Round 1, Game 6 Postgame: …there will be a game 7

Just as we all knew.
The Leafs will be playing another game 7 in Boston.
They fell apart for long stretches in the game….
and it cost them. Final score 4-2.
Here’s how we got there, in the Leafs’ ugliest loss of the playoffs:
First period
Thing got off to a decent start, with the Leafs opening up the scoring.

Point precision. #LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/bbNtHTtPa0
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) April 21, 2019

Frederik Andersen made some great plays…

Crazy little thing called glove. #LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/Cl6gBt3kqd
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) April 21, 2019

… but missed two on the power play. A couple of goals from Brad Marchand and Torey Krug gave Boston the lead after 20.
Second period
It’s weird how the Leafs gave up just one goal, but this was likely the worst period they’ve played since, well, last year’s game 7.
It could’ve been the first period if Rielly didn’t get that one through, but Jake DeBrusk scored while the Leafs, who had just six shots in the first period, had just 15 by the time this one ended. Boston, meanwhile, had 30.
Third period
But hey, all you need is two right? Auston Matthews …

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Author: Adam Laskaris / The Leafs Nation

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