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Bruins lead Maple Leafs after two

Posted By DJ Bean On March 31, 2011 @ 8:46 pm In General | No Comments

After not scoring in the first period, the Bruins got production early in the second and lead the Maple Leafs, 3-2.

Brad Marchand [1] got the Bruins on the board when he scored a beautiful short-handed goal at 2:09. It was Marchand’s fifth shorthanded tally of the season, putting him in a three-way tie for second in the NHL [2]. Fifty-nine seconds later, David Krejci [3] took a pass from Milan Lucic [4] in front of the net and put it past James Reimer for his 13th goal of the season. With the assist, Lucic became the 10th player of the post-lockout NHL [5] to have 30 goals, 30 assists and 100 penalty minutes in a single season. Lucic celebrated the mark later in the period by fighting Jay Rosehill.

After a Joffrey Lupul goal tied the game at two goals apiece, Andrew Ference [6] put a slapshot through the legs of Reimer for a soft five-hole strike.

The Bruins held a 19-7 advantage in shots on goal in the period and are outshooting the Leafs, 27-17, after two.


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