Next assignment: crush the Bruins hopes.
The Montreal Canadiens plays the Boston Bruins twice in a row this week (tuesday and thursday) and can really take Boston out of the playoff picture by winning both games. With only 9 games left in the season, every win is huge and every loss handicaps your chances of making it to the spring dance.
Boston is now in Montreal's way... the Habs should show no pity and sweep them off the playoff picture. Here is the Eastern conference playoff race as of today: