Game 5 Thoughts: Clutch and Complete Leafs Win In Boston

Going back to Boston after dropping Wednesday’s Game 4 at home could have gone one of two ways for the Leafs. They could have walked out of Boston down 3-2 in their first-round series, staring down elimination and hoping to force a 7th game, or they could have left the Boston Bruins on the brink as the series heads back to Toronto.
Tonight, the Leafs proved that they’re good enough to push the Bruins to the brink. And here they are, after a clutch 2-1 victory, up 3-2 and heading back home for a 3pm date with the Bruins on Sunday afternoon, where they’ll look to slay the dragon for good.
Let’s have a look at how things went down.
The Goals
Let’s do things a little differently, and fast forward to the magic the Leafs conjured up in the final frame of this game.

We finally have the icebreaker. Hyman takes a hit and Matthews blasts it in the slot. 1-0 Leafs. #LeafsForever
— Maple Leafs Hotstove (@LeafsNews) April 20, 2019
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Author: ThatsKappy / The Leafs Nation

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