A four-game week beckons for the streaking Boston Bruins, beginning Monday night against the last team to defeat the Bruins - Boston's rival, the Montreal Canadiens.
The Canadiens, who swept the Bruins in a home-and-away series in late October before the Bruins began their current eight-game winning streak, host Boston Monday night (7:30 p.m., RDS, NESN). Montreal is 6-3-1 in its last ten games, including a including a 4-0 win against the New York Rangers on Saturday.
The Bruins will then end a three-game road trip against the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night (7 p.m., NESN). The Sabres (24 points) lead Boston (22 points) in the Northeast Division.
After meeting Buffalo, the Bruins return home for a back-to-back. The Detroit Red Wings visit Boston on Friday (1 p.m., NBC, TSN), and the Bruins host Winnipeg on Saturday (7 p.m., CBC, NESN).