Marner scores twice as Leafs surprise Bruins

Marner has 2 goals, including penalty shot, Leafs top Bruins

"Mitch Marner, who led the Leafs with nine points in the first round against Boston last spring, tore up the Bruins with two goals and had a Leafs-high 63.2% Corsi mark, and it's on the shoulders of Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy to find a way to stop the Leafs" most magical player in Game 2.

Tavares also got the best of Bergeron at the faceoff dot, winning 53% of the faceoffs they took against each other, including three of four in the Bruins offensive zone. A warning sign like a first period playing out almost identically to the Game 1 that went south last spring determined that the Leafs needed something to reverse course.

William Nylander and John Tavares also scored for the Maple Leafs, who last season lost in the first playoff round to Boston. The 29-year-old goaltender turned in a staunch 37-save effort, only surrendering a power-play goal to a wide-open Patrice Bergeron. "And away you go". What I want to say is that I'm not taking the Maple Leafs to win their first round series against the Boston Bruins, and I'm asking for forgiveness from Leafs fans everywhere.

The Leafs are listed +125 to steal game two in this series on Saturday Night, with an implied probability of 44% to climb up 2-0 in the series against the Bruins. His successful penalty shot went down as a short-handed goal 2:47 into the second frame. With two goals on the night, Marner matched his entire postseason goal output from a year ago in one game.

Just 31 seconds into a Bruins power play, Jake DeBrusk couldn't handle the puck at the Leafs' blue line.

Bruins: 6-4-0, averaging 4.3 goals, 7.1 assists, 3.5 penalties and 9.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a.892 save percentage.

Newcastle win away with Perez header at Leicester
Perez was last season's leading scorer with 10 goals in all competitions, including eight in the league. His seven tackles were more than anyone else on the pitch recorded.

DeBrusk crashed hard into the boards and appeared to go to the locker room for attention, but returned to the game.

"Mike left me a little bit of Leafs swag in my office the other night and wished me luck in the playoffs so I thought I would rep them today", Nurse said. "So, I'm not going to put any of this on Tuukka".

"They're a team that works hard and gets their chances by putting the puck on net and converging", Bergeron said. "It was a nice move, fresh ice too, so I probably should've recognized that, but yeah, good move". Teams have changed, players have changed but the uniform crest hasn't, so we know what they're capable of. I think that makes it easier for sure ...

Instead, over time, the challenge that the Bruins present, which includes and won't be limited to their huge talent and often overwhelming physicality, the hostile environment they call home and the confidence borne out of previous successes, all seemed more manageable this time.

It was a subtle sequence in the third period of the Maple Leafs' convincing 4-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. The last attempt was by Philadelphia's Ville Leino in 2010.

Toronto leaned on Frederik Andersen to secure the result with the Bruins pressing desperately in the third period.

Related News:

Most liked

Lego Breaks Guinness World Record for Largest Display of 'Star Wars' Minifigures
Another thing we know already is that Favreau is unleashing some heavy-duty, deep-dive nostalgia. After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe.

No path for Trump's Federal Reserve pick Cain as four Republicans oppose
Asked about the controversy over the usually staid Fed, including statements by Cain and Moore in mainstream and social media, St. The president nominates members to the Fed's seven-member board of governors and Trump elevated Powell to chairman a year ago.

BTS Open Up About Working With Halsey on 'Boy With Luv'
The teaser featured Halsey , who was working in a ticket booth before walking outside only to find BTS sitting on a couch. On Saturday, they will be making their " Saturday Night Live " debut, where they will perform their latest single.

LIVE Liverpool v Chelsea
Arsenal have the kindest remaining fixtures out of the other candidates, as they do not play any of the "big six" in the run-in. And the Chelsea FC defender is hoping for a repeat when the two teams meet at Anfield on Sunday afternoon.

Durant, Beverley ejected after constant trash talk
Beverley sprung up and got in KD's face immediately. "That's what Beverley does", Kerr said. "I can control myself", Durant said. Rivers then provided some assistance by backing up his player and ended up being called for a technical foul.

Three People Dead After Plane Crashes Near Mount Everest
Hoards of people gathered around the aircraft wreckage following the crash as debris was strewn on the ground. In addition to the three fatalities, there were four people injured and airlifted to Kathmandu by helicopter.

Brand new Pixel 4 leak seems to confirm the phone's main specs
They will have the volume rocker and power button on their right, whereas the left side of the device has the SIM card slot. The Pixel 3a XL, on the other hand, is said feature a taller 6-inch display with 1080 x 2220 pixels resolution.

Donald Trump says of his daughter Ivanka, and makes a suggestion
Trump insisted that "it would've had nothing to do with nepotism" and Ivanka would have been "incredible" in the role. However, Trump said he was afraid of the criticism he would have faced if he chose Ivanka for either position.

National Hockey League slaps Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov with one-game suspension
He was also assessed a minor penalty for tripping Nutivaara seconds before the boarding incident. Kucherov led the league in points during the regular season with 128 (41 goals, 87 assists).

Apple could turn off iTunes forever in favor of new apps
The logical step forward for Apple is to create separate, more elegant apps that can more efficiently deal with customers' media. Judging exclusively by the design, the leaked Podcasts and Apple TV icons match the iOS ones but offer a more rounded approach.

Kevin Feige Opens Up About The White Costumes In Avengers: Endgame
The new Avengers: Endgame spot, referred to as "Mission" on Marvel's YouTube channel , features a few very intriguing teases. Ant-Man agrees, and so do we. "For one take, I did disappear, and then the other one I didn't".

Braves extend Albies for seven years, $35M
Joel Sherman later had the details of the 7-year deal worth $35 million that also includes two option years for 2026 and 2027. The Atlanta Braves are doing everything they can to ensure the club's young, star players remain in Atlanta for years to come.

K.P Boateng plays full throttle as Barcelona draw at Huesca
Not because [we are thinking of the second leg against United] but because you always have to think about the next opponent. Barcelona's second-string side were held to an uneventful 0-0 draw in La Liga by basement side SD Huesca on Saturday.

Vasyl Lomachenko Vs. Anthony Crolla Live Stream
The fight is taking place at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles and will get underway in the early hours of Saturday morning. How can I watch Crolla vs Lomachenko? "I come to the United Kingdom , unify titles, so we'll see".

Not yet clear if 3 Louisiana church fires were hate crimes
The Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office, which has led the investigation into the blazes, declined to comment on the arrest. Investigators from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives work on Wednesday near the ruins of Mt.