From the game notes:The Bruins are 256-320-103-2 lifetime vs. Montreal with the Canadiens holding a 2061-1808 scoring advantage in those 681 games. On home ice, the Bruins are 157-126-56-2 lifetime vs. the Canadiens with a 1003-919 scoring advantage in those 341 contests. The Bruins and Canadiens have split this season’s series thus far with Montreal winning a 3-2 decision in Boston on Oct. 26, the Bruins taking a 6-5 victory in Montreal on Dec. 4, the Canadiens winning a 4-3 decision in Montreal on Dec. 12 and the Bruins winning the last game with a 4-2 victory in Boston on Dec. 23.
I haven’t mentioned it, so I will mention it now. The lines and the lineup will be the same as Thursday. Boston’s Tim Thomas
will start in goal.