The Toronto Maple Leafs manhandled the Boston Bruins tonight 8-2. The Maple Leafs have now moved to within 6 points of the playoffs behind the Flyers.
The score was 1-1 after the 1st period. But from then on out, it was all Toronto scoring 7 of the final 8 goals. After the 2nd the Maple Leafs led 5-1. And the Maple Leafs went on to make it 8-1 before the Bruins scored the final goal.
Seven Maple Leaf players ended up with multi-point nights. Leading the way with 4 points was Bryan McCabe with a goal and 3 assists, Blake, Sundin and Steen all had 3 points and Antropov, Kaberle and Tucker had 2 point nights. In the game, goalie Tim Thomas was chased after allowing 5 goals on 23 shots. Alex Auld replaced Thomas, and let in 3 goals on 17 shots. Vesa Toskala recorded the win for Maple Leafs and made 27 saves on the night.