Final: Bruins 6, Maple Leafs 2

All done at the Garden. Strong performances all around.

12:33 3d period: Bruins 6-2
Mikhail Grabovski uncovered in slot. Goes upstairs on Tim Thomas. Silences “Thank You Kessel” chant.

11:43 3d period: Bruins 6-1
Milan Lucic sets up Tyler Seguin in slot. Sizzling snap shot by Seguin. All coming together for Bruins tonight.

10:08 3d period: Bruins 5-1
Sick snipe by Patrice Bergeron. High glove on Jonas Gustavsson. Barreled over blue line with speed.

2:08 3d period: Bruins 4-1
Milan Lucic drives to net, takes a dish from Tyler Seguin, and scores his first of the year. Seguin blows through Dion Phaneuf, taking the defenseman’s stick with him.

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0:45 3d period: Bruins 3-1
Jonas Gustavsson stones Patrice Bergeron on two close-range chances.

20:00 2d period: Bruins 3-1
Tim Thomas closes out second with kick save on David Steckel and stick stop on Phil Kessel. Toronto pushing back. Bruins have to keep grinding in third.

8:43 2d period: Bruins 3-1
Tim Thomas stones Mikhail Grabovski on a PP breakaway. Grabovski had stepped out of box when David Krejci sent him an errant backhand pass. Thomas flashes left pad for save.

20:00 1st period: Bruins 3-1
Terrific first for Bruins. Leading in shots, 18-7. Skating well and putting pucks and people at the net.

17:49 1st period: Bruins 3-1
Chris Kelly second-effort backhand over Jonas Gustavsson. Slick dish from Milan Lucic to Kelly, who kicks puck to his stick. Gustvasson looking very beatable.

16:05 1st period: Bruins 2-1
Another power-play goal. Bad-angle one-time snipe by Zdeno Chara. Two PP helpers for Andrew Ference.

10:32 1st period: 1-1
Jonas Gustavsson gets a pad on Zdeno Chara’s PP slapper. Nathan Horton bangs in rebound for second goal of year. Poor rebound control by Gustavsson.

7:29 1st period: Leafs 1-0
David Steckel catches Tim Thomas leaning wrong way. Steckel’s shot skims off Chris Kelly’s blade.

1:54 1st period: 0-0
Shawn Thornton vs. Colton Orr. Right off the draw, the two go at it. Heck of a scrap between the veteran chuckers. First fight of year for Thornton.

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0:00 1st period: 0-0
David Krejci and Steven Kampfer in. Jordan Caron out.

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