Scouting report: Bruins vs. Canadiens

Breakdown of the first-round NHL playoffs matchup

Updated: April 14, 2011, 10:05 AM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

The Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens are set to meet for the 33rd time in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Bruins finished the season as the Northeast Division champions with 103 points, seven ahead of their bitter rival. The Habs, though, won the season series, going 4-2 against the Bruins. Game 1 is Thursday at 7 p.m. ET at TD Garden. Here's a scouting report on how these two teams match up:

Goaltending This promises to be the most intriguing positional matchup between the two teams, ...

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