Jim Montgomery Takes A Shot At The Panthers Before Their Game

Published October 30, 2023 at 4:19 PM
BY AUSTIN SABOURIN
As we navigate the early stages of the 2023-24 NHL season, the significance of each game remains paramount, and this evening's clash between the Florida Panthers and the Boston Bruins is no exception.

Reflecting on last season, the Bruins, who clinched the league's top spot, faced a humbling exit in the first round of the playoffs at the hands of the Florida Panthers. The Panthers' subsequent journey to the Stanley Cup Final served as a bitter reminder for Boston, prompting a deep introspection about what transpired despite their historic regular season achievements. With this context in mind, Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery underscores that tonight's game holds a special place on the schedule for his players.

"It's not just one of 82. No. They ended our season. They went all the way to the Finals. Our summers were marked by frustration until the Finals concluded. That's because they bested us. So yes, this game carries extra weight." - Jim Montgomery.




Boston has been riding a wave of success this season, entering tonight's matchup with an impressive 7-0-1 record, while Florida stands at 4-3-0. With Montgomery's words resonating within the team, tonight's showdown could potentially ignite intense competition.
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