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Gagne to make Bruins debut on fourth line

Boston Bruins Vs. Washington Capitals Exhibition Game

BOSTON - SEPTEMBER 24: (third period) Boston Bruins left wing Simon Gagne (#12). Boston Bruins play Washington Capitals in a preseason exhibition game at TD Garden. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

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From CSN New England, ahead of tonight’s Bruins-Red Wings game in Detroit (on NBCSN):

It looks like the fourth line will be the only one tweaked by the Boston Bruins as they head into Joe Louis Arena for the start of a three-game road trip starting in Hockeytown. Newly-signed Simon Gagne will make his debut on the right wing along with Ryan Spooner and Daniel Paille, and give the Bruins an interesting look with the speed and skill element.

Gagne will replace Jordan Caron, who was sent to AHL Providence after Monday’s 2-1 loss to Colorado.

The Bruins, with just four goals in four games, are expected to ice the following lines and D pairings tonight:



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