NHL Game Summary - Boston at Toronto
(Saturday, February 2nd)
Final Score: Boston 1, Toronto 0
Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Tuukka Rask made 21 saves for his 12th career
shutout as the Boston Bruins edged the Toronto Maple Leafs, 1-0, at Air
Chris Bourque, the son of Bruins legendary defenseman Ray Bourque, potted
the lone goal in the first period.
Boston tightened things up defensively Saturday night after allowing seven
goals in Thursday's loss to Buffalo, the club's first in regulation this
James Reimer recorded 33 saves in the Maple Leafs' seventh straight loss to
the Bruins, who killed off two late power plays.
AHL call-up Matt Frattin used his speed to draw an interference penalty on
Boston defenseman Dennis Seidenberg with 8:36 remaining. Tyler Seguin, drafted
with the No. 2 overall pick Boston acquired in the trade that sent Phil Kessel
to Toronto, went off for slashing with 2:25 to go.
"We didn't do enough of the things that we're capable of to establish a strong
home game and 60 minutes," said Toronto head coach Randy Carlyle.
Bourque scored his second career NHL goal 8:54 into the game. Rich Peverley
held the puck along the right-wing boards before chipping it ahead to Chris
Kelly, whose backhand feed through the crease was tapped in by Bourque.
Each team had a goal waved off for making contact with the goalie ... Bourque,
the third player taken in the second round of the 2004 draft, scored his first
goal on Dec. 30, 2008 as a member of the Washington Capitals ... Boston
forward Jamie Tardif, 28, made his NHL debut ... Toronto forward Tyler Bozak
played in his 200th career game ... Forward Mikhail Grabovski appeared in his
300th game with the Maple Leafs.
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