The Bruins will host the Montreal Canadiens tonight at TD Garden for the first of six meeting this season. The B's enter tonight's game just one one point back in the standings from the visiting Habs. Montreal has 14 points in 15 games, while the Bruins have earned 13 points in one less game.
Know Your Enemy
Montreal Canadiens (7-8-0)
Head Coach: Jacques Martin
Leading Goal Scorer:
|2009 - Mike Cammalleri||7||7||14||6||10|
|2009 - Carey Price||9||495||2||6||30||3.64||256||226||.883||0|
|2009 - Jaroslav Halak||8||421||5||2||20||2.85||187||167||.893||0|
Key Heckling Targets & Strategy:
Carey Price "CAAAAAAAAREY!"
Hal Gill Be creative. I'm sure you have plenty of ammo for "The Tower of Turnover"
Brian Gionta How he isn't tall enough to ride the roller coaster and how much BC sucks
Boston Bruins Injuries
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
- The Bruins have not scored a power play goal in 5 games and now have the worst power play in the NHL with a 11.5% success rate.
- Montreal has also struggled with special teams play this season. The are 24th in penalty-killing (75.8%) and 25th on the power play (14.3%).
- Mark Recchi needs 1 assist to reach 900 for his career
- Former Montreal Canadien Steve Begin will play the Habs for the first time in a black and gold sweater.
- The game starts at 7:00 and can be seen on NESN. The open thread start at 6:30.
- For more on the Habs and how how they built an illegitimate dynasty by taking advantage of an unfair player allocation system, check out Habs Eyes On The Prize
Today's Obligatory Embarrassing Habs Fan YouTube Video