Bruins notebook: Charlie McAvoy welcomes role in rivalry with Canadiens

MONTREAL — Charlie McAvoy was looking forward to the mayhem.

The standout rookie defenseman last night got to experience for the first time a phenomenon about which he has heard plenty: What it’s like for a visiting player, especially a Bruin, to skate onto the Bell Centre ice for a game.

Montreal Canadiens fans generate a hurricane of deafening noise and frenzied emotion, and it only builds through the early minutes of the game, putting immense pressure on an ill-prepared young player...

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