The Bruins will face the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round of the NHL playoffs.
The Bruins, following a 4-2 loss in their regular-season finale vs. the Ottawa Senators Sunday night at TD Garden, are the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference. Montreal won the Northeast Division and is the No. 2 seed.
The Senators ended up as the seventh seed and will face the Canadiens in the first round.
The Eastern Conference playoff matchups are:
- No. 1 Pittsburgh vs. No. 8 New York Islanders
- No 2. Montreal vs. No. 7 Ottawa
- No. 3 Washington vs. No. 6 New York Rangers
- No. 4 Boston vs. No. 5 Toronto
The Bruins faced Toronto four times in the regular season and won three of those matchups.
Bruins playoff schedule
Game 1: Wednesday at Boston, 7 p.m.
Game 2: Saturday at Boston, 7 p.m.
Game 3: May 6 at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Game 4: May 8 at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Game 5: May 10 at Boston, 7 p.m.-x
Game 6: May 12 at Toronto, TBA-x
Game 7: May 13 at Boston, TBA-x
The rest of the NHL playoff schedule can be found on the league’s website.