B's-Habs rivalry hotter than ever

Updated: March 3, 2013, 1:21 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Bring on the Montreal Canadiens.

There will be a lot at stake when the Boston Bruins host the rival Canadiens at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday night at TD Garden. Up for grabs: the top spot in the Eastern Conference and the Northeast Division.

And, of course, perennial bragging rights for the victorious Original Six team. What makes this rivalry, which is one of the best in professional sports, even better this season is the condensed schedule. These teams will play only four times ...

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