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Jim Montgomery Has Comical Reply To Bruins’ Goaltender Query

Boston Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery is having enjoyable answering (or not answering) the largest query pertaining to the Black and Gold.

Whereas chatting with reporters after morning skate Monday, seven hours earlier than Boston will host the Toronto Maple Leafs in Sport 2 of their playoff collection, Montgomery once more declined to disclose which goaltender would begin in web. Montgomery opted to not reveal Boston’s Sport 1 netminder, as effectively, and has deflected in regards to the Sport 2 starter each after the Bruins’ series-opening win and once more Sunday.

However this time round Montgomery added a bit of humor.

“Do you guys play Wordle?” Montgomery requested reporters at Warrior Ice Enviornment, per MassLive. “The beginning goalie tonight has two vowels in his first and final identify.”

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Montgomery’s joke, clearly, is in reference to Jeremy Swayman and Linus Ullmark. Each goaltenders have two vowels of their first and final identify. So, primarily, Montgomery answered the query with out actually tipping his hand.

… Until you contemplate the ‘generally Y’ rule?

Montgomery added: “I don’t know why we might disclose info. Once you’re making ready for a recreation, there’s components of the goaltender which can be a part of the pre-scout. I don’t inform my spouse. I’m not telling you.”

Swayman was in web for Boston’s Sport 1 victory, and impressed throughout his 35-save displaying. Swayman stays unbeaten towards the Maple Leafs this season. However Swayman and Ullmark routinely rotated all through the common season with Swayman not enjoying consecutive video games since mid-February.

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Bruins followers probably received’t discover out the beginning goaltender till the Black and Gold step on the ice for warmups Monday evening. Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET, and you’ll watch it reside on NESN after an hour of pregame protection.

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