The Bruins are hot. The Red Sox just came back down from 3-1 to go to the World Series. The New England Patriots are unstoppable. Sports fans in Boston are happy.
Old Claude Julien is behind the bench and has the Bruins off to a surprisingly strong start. Or should we be that surprised?
The Canadiens have owned Boston in recent years, especially at home. Overall, Boston has dropped 12 of its last 16 games against the Canadiens.
Tonight’s game will be Bryan Smolinski’s 1000th NHL Game.