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If you’re counting, the Bruins have won the even numbered games in this series

Boston Bruins v Toronto Maple Leafs - Game Six
Jake DeBrusk is taking none of your guff, Morgan Reilly!
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On with the show! The Bruins return home to TD Garden in preparation for yet another Game #7 against the Maple Leafs on Tuesday. Tune into NESN at 7:00PM on Tuesday (or maybe even NBCSN, if that’s your thang.)

  • Bruce Cassidy asserted that Game #6 was “...the best game we’ve played.” NHL
  • Special teams were just that, and the Bruins’ bottom six performed. Bonus- heatmap detailing Torey Krug’s busy night. HockeyBuzz
  • Three bullet points from the game include Brandon Carlo and Jake DeBrusk finding another gear. Bruins Daily
  • The Czechmates (Davids Krejci and Pastrnak) were joined by Jake DeBrusk- the trio banged their way to success. WEEI
  • Jake DeBrusk couldn’t have timed his resurgence better. Bonus- Kudos to Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo. Boston Herald
  • Didn’t Torey Krug have himself a game at the head of the first power play unit? WEEI
  • Not every Bruins play went as planned- Krug’s power play goal erased some sketchy choices just prior, and David Pastrnak preciously passed off a shooting chance. Rask squashed 22 of 24 attempts. 985 The Sports Hub
  • Maybe it wasn’t a stellar night for Tuukka Rask, but he did what had to be done for his team. WEEI
  • Marchand was a big factor in last night’s win, but he also took a swipe at the quality of TD Garden ice. Sporting News
  • If you didn’t care for the quality of the NBC broadcast yesterday during the third period, you were not alone- NBC was savaged on Twitter. Argus Leader
  • It was a mixed bag this weekend in Calder Cup action for the Providence Bruins, who fell to the Charlotte Checkers at home in game one on Saturday night Providence Journal but evened up the series with a win on Saturday. Providence Journal On to Charlotte!

From behind enemy lines:

  • Boston Bruins? Game #7 in Boston? No pressure! CBC Sports
  • The Leafs face another defining moment in a series where they have been strong 5-on-5 but suffered on special teams. The Star

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • For the four teams playing two Game #6s last evening, two Game #7s are now scheduled. Read this for the title alone. Rotoworld
  • Look back at the “Good Friday Massacre” and how it prompted the NHL to curb violence in the playoffs. Seattle Times
  • We send healing wishes to T.J. Oshie, who is out for the remainder of the playoffs. NHL
  • Marc-Andre Fleury, never change! Jonathan Marchessault wonders if anyone might have a penknife handy? Yahoo
  • From zeros to heroes since January 3rd- enjoy the St. Louis Blues and Winnipeg Jets handshake line. (Video, 2:16) YouTube