Leafs Frederik Andersen shuts down Bruins in Leafs 4-2 win
Tonight in game #24 of the regular season, Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen led the Leafs to a 4-2 victory over the Bruins.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 17:44, Maple Leafs Travis Dermott scored, giving the Maple Leafs a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 3:39, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 18th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 1-1. At 13:06, Maple Leafs Igor Ozhiganov scored, giving the Maple Leafs a 2-1 lead. At 14:22, Bruins David Pastrnak scored his 19th goal of the season, tying the game 2-2. At 18:38, Maple Leafs Josh Leivo scored a power-play goal, giving the Maple Leafs a 3-2 lead.
In the third period, at 18:25, Maple Leafs Zach Hyman scored an empty-net goal, giving the Maple Leafs a 4-2 lead.
Jaroslav Halak played in net for the Bruins and made 27 saves on 30 shots. Halak is now 8-3-2 with a 2.06 GAA and a .936 save percentage this season.
The Bruins led the game in shots 40-31. The Maple Leafs led the game with a 57% faceoff percentage, in hits 23-19 and blocked shots 22-17. The Bruins went 1-for-2 on the power-play while the Maple Leafs went 1-for-1.
Jake DeBrusk led the Bruins with 7 shots. Danton Heinen and Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 3 hits each. John Moore led the Bruins with 8 blocked shots.
Sean Kuraly and Steven Kampfer were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen
2) Bruins forward David Pastrnak
3) Maple Leafs forward Mitchell Marner
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 13-7-4 with 30 points and are in 4th place in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Thursday, when they host the New York Islanders, at 7pm ET.