Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins: The Best Rivalry in the NHL?

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Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins: The Best Rivalry in the NHL?
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There are certain teams in sports that will always be rivals. No matter who the players are and what the situation is, there will be hostility.

The Montreal Canadiens and the Boston Bruins possess one of those rivalries.

This ongoing war on ice goes back nearly a century and includes countless chapters, but for the sake of this article, only the most recent version of arguably the best rivalry in the NHL shall be discussed.

As the two teams face off against each other tonight, there’s no better time to review why this modern day rivalry is so epic.

It’s a mixture of the playoff battles, a multitude of physical wars and a bit of trash talking too.

The only other current rivalry that even comes close to being as fierce and as hated as this one is the Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks rivalry. If you’d like to see the breakdown of that rivalry, you can by clicking here.

As for the Bruins and Habs, let’s break down in detail why they’re such hated rivals. There’s plenty of video evidence of the bad blood as well to help you relive the memories!

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