We should know by now that the Bruins never, ever do it the easy way. They rarely get the job done in five games. It’s usually seven.
And so the Bruins must return to Toronto to give the emboldened Maple Leafs another shot tomorrow night.
With a chance to close out the desperate Leafs, the B’s dropped a 2-1, Game 5 decision on Causeway Street Friday night and now must go back across the border to advance to the second round off the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
Dan Shaughnessy is a Globe columnist. He can be reached at email@example.com.