Emotional Leafs level series against Bruins after van attack
Apr 26 2018 by Dustin Murphy
The home team is 6-2 in the last eight meetings. Through 88 regular season outings, 44 of the team's games have gone under the total, while 39 have gone over and just five have pushed. That's good for a.586 winning percentage.
MLSE has announced that Maple Leaf Square will host a giant viewing party outside Air Canada Centre that will cater to Leafs, Raptors and TFC fans.
"When you look down the stretch, I think we made more plays than we did in Game 5, as opposed to putting the puck on the wall", said Rielly. The Maple Leafs won every game.
So there will be a game 7 at TD Garden.
Toronto is 4-8 in its last 12 games on the road. Nikita Zaitsev added two assists, and Plekanec also had one. But Donato seems more likely to help the offense crack Frederik Andersen at this point - and he could also help a power play that is just 1-for-9 over the last four games after a hot start to the series. "Game 7 should be the same". Boston has been, in a word, dominant throughout the first round.
The Toronto Maple Leafs won this one for their city. When adjusted for score at 5-on-5, however, those numbers all tilt slightly more in Boston's favor. Everything has not only gone to plan, it's gone to plan much quicker than anyone, including the Bruins' brass, expected. Is Toronto going to finish the series comeback tonight in Boston? It's the biggest game of the Bruins' season, and the atmosphere around Boston should be electric. That said, if Rask does poorly tonight, that's what fans are going to remember.
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These are the moments Boston paid Rask for. Either way, the Bolts' first Round 2 game will be Saturday.
When a driver steered his rental van down crowded sidewalks in Toronto, causing carnage and death, of course, it dampened the mood and diverted attention away from the National Hockey League playoff game featuring the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs.
That series is tied 2-2.
Anything can happen in a Game 7. That depth of leadership is mixed with a great infusion of youth (forced into action during the regular season to overcome numerous injuries on the roster).
Most of all, in all three wins, Andersen had to make his most important saves against that line.
With so many critical games happening on the same night, it's nearly impossible for fans to choose just one. And not that the Leafs haven't been able to cycle at all, but that hasn't been what's led to their best chances, with maybe a couple exceptions. The Maple Leafs have trailed 3-1 in a best-of-seven series 15 times, with their only victory coming in the 1942 Stanley Cup Final when they stormed back from a 3-0 deficit to beat the Detroit Red Wings.
Will the Maple Leafs find a way to win on the road, or will the Bruins protect home ice and advance?
In 2013 - as is the case now in 2018 - the Bruins shot out to a 3-games-to-1 lead in their conference quarterfinal.
But in a series that has had everything from goal-filled blowouts to game-stealing goaltending performances, shows of supreme skill to suspensions and penalty-filled affairs, the only thing history can really assure us is that we're in for a show when puck drops on Game 7 Wednesday night. "This is where you want to be".