OILERS (8-13-2) at BRUINS (10-7-4)
5 p.m. ET; NHLN, SN, TVA Sports, NESN, NHL.TV
Tuukka Rask will start for the Boston Bruins, who will try to extend their winning streak to a season-high five games when they host the Edmonton Oilers at TD Garden on Sunday.
Backup Anton Khudobin has started each of the past four games. Rask's last start was a 4-2 loss at the Anaheim Ducks on Nov. 15.
Goalie Cam Talbot will start for the Oilers after he had flu-like symptoms and backed up Laurent Brossoit in a 3-1 loss at the Buffalo Sabres on Friday. Edmonton, which is playing the final game of a five-game road trip, is 1-4-0 in its past five games.
Players to watch
Oilers forward Milan Lucic had a three-game point streak end Friday. Lucic played 566 regular-season games in eight seasons for the Bruins and was a member of the 2011 Stanley Cup championship team.
Bruins rookie defenseman Charlie McAvoy has points in three of his past four games (one goal, two assists) and is second on the team in ice time per game (23:25) behind Zdeno Chara (24:02).
They said it
"We're not getting enough out of players. We've got to try something else." -- Oilers coach Todd McLellan on having Connor McDavid, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Leon Draisaitl center the top three lines
"It's his turn to go. We've gotten terrific goaltending out of [Anton Khudobin]. We'd like to get terrific goaltending out of Tuukka so everything could be terrific. But we'll see. It's his chance [Sunday]." -- Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy on goalie Tuukka Rask
Oilers projected lineup
Milan Lucic -- Connor McDavid -- Michael Cammalleri
Patrick Maroon -- Ryan Nugent-Hopkins -- Anton Slepyshev
Drake Caggiula -- Leon Draisaitl -- Ryan Strome
Iiro Pakarinen -- Mark Letestu -- Zack Kassian
Darnell Nurse -- Adam Larsson
Matt Benning -- Oscar Klefbom
Kris Russell -- Yohann Auvitu
Scratched: Jesse Puljujarvi, Eric Gryba
Injured: Andrej Sekera (knee), Jujhar Khaira (lower body)
Bruins projected lineup
Danton Heinen -- Patrice Bergeron -- David Pastrnak
Jake DeBrusk -- David Krejci -- Frank Vatrano
Tim Schaller -- Sean Kuraly -- Noel Acciari
Ryan Spooner -- Riley Nash -- Jordan Szwarz
Zdeno Chara -- Charlie McAvoy
Torey Krug -- Brandon Carlo
Matt Grzelcyk -- Kevan Miller
Scratched: Matt Beleskey, Paul Postma
Injured: Peter Cehlarik (undisclosed), Brad Marchand (undisclosed), David Backes (diverticulitis), Adam McQuaid (broken fibula)
Klefbom returns after missing one game with the flu and Slepyshev returns after missing eight games because of a groin injury. ... Spooner missed practice Saturday and will be a game-day decision. ... The Bruins called up Szwarz from Providence of the American Hockey League on an emergency basis Saturday and assigned defenseman Rob O'Gara to Providence. ... Cassidy said Marchand, who will miss his sixth straight game, is day to day and could return Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Oilers have won the past five games against the Bruins after losing the prior 13. Boston's last win against Edmonton was Nov. 6, 2014.