Score: Maple Leafs 2, Bruins 1
Player of the Game: Leafs’ James Reimer. He made 43 saves, including 18 in the third period.
Key Sequence: With 3:48 left in the game, Tyler Bozak (one goal), inadvertantly hit the puck in the stands and was penalized. The Bruins dominated those two minutes, but only got one shot on net while having two blocked and two miss the net;.
Key Stat: Brad Marchand and Milan Lucic didn’t have a shot on goal while Bruins elder statesmen Zdeno Chara (one goal) had eight and Jaromir Jagr had seven.
Key Stat II: The Leafs blocked 27 shots, while the Bruins blocked 13 shots.
Two Big Gaffes: Both Leafs goals were the product of defensive mistakes. Andrew Ference was unable to ward off Bozak for a loose puck and Johnny Boychuk and Nathan Horton weren’t able to connect, leading to a Clarke McArthur goal. Both goals were unassisted.
Game 6: at Toronto, Sunday, 7:30 p.m.