The Boston Bruins continue to be the hottest team in the NHL.
Their biggest rival, meanwhile, is experiencing nothing but frustration.
Coming off perhaps their best performance of the season, the Bruins look to extend their winning streak to five when they host the struggling Canadiens on Monday night.
Boston (21-9-1) has won 18 of 21 to join Philadelphia atop the Eastern Conference with 43 points. That stellar stretch includes a 1-0 win at Montreal on Nov. 21, and a 9-1-1 record at TD Garden.
The Bruins' domination showed few signs of slowing Saturday, as they pounded the Flyers for four first-period goals en route to a 6-0 road victory.
"You can't ever plan that - those are some of those fortuitous things that happen to a team sometimes," goaltender Tim Thomas told the team's official website. "The important thing was how we reacted to it. We got the 4-0 lead and tried to shut it down for the rest of the night, and we didn't give an opportunity to a great team, like Philly, t...