The Boston Bruins are playing so well, coach Claude Julien is reminding his team to keep its confidence in check.
Boston has plenty of reason to be confident against its next opponent.
The red-hot Bruins go for their eighth straight win Saturday night when they visit former teammate Michael Ryder and the Dallas Stars, who haven't defeated Boston in more than four years and are coming off a loss to the league's worst team.
With a 3-7-0 start becoming an increasingly distant memory, the Bruins (24-9-1) continue to run roughshod over the league with a 21-2-1 record since the start of November. Boston has outscored the opposition 32-8 during its current winning streak, which reached seven games Wednesday night with a 2-1 overtime victory at Phoenix to open a three-game road trip.
Defenseman Dennis Seidenberg scored the winner 58 seconds into the extra session. Seidenberg and Boston's other blue-liners made life easy in net for Tuukka Rask, who faced only 22 shots. With a...