The Boston Bruins head back to the US, rather than stay in Montreal between games three and four of their NHL Playoff series against the Canadiens.
Their series with the Montreal Canadiens may be a few days away, but the Bruins are already feeling the excitement that comes with playoff hockey.
Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara told the media on Tuesday that he had reached out and spoken to the Canadiens Max Pacioretty.
Playoff hockey returns to the Boston Garden Thursday night when the Bruins kick off their first round series with the bitter rival Montreal Canadiens.
The NHL has announced the schedule for the Bruins-Canadiens first round playoff series, starting Thursday in Boston.
The drama off the ice is getting more intense than on it, as the Bruins and Canadiens get set to square off Thursday night at the Garden.
Thursday night’s rematch comes 16 days after Max Pacioretty suffered a severe concussion and a fractured vertebra after a hard check by the Boston Bruins captain knocked him into a padded stanchion supporting a glass partition between the teams’ benches.
Boston Bruins forward Recchi said the Montreal Canadiens “embellished” the severity of Max Pacioretty’s injury from Zdeno Chara’s March 8th check into the boards in attempts to get the Bruins captain suspended.
The Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens renew their rivalry in Canada Tuesday night, but do not expect the fists to fly like the last time the two teams matched up.
The Bruins and Canadiens meet again. You remember what happened last time they battled? Will it happen again tonight? Gresh and Zo discuss.