Bruins' keys to beating Canadiens

Updated: April 10, 2011, 9:22 PM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

The stage is set for another epic playoff series between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens as they will meet in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals starting Thursday night in Boston. Here are five keys to success for the Bruins to advance to the second round:


As is usually the case in the playoffs, goaltending could very well be the deciding factor in this series. With two Vezina Trophy candidates in Carey Price and Tim Thomas squaring off, goals figure to be ...

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