By virtue of tonight’s loss to the Florida Panthers, the Bruins finished in the second spot in the Atlantic Division and will face the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round of the playoffs.
BRINGING BACK 2013, FRIENDS.
Bruins vs. Maple Leafs first round schedule
Get your TVs ready!
Game 1: Thursday, April 12, 7 PM, Maple Leafs @ Bruins
Game 2: Saturday, April 14, 8 PM, Maple Leafs @ Bruins
Game 3: Monday, April 16, 7 PM, Bruins @ Maple Leafs
Game 4: Thursday, April 19, 7 PM, Bruins @ Maple Leafs
Game 5*: Saturday, April 21, TBD, Maple Leafs @ Bruins
Game 6*: Monday, April 23, TBD, Bruins @ Maple Leafs
Game 7*: Wednesday, April 25, TBD, Maple Leafs @ Bruins
Bruins vs. Maple Leafs regular season results
The Bruins played Toronto four times this season, going 1-2-1.
Friday, November 10 in Toronto: 3-2 Leafs (OT)
This one was a kick in the teeth. James van Riemsdyk scored with a minute left in regulation to tie the game, then Patrick Marleau scored in OT to win it.
Saturday, November 11 in Boston: 4-1 Leafs
The Bruins and Leafs played on back-to-back nights, and the Bruins got pasted in this one.
Saturday, February 3 in Boston: 4-1 Bruins
The Bruins scored twice in the second period to give themselves a 3-1 lead before adding a late on to seal the deal. The game was Tuukka Rask’s 20th-consecutive game with a point.
Saturday, February 24 in Toronto: 4-3 Leafs
The Bruins went up 1-0, but Charlie McAvoy scored an own-goal to help the Leafs tie it up. The Bruins were actually up 3-2 in the second, then Tyler Bozak scored at 19:04 of that period to tie things up.
Ron Hainsey scored the lone goal in the third on a controversial play, with the Bruins challenging for goalie interference but being denied by the refs.