:

- Is three goals shy of his 100th NHL/Bruins goal milestone.
- Snapped a four-game scoreless stretch with an assist Nov. 1 vs. Dallas.
- Has played the last six games after missing three games with muscle spasms.
- Has one multiple-point game, a two-assist effort Oct. 11 in Minnesota.
- Has missed three games to injury (3-muscle spasms, Oct. 18-21).
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
149:16
16:35
1-7
12.50
6
6
5
5
0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
9
0
5
5
0
0
0
0
11
0.00
Career
731
97
165
262
260
8
10
14
1283
7.56


12 Chuck Kobasew R
KOH buh soo
5'11'', 192 04/17/1982 ( 26 ), Vancouver, BC, CAN NHL / Season
Last Goal: MAR 16, 2008 @ WASHINGTON (4) Last Assist: OCT 9, 2008 @ COLORADO
How Acquired: From Calgary with Andrew Ference for Brad Stuart and Wayne Primeau, Feb. 10, 2007
Notes:

- Has missed 11 games with a fractured right leg suffered Oct. 9 in Colorado.
- Is six games short of his 300th NHL game milestone.
- Has one multiple-point game, a two-assist effort Oct. 9 in Colorado.
- Has missed 11 games to injury (11-leg, Oct. 11-Nov. 1).
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
13:32
13:32
0-0
0.00
1
1
0
1
2
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
1
0
2
2
0
0
0
0
1
0.00
Career
294
57
57
114
214
22
3
9
491
11.61


16 Marco Sturm L
sterm
6'0'', 194 09/08/1978 ( 30 ), Dingolfing, DEU NHL / Season
Last Goal: NOV 1, 2008 vs DALLAS Last Assist: OCT 28, 2008 @ VANCOUVER (2)
How Acquired: From San Jose with Brad Stuart and Wayne Primeau for Joe Thornton, November 30, 2005
Notes:

- Has 2-1=3 totals in two of his last three games with an assist Oct. 28 at Vancouver and two goals Nov. 1 vs. Dallas.
- Has two multiple-point games, both two-point efforts.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
206:03
17:10
0-0
0.00
4
1
3
3
7
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
3
4
7
6
1
0
0
29
10.34
Career
772
208
215
423
366
58
17
39
1733
12.00


17 Milan Lucic L
MEE lan LOO cheech
6'3'', 228 06/07/1988 ( 20 ), Vancouver, BC, CAN NHL / Season
Last Goal: OCT 25, 2008 vs ATLANTA (4) Last Assist: OCT 30, 2008 @ CALGARY (1)
How Acquired: Third pick (second round), 50th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes:

- Has 3-2=5 totals in two of his last five games ... Set career-highs for goals and points in a game with his first career hat trick in a 3-1=4 effort Oct. 25 vs. Atlanta and added an assist Oct. 30 in Calgary.
- Has 4-3=7 totals in his last nine contests.
- Has one multiple-point game, a career-high 3-1=4 night Oct. 25 vs. Atlanta.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
184:22
15:21
1-1
50.00
41
4
6
6
3
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
4
4
8
32
1
0
1
21
19.05
Career
89
12
23
35
121
2
0
5
109
11.01


18 Stephane Yelle C
YEHL, STEH-fan
6'2'', 183 05/09/1974 ( 34 ), Ottawa, ON, CAN NHL / Season
Last Goal: OCT 25, 2008 vs ATLANTA (4) Last Assist: NOV 1, 2008 vs DALLAS
How Acquired: Signed as a free agent, Sept. 3, 2008
Notes:
- Has 1-1=2 totals in two of his last five games, recording his first point as a Bruin with a goal Oct. 25 vs. Atlanta and adding an assist Nov. 1 vs. Dallas.
- Played his first game as a Bruin Oct. 9 in Colorado.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
148:55
12:24
44-54
44.90
20
2
4
16
-1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
1
1
2
4
0
0
0
7
14.29
Career
856
86
155
241
430
7
10
9
1003
8.57


21 Andrew Ference D
AN-droo FAIR-ents
5'11'', 189 03/17/1979 ( 29 ), Edmonton, AB, CAN NHL / Season
Last Goal: MAR 15, 2008 vs PHILADELPHIA (15) Last Assist: NOV 1, 2008 vs DALLAS
How Acquired: From Calgary with Chuck Kobasew for Brad Stuart and Wayne Primeau, Feb. 10, 2007
Notes:

- Is one assist shy of the 100 NHL assists milestone.
- Has single assists each in five of his 12 games, recorded Oct. 9 in Colorado, Oct. 18 in Ottawa, Oct. 20 vs. Pittsburgh, Oct. 25 vs. Atlanta and Nov. 1 vs. Dallas.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
270:03
22:30
0-0
0.00
17
8
7
17
7
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
0
5
5
19
0
0
0
18
0.00
Career
484
23
99
122
467
7
0
2
560
4.11


22 Shawn Thornton L
6'2'', 217 07/23/1977 ( 31 ), Oshawa, ON, CAN NHL / Season
Last Goal: MAR 25, 2008 @ TORONTO (18) Last Assist: OCT 25, 2008 vs ATLANTA (4)
How Acquired: Signed as a free agent, July 1, 2007
Notes:

- Recorded his first point of the season with an assist Oct. 25 vs. Atlanta.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
100:51
8:24
0-0
0.00
10
5
0
1
0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
0
1
1
23
0
0
0
16
0.00
Career
149
8
12
20
255
0
0
1
186
4.30


26 Blake Wheeler L
BLAYK WEE-luhr
6'5'', 208 08/31/1986 ( 22 ), Robbinsdale, MN, USA NHL / Season
Last Goal: OCT 30, 2008 @ CALGARY (1) Last Assist: NOV 1, 2008 vs DALLAS
How Acquired: Signed as a free agent, July 1, 2008
Notes:

- Has 1-2=3 totals in his last two straight games with a goal Oct. 30 in Calgary and his first two NHL assists Nov. 1 vs. Dallas.
- Scored his first NHL goal in his first NHL game Oct. 9 in Colorado ... Was the first Bruin to accomplish that feat since Dec. 20, 2001 (Andy Hilbert vs. Montreal).
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
132:17
11:01
2-1
66.67
1
4
6
5
3
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
3
2
5
10
0
0
0
16
18.75
Career
12
3
2
5
10
0
0
0
16
18.75


29 Petteri Nokelainen C
PEHT ree noh kehl LIGHN ihn
6'1'', 195 01/16/1986 ( 22 ), Imatra, FIN NHL / Season
Last Goal: MAR 22, 2008 @ MONTREAL (16) Last Assist: MAR 25, 2008 @ TORONTO (15)
How Acquired: From NY Islanders for Ben Walter and conditional 2009 second round draft pick, Sept. 11, 2007
Notes:

- Has played the last five games after not dressing Oct. 23 vs. Toronto.
- Has not dressed for three games (coach's decision).
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
93:25
10:22
16-7
69.57
10
5
2
3
-2
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0.00
Career
81
8
4
12
23
0
0
2
62
12.90


33 Zdeno Chara D
(CHAH rah, zuh DAY noh)
6'9'', 255 03/18/1977 ( 31 ), Trencin, SVK NHL / Season
Last Goal: APR 4, 2008 @ OTTAWA (13) Last Assist: OCT 27, 2008 @ EDMONTON (3)
How Acquired: Signed as a free agent, July 1, 2006
Notes:

- Is playing his 700th NHL game tonight.
- Has power play assists in three of his 12 games, recorded Oct. 9 in Colorado, Oct. 15 in Montreal and Oct. 27 in Edmonton.
- 2008-09 Shootouts: 0-1.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
320:15
26:41
0-1
0.00
31
2
12
27
-1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
0
3
3
10
0
0
0
28
0.00
Career
699
85
187
272
1125
42
5
14
1305
6.51


34 Shane Hnidy D
NIGH-dee
6'2'', 204 11/08/1975 ( 32 ), Neepawa, MB, CAN NHL / Season
Last Goal: MAR 29, 2008 vs OTTAWA (15) Last Assist: OCT 23, 2008 vs TORONTO (5)
How Acquired: From Anaheim with a 2008 sixth round draft pick (Nick Tremblay) for Brandon Bochenski, Jan. 2, 2008
Notes:

- Recorded his first point of the season with an assist Oct. 23 vs. Toronto.
- Did not dress for one game (coach's decision).
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
137:54
12:32
0-0
0.00
4
0
3
8
2
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
11
0
1
1
17
0
0
0
8
0.00
Career
423
11
35
46
537
0
2
2
360
3.06


37 Patrice Bergeron C
pah TREECE BUR zhur on
6'2'', 194 07/24/1985 ( 23 ), Ancienne-Lorette, QC, CAN NHL / Season
Last Goal: NOV 1, 2008 vs DALLAS Last Assist: OCT 21, 2008 @ BUFFALO (6)
How Acquired: Boston's second pick, 45th overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Notes:

- Is three points shy of his 200th NHL/Bruins point milestone.
- Has unassisted goals in each of his last two games, Oct. 30 in Calgary and Nov. 1 vs. Dallas with the Dallas goal proving the game-winner.
- Has 3-1=4 totals in four of his last seven games.
- Has one multiple-point game.
- 2008-09 Shootouts: 0-3.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
226:55
18:54
115-81
58.67
7
9
7
7
5
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
3
5
8
6
0
0
1
34
8.82
Career
251
75
122
197
78
35
1
15
725
10.34


44 Aaron Ward D
6'2'', 209 01/17/1973 ( 35 ), Windsor, ON, CAN NHL / Season
Last Goal: MAR 15, 2008 vs PHILADELPHIA (22) Last Assist: OCT 23, 2008 vs TORONTO (5)
How Acquired: From NY Rangers for Paul Mara, Feb. 27, 2007
Notes:

- Recorded his first point of the season with an assist Oct. 23 vs. Toronto.
- Played his 700th NHL game Oct. 15 in Montreal.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
243:57
20:19
0-0
0.00
29
0
8
27
2
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
0
1
1
12
0
0
0
7
0.00
Career
709
40
89
129
642
2
0
9
592
6.76


45 Mark Stuart D
6'2'', 213 04/27/1984 ( 24 ), Rochester, MN, USA NHL / Season
Last Goal: NOV 1, 2008 vs DALLAS Last Assist: MAR 22, 2008 @ MONTREAL (19)
How Acquired: Boston's first pick, 21st overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Notes:

- Scored his first point of the season with a goal Nov. 1 vs. Dallas.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
145:22
12:06
0-0
0.00
8
0
3
11
3
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
1
0
1
20
0
0
0
9
11.11
Career
126
6
6
12
125
0
0
1
82
7.32


46 David Krejci C
KRAY-chee
6'0'', 178 04/28/1986 ( 22 ), Sternberk, CZE NHL / Season
Last Goal: OCT 25, 2008 vs ATLANTA (4) Last Assist: NOV 1, 2008 vs DALLAS
How Acquired: Boston's first pick (second round), 63rd overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Notes:

- Has 3-4=7 totals in five of his 12 games played ... Had 1-1=2 efforts each Oct. 9 in Colorado (game-winning goal) and Oct. 15 in Montreal; an assist Oct. 20 vs. Pittsburgh; a power play goal Oct. 25 vs. Atlanta; and an assist Nov. 1 vs. Dallas.
- Has two multiple-point games.
- 2008-09 Shootouts: 1-2.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
205:04
17:05
80-84
48.78
8
7
3
3
2
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
3
4
7
2
1
0
1
23
13.04
Career
74
9
25
34
24
2
1
1
98
9.18


48 Matt Hunwick D
5'11'', 190 05/21/1985 ( 23 ), Warren, MI, USA NHL / Season
Last Goal: Last Assist: DEC 8, 2007 @ TORONTO (6)
How Acquired: Sixth pick (seventh round), 224th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes:

- Has not dressed for the last nine games.
- Played his first Boston game of the season Oct. 15 in Montreal.
- Recalled Oct. 14 from Providence/AHL where he had two assists in two AHL Bruins games.
- Has not dressed for nine games (coach's decision).
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
9:56
9:56
0-0
0.00
0
0
1
1
0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0.00
Career
14
0
1
1
4
0
0
0
6
0.00


73 Michael Ryder R
RIGH-duhr
6'0'', 192 03/31/1980 ( 28 ), Bonavista, NL, CAN NHL / Season
Last Goal: OCT 28, 2008 @ VANCOUVER (2) Last Assist: NOV 1, 2008 vs DALLAS
How Acquired: Signed as a free agent, July 1, 2008
Notes:

- Has 1-2=3 totals in three of his last five games with an assist Oct. 25 vs. Atlanta, the game-winning goal Oct. 28 in Vancouver and an assist Nov. 1 vs. Dallas.
- Opened the season with a four-game point streak with 1-4=5 totals in that span ... Scored his first goal as a Bruin in his first game as a Bruin Oct. 9 in Colorado, added two assists Oct. 11 in Minnesota and single assists each Oct. 15 in Montreal and Oct. 18 in Ottawa.
- Has one multiple-point game.
- 2008-09 Shootouts: 0-2.
- Scored his 100th NHL goal Oct. 9 in Colorado.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
195:41
16:18
1-3
25.00
14
7
3
4
7
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
2
6
8
4
0
0
1
35
5.71
Career
326
101
114
215
160
46
2
16
848
11.91


81 Phil Kessel R
KEH-suhl
5'11'', 180 10/02/1987 ( 21 ), Madison, WI, USA NHL / Season
Last Goal: NOV 1, 2008 vs DALLAS Last Assist: OCT 18, 2008 @ OTTAWA (8)
How Acquired: First pick, fifth overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Notes:

- Snapped a five-game scoreless stretch with a goal Nov. 1 vs. Dallas.
- Had a three-game goal & point streak from Oct. 18-21 with 4-1=5 totals in that span.
- Has 7-1=8 totals in six of his 12 games this season.
- Has one multiple-point game, a 2-1=3 night Oct. 18 in Ottawa.
- 2008-09 Shootouts: 1-3 ... His shootout goal Oct. 20 vs. Pittsburgh was the tenth shootout tally of his career and the first that did not prove to be the deciding score.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
210:28
17:32
2-1
66.67
2
8
9
4
2
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
7
1
8
4
3
0
1
41
17.07
Career
164
37
37
74
44
9
0
4
424
8.73


91 Marc Savard C
suh-VAHRD
5'10'', 191 07/17/1977 ( 31 ), Ottawa, ON, CAN NHL / Season
Last Goal: OCT 15, 2008 @ MONTREAL (9) Last Assist: NOV 1, 2008 vs DALLAS
How Acquired: Signed as a free agent, July 1, 2006
Notes:

- Has a five-game assist streak in progress with six assists in that span with two assists Oct. 25 vs. Atlanta and single assists each Oct. 27 in Edmonton (OT), Oct. 28 in Vancouver (GW), Oct. 30 in Calgary and Nov. 1 vs. Dallas.
- Has five multiple-point games with his season-high a three-assist effort Oct. 18 in Ottawa.
- Has assisted on four of Boston's six game-winning goals this season.
- Opened the season with a four-game point streak with 5-4=9 totals in that span ... Had a 1-1=2 effort Oct. 9 in Colorado; two-goal efforts each Oct. 11 in Minnesota and Oct. 15 in Montreal; and three assists Oct. 18 in Ottawa.
- 2008-09 Shootouts: 0-2.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
240:12
20:01
108-95
53.20
4
10
9
4
6
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
12
5
10
15
24
2
0
0
38
13.16
Career
671
175
415
590
648
67
4
28
1617
10.82