Round 1 Game 5 Postgame: Leafs vs. Bruins

Okay everybody, take a deep breath, and relax.
We did the thing again. We went into Boston and, when we needed to, got the victory. Now we head home with an opportunity to finish the job. Let’s take a closer look at how they did.
1st Period
The Leafs did an excellent job in the first of keeping the game tight, holding the Bruins to just six shots through the first, with some excellent defensive plays.

Nylander with a nice defensive play to strip DeBrusk off the puck. #LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/8ninAScSij
— Maple Leafs Hotstove (@LeafsNews) April 19, 2019

Brown with a strong defensive play to clear the puck out of trouble. #LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/eVACVVXsm0
— Maple Leafs Hotstove (@LeafsNews) April 19, 2019

Also, Andersen was solid when needed.

Andersen was excellent on the PK. #LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/kiekAqRqVE
— Maple Leafs Hotstove (@LeafsNews) April 19, 2019

2nd Period
The second period saw much of the same, as it was a tightly played game, but we did start to see more chances.

Kapanen and Matthews convert a nice give-and-go. #LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/bKlu1ORgSr
— Maple Leafs Hotstove (@LeafsNews) April 20, 2019

Kapanen with a great look shorthanded just misses the net. #LeafsForever pic.twitter. …

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Author: Scott Maxwell / The Leafs Nation

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