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Maple Leafs vs. Bruins Game 3: Full highlights, final score and more

Maple Leafs vs. Bruins Game 3: Full highlights, final score and more

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov will miss Game 3 against the Boston Bruins because of a lower-body injury.

"I guess you have checking matchups, you have offensive matchups against them", said Cassidy. "I'd prefer if they not guess and erred on the side of caution", said Cassidy, whose team still leads the first-round series 2-1.

Minnesota wasn't outplayed as badly on the road as Toronto was, but the night and day difference between the Wild at home compared to on the road is something the Maple Leafs can use as motivation. Kasperi Kapanen nearly got the lead back for the Leafs with a shot that beat Rask but rang off iron.

The Bruins had some great chances to tie the game late in the 3rd period.

Next to nothing has gone right for the Maple Leafs. The Bruins were rattling shots off the post and it seemed like the net was on lockdown. But there's no way to dance around what happened this past Saturday; the Bruins weathered an early Toronto storm, lit Frederik Andersen up for four goals, and simply hung back for the final 40 minutes of a 7-3 victory. His teammates were feeding him the puck, but he was unable to get it past Andersen. He was held scoreless and couldn't generate many scoring chances against the Patrice Bergeron line.

It was a rough night for the Bruins first line as Bergeron, and Pastrnak finished at -2, and Brad Marchand finished at -3.

At the same time, it just wasn't the Bruins' night!

Tuukka Rask was definitely the story of the period until James van Riemsdyk finally opened the scoring at 17:05, jamming in a loose puck in front of the net on the powerplay. It was the defense.




"We've just got to be aware of them".

The 31-year-old had seven goals and 12 assists in 74 games this season, but spent Game 2 on the first line with Auston Matthews and William Nylander.

Marleau had a pair of goals in Toronto's 4-2 win over Boston. He was down on the ice on all fours but eventually made his way to the Bruins locker room.

Game 3 was the blueprint for the Leafs, and now the Bruins have two days to prepare a solution ahead of Thursday's Game 4.

McQuaid had a great game scoring his first goal of the playoffs.

Plekanec was at his plucky best in an increased role in the middle of the second line with Patrick Marleau and Mitch Marner, helping keep the top line of the Boston Bruins off the scoresheet - for one night anyway - at the Air Canada Centre on Monday. Especially after a rough game.

The good thing for the B's is that they get to lick their wounds as they get a short break.

His play with his new team hit rock bottom in the series opener when the veteran centre struggled in the Bruins' 5-1 rout. The young guns need to be able to relax and not be forcing plays.