Game Four Thoughts: The Bruins steal one in Toronto

The Boston Bruins have won game four to tie the series up at two. For the Leafs, these are the types of games that could haunt you if you don’t end up advancing to the next round. They could have taken hold of the series but instead, are entering a best-of-three, where the Bruins have home-ice advantage.
At first glance, you could say that the Leafs were unlucky and that would be true to a certain extent. At 5v5, shot attempts were 70 to 43 for the Leafs, and they were clearly the better team for the majority of the game. As we look into this further, there are some ongoing issues that resurfaced last night and it ultimately cost the Leafs. In this article, I will touch upon some of the major talking points of game four along with some ways the Leafs can win two of the remaining three games.
The Bruins kept the Leafs to the outside
Despite having 27 more shot attempts than the Bruins, the Leafs only had two more slot-shots.

The puck seemed to be in the Bruins’ end of the ice most of the night, but the Leafs couldn’t generate more quality looks than the …

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Author: Nick DeSouza / The Leafs Nation

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