Upcoming road stretch a good test for Bruins

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The Bruins have played the fewest road games in the NHL (10), which likely has had an effect on their standing at the top of the Eastern Conference.

But that all changes very soon, as the Bruins play five of their next six and eight of their next 12 on the road. They start with Thursday’s game in Montreal, then after a home game against the Penguins Saturday, they head back to Canada for a weeklong road trip through Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver.

But coach Claude Julien is looking forward to the road games.

“I think it’s going to be good for us to get together on the road,” he said.

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