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Postgame notes from Bruins 5, Leafs 2 in Game 3

05.06.13 at 10:18 pm ET
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Courtesy Boston Bruins media relations, here are some postgame notes from the Bruins’ 5-2 win over the Leafs in Game 3.

‘€¢ The Bruins now have an 18-16 lifetime record in game threes of best-of-seven series in which they entered with the series tied at 1-1.

‘€¢ The B’s Game 4 record when leading a best-of-seven series 2-1 is 12-15 and they are 19-8 overall in best-of-seven series in which they have led 2-1.

‘€¢ The Maple Leafs now have a 13-22 lifetime record in game threes of best-of-seven series in which they entered with the series tied at 1-1.

‘€¢ The Leafs’ Game 4 record when trailing a best-of-seven series 1-2 is 18-11 and they are 10-19 overall in best-of-seven series in which they have trailed 1-2.

MILESTONES REACHED

Jaromir Jagr had an assist on Boston’€™s second goal which was his 190th career NHL playoff point. That ties him with Brett Hull for sixth place on the league’€™s all-time playoff points list. Adam McQuaid scored his first career NHL playoff goal with Monday night’€™s opening score. Toronto’€™s Jake Gardiner scored his first career NHL playoff goal.

THIS AND THAT

‘€¢ The Maple Leafs outshot the Bruins by a 48-38 margin. That was the most shots allowed by the Bruins in a playoff game since Montreal had 51 on April 23, 2011, which was a 2-1 Boston win in double overtime. It was the most shots allowed by the Bruins in a non-overtime playoff game since April 11, 1975, when Chicago had 56 in a 6-4 Blackhawks win.

‘€¢ Monday night’€™s game was the first of this series in which the team that scored first also won the game.

‘€¢ There have been four goals scored in the first two minutes of a period in the three games of this series, with Toronto netting three and Boston one.

‘€¢ McQuaid’€™s goal was the fourth by a Boston defenseman of the 10 scored by the Bruins in this series.

WHO’€™S HOT

‘€¢ David Krejci had a goal and two assists, giving him points in each game of this series with 2-4-6 totals. It is his second multiple-point game of this post-season (14th career).

‘€¢ Milan Lucic had three assists, giving him assists in each game of this series with 0-6-6 totals. It is his second multiple-point game of this postseason (10th career) and the three points are a career high for points in a playoff game.

‘€¢ Nathan Horton had a goal and an assist, giving him points in each game of this series with 3-1-4 totals. It is his first multiple-point game of this postseason (sixth career).

‘€¢ Daniel Paille had a shorthanded goal, giving him 1-1-2 totals two of the three games of this series. It is his second career shorthanded playoff goal.

‘€¢ Toronto’€™s Jake Gardiner had a goal, giving him 1-1-2 totals in two of the three games of this series.

‘€¢ Toronto’€™s Phil Kessel had a goal, giving him single goals each in two of the three games of this series.

‘€¢ Toronto’€™s James van Riemsdyk had an assist, giving him points in each game of this series with 2-1-3 totals.

‘€¢ Toronto’€™s Cody Franson had an assist, giving him single assists each in two of the three games of this series.

SPECIAL TEAMS

‘€¢ The Bruins went 0-for-3 on the power play and they are 1-for-9 in this postseason (11.1 percent). They finished the regular season ranked 25th in the NHL at 18-for-122 (14.8 percent) on the power play and they allowed two shorthanded goals.

‘€¢ The Maple Leafs went 2-for-5 (40.0 percent) on the power play and they are 4-for-12 (33.3 percent) this postseason. They finished the regular season ranked 14th in the NHL at 31-for-166 (18.7 percent) on the power play and they allowed four shorthanded goals.

‘€¢ The Bruins went 3-for-5 (60.0 percent) on the penalty kill and they are 8-for-12 (66.7 percent) this postseason. They finished the regular season ranked fourth in the NHL at 142-for-163 (87.1 percent) and they scored five short-handed goals.

‘€¢ The Maple Leafs went 3-for-3 on the penalty kill and they are 8-for-9 (88.9 percent) on the penalty kill this postseason. They finished the regular season ranked second in the NHL at 138-for-157 (87.9 percent) on the penalty kill and they scored one shorthanded goal.

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