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Bruins vs. Hurricanes Preview: TV/Radio Info, Time, Location And More

Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins head on the road to face the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday evening at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Event: Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 7 p.m. EDT.

Location: RBC Center (Capacity: 18,176), Raleigh, North Carolina.

Broadcast Info: Wednesday's game between the Bruins and Hurricanes will be broadcast live on VERSUS. The game can also be heard on the 98.5 the Sports Hub Radio Network, with Dave Goucher providing play-by-play, and Bob Beers providing analysis.

Last Time Out: The Bruins fell to the Colorado Avalanche on Monday 1-0, and have dropped two of the three games they have played so far this season. The Hurricanes on the other hand have not won a game this season and are looking to rebound at home against the Stanley Cup Champions.

Storyline: These two teams essentially traded defensemen during the offseason. The Bruins acquired Joe Corvo from Carolina, while they sent Tomas Kaberle packing his bags to go down south. Kaberle has not registered a single point so far this year, while Corvo boasts an assist in the first goal of the season from Brad Marchand.

Last season, the Hurricanes took the first win of the series, but dropped the last couple to the Bruins. Captain Zdeno Chara scored a hat trick in their second meeting (the first of his career).

Looking ahead to tonight's game, the Bruins will have to go without first line center David Krejciwho is out with an undisclosed injury. Head coach Claude Julien ruled him out for tonight, and the likely replacement will be 19-year-old Tyler Seguin.

Players To Watch: Well, with Krejci out, someone to definitely keep an eye on is Seguin. He has been impressive so far this season and could potentially create a spark in a first line that has been lacking any sort of production. His speed will complement the two wingers Lucic and Horton, and maybe some new blood will ignite the skates and excitement from them.

Bruins forward Rich Peverley is also a much watch. Just recently signed to a 3-year contract extension, it will be interesting to see how he comes out this first game back knowing he is locked down for another couple of years with the club.

Also, the entire Carolina team is hungry for a win, and what better way to get the first then to go after the champions? While every team seems to have this mentality going in, don't be surprised if players like Cam Ward, Kaberle or Jussi Jokinen step it up. The Hurricanes haven't lost by much in any game, and they are just on the brink of taking a win.

Prediction: The Bruins have always been a better road team, especially in the past couple of years. They are without their best center, but they are also frustrated after Monday, and don't expect them to come out like that again two games in a row. Final Score: Bruins 3, Hurricanes 2.

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