If you think Vancouver has been getting more heated attention this week over the Canadiens when talking about the Bruins, you are probably correct. The hated Habs have taken a back seat both in hockey talk, and in the standings.
After yesterday's comments came out from Canadiens forward Mike Cammalleri about the Canadiens having a "loser mentality," it's not out of the realm to think that tonight's game, the Habs will be playing as much of a mental game as a physical one.
His comments caught Montreal by storm, and though Cammalleri clarified saying that he loves Montreal, he said his comments were just that they need to get back to having a winning mentality.
Whether they can do it in a matter of game will remain to be seen, as they will have to play against a team that has probably one of the most winning mentalities in the game--but they'll never tell you that.
The Bruins are currently first in the Northeast Division and have had a very successful season. Though they sit just 2-2-0 against the Habs this year, their season has picked up and they show no signs of falling off that platform.
The Canadiens are 3-8-0 in their last 11 games and playing at TD Garden against the Bruins will prove to be a tough one to put them back on a winning track.
The puck drops at 7 p.m. tonight and will be broadcast live on RDS(HD), TSN, NHLN-US(HD), NESN(HD) and aired on 98.5 The Sports Hub.