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Nathan Horton helps Bruins build 2-1 lead over Maple Leafs

Posted By DJ Bean On January 3, 2011 @ 8:37 pm In General | 1 Comment

Nathan Horton’s play has been improved of late, but the scoring sheet hadn’t suggested it until he helped the Bruins build a 2-1 lead over the Leafs in the second period.

After a nine-game goal drought, Horton sent a puck to Dennis Seidenberg [1] in the point before doing what made him so popular at the beginning of his Boston tenure: finding his way to the high slot and snapping a shot past bodies and in. The goal, which came at 7:56 of the period, was his 12th of the season.

At 15:30, Marc Savard [2] took a feed from Horton to beat Reimer on a one-timer from the high slot. Milan Lucic [3], who also got an assist on the play, picked up his first point in eight games.

The B’s outshot the Leafs, 17-8, in the period and have outshot the Leafs, 24-19, though two.


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