The Maple Leafs are not a very good team.
They do not like to play with the puck. They allow too many odd-man rushes. The quality of their lineup falls off after their first two lines. Entering Tuesday’s game, they had lost four of their last five games while allowing 23 goals. Tuesday marked the 13th time the Leafs have allowed 40 or more shots.
For all those flaws, Toronto beat the best team in the Atlantic Division at TD Garden, 4-2. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.