With the Boston Bruins overseas finishing up their preseason exibition games, and beginning the 2010-11 NHL season next week, there’s time to start contimplating which games to attend at the TD Garden this season.
I’ve narrowed some choice down to six: some obvious, some not so obvious. I excluded the Toronto Maple Leafs because, well, the Phil Kessel saga and the NHL’s longest-running rivalry will always be there. And I threw out the most obvious choice: Montreal Canadiens. The Montreal vs. Boston feel just isn’t there for me anymore — maybe it has to do with the departure of Mike Komisarek?
Either way, those two clubs will always fill the seats from both Boston, and north of the border fans.
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2011 @ 7:00 p.m. | Minnesota Wild
I know, it’s a curve ball with the Wild right off the bat, but let me explain. It will be the return of Chuck Kobasew…OK, not that big of a big deal.
But I’m really looking forward to a few things in this one: