Skip to content

Bruins head coach fumes about Montreal’s ‘embellishment’

Mar 3, 2013, 11:52 PM EDT

Claude Julien AP

The Montreal Canadiens didn’t just snatch first place in the Northeast Division and Eastern Conference with a 4-3 win against the Boston Bruins on Sunday. Some would argue they also got in their heads.

The rage boiled over when Milan Lucic and Zdeno Chara got into fights about 30 seconds apart, but the angriest person might just be head coach Claude Julien. He griped about Montreal drawing penalties to CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty.

“There was a lot of embellishment,” Julien said. “It’s pretty embarrassing for our game.”

Haggerty believes that Julien’s irritation isn’t just related to tonight’s contest.

The Bruins’ next game against Montreal takes place in Boston on March 27. After that, their final match of the 2013 season will happen in Montreal on April 6.

Latest Posts
  1. Flames in no rush to sign fourth overall pick Bennett

    Jul 9, 2014, 9:41 PM EDT

    SamBennett2 Getty Images

    Unlike what they did with Sean Monahan and Sven Baertschi.

  2. B’s winger Johnson signs in Swedish league

    Jul 9, 2014, 8:42 PM EDT

    NickJohnson Getty Images

    Appeared in nine games for Boston last season.

  3. Crosby still undecided on wrist surgery, says Pens GM

    Jul 9, 2014, 6:42 PM EDT

    Sidney Crosby Getty Images

    “We expect to have a decision by early next week.”

  4. Ducks sign Heatley: one year, $1 million

    Jul 9, 2014, 5:49 PM EDT

    Dany Heatley Getty Images

    Fairly significant pay cut for the former Wild winger.

  5. Caps sign draft-day acquisition Pasquale

    Jul 9, 2014, 5:19 PM EDT

    EddiePasquale Getty Images

    One-year, two-way deal for the ex-Jets goalie.

  6. Subban favored to be next Habs captain, says oddsmaker

    Jul 9, 2014, 3:23 PM EDT

    PK Subban Getty Images

    Tomas Plekanec, Andrei Markov and Max Pacioretty also in the mix.

  7. Oilers re-sign goalie Bachman

    Jul 9, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    RichardBachman Getty Images

    Had that one great game against the Kings last season.

  8. Preds re-sign Ekholm — two years, $2.075 million

    Jul 9, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

    Colorado Avalanche v Nashville Predators Getty Images

    Scored once with eight assists in his rookie season.

  9. So, who else could jump from the KHL to NHL?

    Jul 9, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Alex Burmistrov AP

    It’s been a hot topic recently.

  10. PHT Morning Skate: Jackets bring Japanese prospect to camp

    Jul 9, 2014, 8:13 AM EDT

    Blue Jackets logo

    That’d be 21-year-old Ryo Hashimoto, who plays for the Oji Eagles of the Asia League

  11. Report: Sidney Crosby will undergo wrist surgery

    Jul 9, 2014, 1:02 AM EDT

    Sidney Crosby Getty Images

    The injury impacted his performance in the playoffs.

  12. Hertl tweaks knee at Sharks’ prospect camp

    Jul 8, 2014, 10:16 PM EDT

    Tomas Hertl Getty Images

    GM Doug Wilson downplayed the injury as “minor.”

Featured video

Bettman hears the boos in Philly
Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. P. Subban (2265)
  2. R. Vrbata (2203)
  3. C. Giroux (1951)
  4. D. Legwand (1748)
  5. C. Schneider (1691)
  1. S. Crosby (1656)
  2. M. Santorelli (1574)
  3. R. Johansen (1340)
  4. S. Avery (1302)
  5. N. Kulemin (1260)