When, where: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., at the Bell Centre, Montreal.

 TV, radio: NBCSN, WBZ-FM (98.5).

 Goals: Andrei Markov 4, Tomas Plekanec 4, David Desharnais 3, Rene Bourque 3, Brendan Gallagher 3.

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 Assists: Raphael Diaz 8, Alex Galchenyuk 6, Max Pacioretty 5.

 Goaltending: Carey Price (6-1-0, 1.70 GAA), Peter Budaj (0-1-0, 5.00).

 Head to head: This is the first of four meetings. The Bruins were 4-2 against Montreal last season.

Miscellany: Pacioretty had an emergency appendectomy Jan. 26 but returned eight days later, recording an assist in Sunday’s win over Ottawa . . . Galchenyuk, the third overall pick in 2012, is with the Canadiens for the season. He has 7 points and is plus-5 in eight games.