B's forwards Sturm, Begin return from injuries

BOSTON -- Forwards Marco Sturm and Steve Begin will return to the Bruins' lineup from their respective injury absences Saturday night against Los Angeles at TD Garden.

Shawn Thornton and Vladimir Sobotka will be the healthy scratches.

Based on warm-ups, Sturm will skate on a line with Patrice Bergeron and Mark Recchi, while Begin will center Byron Bitz and Daniel Paille.

Defenseman Adam McQuaid will also be an healthy scratch.