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Recap: Maple Leafs 2, Bruins 1
Line Movements
Date: May 10, 2013 7:00 PM EDT
  

BOSTON (AP) - The Toronto Maple Leafs won in Boston again to force their playoff series to a sixth game.

Now they'll need to finally win a game at home.

Tyler Bozak scored a shorthanded goal, Clarke MacArthur also scored and James Reimer stopped 43 shots to help Toronto beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 in Game 5 on Friday night and stay alive in their first-round playoff series.

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Game 6 is Sunday in Toronto, and the Leafs would need a victory then to force a decisive seventh game back in Boston on Monday.

The Bruins won Games 3 and 4 in Toronto earlier in the series. Boston has not lost on the Leafs' home ice in the playoffs since 1959.

``I'm sure that we've poked the Bruins,' Leafs coach Randy Carlyle said. ``They're going to be a very desperate team come Sunday night, and we have to be equally desperate.'

The Bruins actually turned desperate after falling behind 2-0. Toronto outshot Boston 19-8 in the first period and the edge was 25-12 in the second before the Bruins outshot the Leafs 32-8 the rest of the way - including 19-4 in the third.

``The third period was more like our team,' Bruins coach Claude Julien said. ``If there's anything you need to understand from this, it's that we've got to play three periods like we did in the third if we're going to close this off.'

Zdeno Chara scored for Boston to cut the deficit to it 2-1 with 8:48 left. The Leafs killed off a delay-of-game penalty in the last four minutes and then protected the lead when the Bruins pulled Tuukka Rask for an extra attacker with 1:11 left.

Rask made 31 saves.

``They've a good team, they're a mature team and they're an experienced team,' Reimer said. ``Obviously they wanted to find a way to keep it from going back to Toronto. We were able to squeak it out.'

Only once in their history have the Leafs come back to win a playoff series after falling behind 3-1: In the 1942 Stanley Cup finals, when Toronto four straight to take the title after losing the first three games against Detroit. The Bruins are 15-2 in playoff series after taking a 3-1 lead, but they blew a 3-0 lead against Philadelphia in the 2010 Eastern Conference semifinals.

``We came in with the mindset to just get it back to Toronto to give ourselves a chance. We've done that,' MacArthur said. ``We want to keep going. We've worked hard all year and I can see it starting to pay off.'

The Maple Leafs opened a 1-0 lead with a shorthanded goal in the second period when Tyler Bozak got around Andrew Ference for a breakaway and then went in alone on Rask with 8:33 left. They made it 2-0 on another Bruins mistake, taking advantage of Johnny Boychuk's giveaway that led to MacArthur's goal.

That's when the Bruins began applying relentless pressure, turning around what had been a 19-8 advantage in shots after one period. Boston outshot Toronto 36-14 the rest of the way, including a backhander from Jaromir Jagr that appeared to barely nick Reimer's right shoulder before passing over the crossbar with 11.1 seconds left.

``Those are things that happened, but they happened too late,' Julien said.

Notes: David Krejci had 10 points (five goals, five assists) in the series, leading the NHL in playoff scoring entering Game 5. He and Nathan Horton have combined for eight of the team's 15 goals in the first four games. ... The Bruins called up Matt Bartkowski from Providence of the AHL to fill in for Wade Redden, who was out with an undisclosed injury. ... F Joffrey Lupul entered the night with 17 goals in 43 playoff games. ... Leafs D Mark Fraser missed the game. He had surgery on Thursday to repair broken bones in his face after getting hit with a puck in Game 4.

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 SERIES AT A GLANCE
GAME 1
Maple Leafs at Bruins
Wed, May 1 Final 1 to 4
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 2
Maple Leafs at Bruins
Sat, May 4 Final 4 to 2
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 3
Bruins at Maple Leafs
Mon, May 6 Final 5 to 2
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 4
Bruins at Maple Leafs
Wed, May 8 Final 4 to 3
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 5
Maple Leafs at Bruins
Fri, May 10 Final 2 to 1
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 6
Bruins at Maple Leafs
Sun, May 12 Final 1 to 2
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 7
Maple Leafs at Bruins
Mon, May 13 Final 4 to 5
 Boxscores    Recaps

 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   PUC   O/U 
 TOR  +180      5.5 
 BOS  -220      
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   PUC   O/U 
 TOR  +190      5.5 
 BOS  -230      
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   PUC   O/U 
 TOR  19%   7%   81% 
 BOS  81%   93%   19% 
BT MOVEMENTS

 NHL HEAD TO HEAD
 May 8, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BOS 4 Cover: 261 
 TOR 3 Over: 7 
 Tools:   Boxscores    Recaps
 May 6, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BOS 5 Cover: 273 
 TOR 2 Over: 7 
 Tools:   Boxscores    Recaps
 May 4, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 TOR 4 Over: 6 
 BOS 2 Cover: 178 
 Tools:   Boxscores    Recaps
 May 1, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 TOR 1 Push: 5 
 BOS 4 Cover: 203 
 Tools:   Boxscores    Recaps
 Mar 25, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 TOR 2 Under: 5 
 BOS 3 Cover: 181 
 Tools:   Boxscores    Recaps
 Mar 23, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BOS 2 Cover: 249 
 TOR 3 Push: 5 
 Tools:   Boxscores    Recaps
 Mar 7, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 TOR 2 Over: 6 
 BOS 4 Cover: 172 
 Tools:   Boxscores    Recaps
 Feb 2, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BOS 1 Cover: 241 
 TOR 0 Under: 1 
 Tools:   Boxscores    Recaps

 NHL RECAPS
 Friday, May 10
 
    Maple Leafs at Bruins
7:05 PM EDT
    Rangers at Capitals
7:35 PM EDT
    Ducks at Red Wings
8:05 PM EDT
    Blues at Kings
10:05 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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