Originally posted on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 2/6/13
The Rivalry Continues Tonight will be the first of four games between Boston and Montreal this year. The season series begins in Canada at 7:30 p.m. (ET). The Bruins (6-1-1) and the Canadiens (6-2-0) are both off to hot starts in the mini-season. The early success of both teams will boost the intensity of the game and will ignite a playoff atmosphere at the Bell Centre in Montreal.  Boston owned Montreal last year winning 4 out of 6 games including the last 4 in a row. After an embarrassing 7-4 loss at home against Buffalo the Bruins avoided a two game skid by squeaking out a win versus Toronto 1-0 on Saturday. A loss tonight would knock them out of first place and they could drop down to third in the division.   The Bruins should be ready to play after having a few days off to rest and heal. Regardless of how good the Habs are or aren’t playing Claude Julien knows how tough of a game it will be and that his guys will need to be performing at their highest level. ...
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