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Hilary Knight Excited To Ignite Boston-Montreal Rivalry In PWHL


The inaugural PWHL postseason begins this week, and Boston will face Montreal on Thursday.

Boston clinched a playoff spot on the ultimate day of the common season after it gained thrillingly over Montreal at Tsongas Middle in Lowell, Mass. High-seeded Toronto had its alternative of opponent as a part of the league’s guidelines, and it selected to play No. 4 Minnesota.

The sequence between No. 2 seed Montreal and No. 3 seed Boston might be a best-of-five, and captain Hilary Knight was excited to deliver the hockey rivalry to the PWHL stage.

“To maintain this rivalry going — being now on the Boston aspect once more — it’s one of many higher rivalries in professional sports activities, particularly for hockey,” Knight advised reporters Sunday in a Zoom name, per Conor Tomalty of The Hockey Information

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The Boston-Montreal sequence is predicted to be tightly contested with the season sequence tied at two apiece and three out of these 4 video games determined by one objective.

It additionally might be a sequence between two of the largest names in girls’s hockey: Knight and Marie-Philip Poulin, who was the Boston captain’s workforce at CWHL Montreal.

Puck drop for Recreation 1 between Boston and Montreal is scheduled at 7 p.m. ET at Place Bell Area on NESN.

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