St. Louis/By S. Bradley

Obviously, the likes of Martin St. Louis, Steven Stamkos, Dwayne Roloson and the 1-3-1 forecheck of Guy Boucher don’t scare readers of

When asked to pick among Boston’s most likely first-round playoff opponents, most wanted the Bruins to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Who would you prefer the Bruins play in the first round?

  • Tampa Bay (39%, 106 Votes)
  • Montreal (34%, 92 Votes)
  • Buffalo (16%, 44 Votes)
  • NY Rangers (12%, 32 Votes)

Total Voters: 274

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The Bruins beat the Lightning three out of four times this season, including an 8-1 rout Dec. 2 at TD Garden.