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Montreal authorities prep for playoffs

Updated: May 4, 2014, 8:01 PM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- With tensions already running high between the Montreal Canadiens and the Boston Bruins, Montreal officials say they're staying vigilant to ensure the passion doesn't get destructive.

The city has a reputation during recent NHL playoff runs for its spontaneous celebrations that occasionally deteriorate into rampages of vandalism, looting and violence.

In the only Canadian city hosting playoff hockey this year and with the team's biggest rivals in town, authorities ...

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