Ice Chips: Former Bruins G Rask practices with team as emergency backup
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Former star goalie Tuukka Rask, who helped the Bruins win a Stanley Cup in 2011, practiced with team as the emergency backup during their morning skate on Thursday,
Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery told the media that Jeremy Swayman won't be available against the visiting Buffalo Sabres, but the team called up goalie Brandon Bussi from the minors to backup up Linus Ullmark.
The 31-year-old Forbort has four assists over 20 games with the Bruins this season, his third in Boston.
Joseph Woll, the starter for Thursday's game against the Senators in Ottawa, sat out the morning skate. However, both Ilya Samsonov, who has been dealing with illness the past few days, and Martin Jones, who was recalled from the AHL's Toronto Marlies on Wednesday, both participated fully.
Head coach Sheldon Keefe confirmed to the media after practice that Jones will backup Woll and Samsonov will not dress.
The Senators did not provide an update for star defenceman Thomas Chabot who missed Tuesday's win against the New York Rangers with a lower-body injury. Chabot was able to return for two games last week after missing over a month with a hand fracture. An update on his current injury is expected within the next 24 hours.
Projected Lines vs. Maple Leafs - Claire Hanna, TSN
Korpisalo expected to start
Projected Lines vs. Wild - Farhan Lalji, TSN
Rookie goalie Dustin Wolf will get the start on Thursday against the visiting Carolina Hurricanes.
The 22-year-old has a 3.66 goals-against average and a .882 save percentage over two games with the Flames this season, including allowing two goals on 13 shots in a relief appearance against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.
Calgary selected Wolf in the seventh-round of the 2019 NHL Draft.
Projected Lines vs. Hurricanes - Salim Valji, TSN
Projected Lines vs. Avalanche - Mitchell Clinton
Chisholm - Schmidt
The team recalled defenceman Ben Gleason from the Bakersfield Condors of the AHL and loaned Philip Broberg.
The 28-year-old scored six goals and 13 assists over 24 games for the Wings this season, his first in Detroit.
Veteran star Patrick Kane, who signed a one-year deal with the Red Wings last week, will debut for his new team on Thursday.
Penguins forward Bryan Rust was not at practice on Thursday after missing the third period of Wednesday's loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning with the a lower-body injury.
The 31-year-old has 10 goals and 10 assists over 22 games this season, his 10th in Pittsburgh.