The Bruins have earned at least a point in 14 of their last 15 games, and are now one point behind Montreal for the Atlantic Division lead with two games in hand.
The Blackhawks had barely wrapped up their victory over San Jose on Sunday night when the obvious topic came up.
Ryan Garbutt is expecting the emotions on Tuesday.
The Blackhawks will get a few days to rest around the holidays, but first comes a date with the best team in the NHL.
Rob Scuderi didn’t foresee getting traded when it happened late Monday night but he’s all right with the result.