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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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Jaromir Jagr got his team going Monday night in Game 3. (AP file)

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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