WILMINGTON ó In less than four weeks it will become necessary for the Bruins to go into hostile enemy arenas and be capable of playing sound, smart, hard-working and winning playoff hockey.
Tonightís first-place showdown in Montreal would be a good opportunity to demonstrate they can do just that.
The Bís certainly did not in a pair of games last month against the Canadiens, both times with the Northeast Division lead at stake.