Bruins regain series lead as Leafs lose 4-2 in Game Three

The Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 in game three of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Taking a 2-1 series lead. 

In the first period, no goals were scored as both goalies kept their teams in the game. After 20 minutes of play, the shots were 7-7. 

Toronto would break the ice at 13:10 of the second period as Mitch Marner’s pass reached Matthew Knies, who buried the puck past Jeremy Swayman to make it 1-0.

Boston would respond shortly after as Trent Frederic’s weak snap shot went past the blocker of Ilya Samsonov to tie the game 1-1. 

The Bruins would have a power-power to start the third period, and Jake DeBrusk was left open in the front of the net to make it 2-1 for the Bruins at 1:07.

The Leafs answered as Morgan Rielly’s point shot hit Tyler Bertuzzi and went past Jeremy Swayman to tie 2-2.

But the tie wouldn’t last long as 28 seconds later, Brad Marchand’s wrist shot went over Ilya Samsonov’s shoulder to make it 3-2.

Toronto got a penalty late in the game, and they pulled the goalie, but Brad Marchand put the game away, scoring into the empty net, making it 4-2, and that would be the final.

Boston’s power-play went 2-3, a key factor to their success tonight.

Toronto, on the other hand, went 0-5 on the power play. 

Ilya Samsonov made 30 saves on 33 shots.

Jeremy Swayman was the star for the Bruins, making 28 saves on 30 shots.

Brad Marchand had three points on the night, two goals and one assist.

Game 4 is Saturday at 8:00p.m on Sportsnet/CBC.

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