Rested Bruins face challenges ahead

Updated: December 14, 2010, 8:05 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- The Boston Bruins have been on a roll of late, earning 10 of a possible 12 points in the past six games. With the team's success and a congested schedule of games since Dec. 1, coach Claude Julien gave his players a few days off.

The Bruins were back on the practice ice at Ristuccia Arena on Tuesday morning in preparation for a pair of tough divisional road games against the Buffalo Sabres and Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday and Thursday.

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