Canadiens vs. Boston
TD Bank Garden – March 3, 2013 – 7:35pm
Game Notes –
…Max Pacioretty has 7 goals and 5 assists his last eight games.
….Peter Budaj will get the start in goal.
….. The Canadiens and Bruins are currently tied for first in the East with 30 points apiece.
….. The Canadiens have earned at least a point in ten straight games (7-0-3) their longest streak since late in the “93-’94 season
….. Boston is 14-2-2 on the season, its best 18-game start in franchise history since the 1929-30 club was 16-2-0.
…… The Bruins haven’t lost since a road setback in Buffalo on Feb. 15 and are looking to win seven straight for the first time since Dec. 10-28 of last season.
……..The Bruins have a six game winning streak going.
….The Bruins are
….. Brad Marchand leads the Bruins with eleven goals. Four of them have been game winners.
Season Record Canadiens (13-4-4) 2nd in Northeast Division Boston (14-2-2) first in Northeast division
Last Ten Games –Montreal 7-0-3; Boston 8-1-1.
Season Series – This is the second of four meetings. Boston earned a 2-1 victory against Montreal on Feb. 6 at the Bell Centre. The Bruins notched a 2-1 victory in Montreal on Feb. 6, their fifth straight victory in this series, and it featured a goal and an assist by Seguin and 20 saves from Rask.
Price stopped 21 shots and Subban had a goal for the Canadiens, who have lost two straight and four of their last five in Boston.
Home/Road – Canadiens on the Road (5-1-2) Boston at Home – (6-1-1)
Goaltending – Canadiens – Peter Budaj 4GP (2-1-1) 2.45GAA .905save% Boston – Tuuka Rask – 14GP (11-1-2) 1.82GAA ,933save%
Who’s Hot – Canadiens- Max Pacioretty has five goals in his last five games; 7 goals 5 assists in his last eight. Brian Gionta 3 goals last two games. Boston – Brad Marchand-three goals and two assists in his last five games. Tyler Seguin 1 goal 4 assists last five.