Jonas Gustavsson will need to remain patient. Looking to pick up a victory in his first start for the Maple Leafs in nine months, Toronto’s 26-year-old Swedish goaltender was ultimately denied in a 6-2 shellacking by the Boston Bruins on Thursday night at TD Garden.
The Boston Bruins blanked the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 at Rogers Arena to earn the franchise’s first Stanley Cup since Bobby Orr’s team in 1972.
Tim Thomas made 31 saves and David Krejci and Andrew Ference scored to lift the Bruins to a 2-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.
David Krejci, Nathan Horton and Rich Peverley gave the Boston Bruins a three-goal lead and the team held on for a 4-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night at the Bell Centre.
Michael Cammalleri and Mathieu Darche scored in the opening 2:20 of the game and Carey Price made 34 saves as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Boston Bruins 3-1 on Saturday night to give the Habs a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven series.
Brian Gionta had two goals and Carey Price turned away 31 shots as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Boston Bruins 2-0 on Thursday night.
It’s NHL playoff time and two Original Six teams will add another chapter to a storied history between bitter rivals.