BostonBruins.com – THIS WEEK’S NEWS, NOTES AND NUMBERS:
UPCOMING GAMES: The Bruins will have two home games before embarking on their longest road trip of the season, a six-game, 11-day sojourn through Montreal, Winnipeg, Minnesota, St. Louis, Buffalo and Ottawa. Nashville is up next however on Saturday during an afternoon matinee tilt at the TD Garden. The Preds are fifth overall in the Western Conference with 69 points. After winning 10 of 11 in the month of January, Nashville has lost three of their last four to start the month of February.
Boston hosts the New York Rangers on Valentine’s Day in the second game between the top two teams in the East this season. New York captured the first meeting with a 3-2 overtime win back on January 21 in Boston.