The Boston Bruins look to bounce back from a loss when they visit the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday. The Bruins had their five-game winning streak snapped by the Washington Capitals on Thursday in a 4-2 loss. Ryan Donato and David Krejci scored for the Bruins in the loss, but two Capitals goals in the third period broke a 2-2 tie.
Toronto defeated the New Jersey Devils on Thursday 4-2. The Maple Leafs scored three goals during the first period and added one in the third for the win. John Tavares scored two goals, while Ron Hainsey and Mitchell Marner each scored one. Michael Hutchinson, Toronto’s third string goalie, stopped 27 shots.
David Pastrnak leads the Bruins in goals scored with 25 and in points with 52. Brad Marchand is the team leader in assists with 31. Tuukka Rask is 12-8-2 in net with a goals against average of 2.43 and save percentage of .920. Boston on the season is 17th in goals scored per game at 2.91 and 2nd in goals against per game at 2.56.
John Tavares leads the Maple Leafs in goals scored with 29. Mitch Marner is the assists leader with 41 and points leader with 57. In net, Michael Hutchinson is 2-2-0 with a goals against of 2.71 and a save percentage of .915. Toronto is 2nd in goals scored per game at 3.62 and 6th in goals against at 2.79.