Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/24/14
The Boston Bruins are among the best home teams in the NHL, but their most recent defeat there came against the Montreal Canadiens. Another one will give the Northeast Division lead back to their biggest rivals. The Bruins look to grab a sixth straight home victory and gain sole possession of first place in the division when the Canadiens visit the TD Garden on Wednesday night. Boston (21-7-3) and Montreal (20-7-5) are tied atop the Northeast heading into the final month of the regular season, and the Bruins have their 11-2-1 home record to thank. They're playing 10 of their remaining 17 games at the TD Garden, where they haven't lost since a 4-3 defeat to the Canadiens on March 3. Boston had outscored Montreal 21-11 while winning four of the previous five regular-season meetings as host. After dropping three of four on the road while totaling six goals, the Bruins kept their recent home streak going with Monday's 3-2 shootout win over Toronto. Boston's power play has sputter...
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