Well, here we go again. A first-round series between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Boston Bruins will be decided in seven games. With only a few hours left before an epic game-seven, I am going to cut straight to the meat and potatoes.
Therefore, in this article, I will be demonstrating how the Bruins tied the series and what the Leafs need to do if they want to advance to the second round.
The Leafs penalty kill was an issue, again.
Another game, another two-goal powerplay performance for the Boston Bruins. In my opinion, the Leafs have actually done a decent job holding their blue line and making it difficult for the Bruins to set up their powerplay. Unfortunately, once the powerplay is set up, the Bruins have been lethal.
It is no secret that the Bruins love looking for one-timers. They usually look to execute them from the slot or from the far-side winger. The Leafs know this but are starting to overcommit defenders to the slot, which is giving the Bruins too much time and space down-low. In game six, we saw some good examples of this.
When the puck goes down-low, Hainsey looks a bit confused …
Author: Nick DeSouza / The Leafs Nation