May 10, 2013

Leafs beat Bruins 2-1, stave off elimination

The Associated Press

BOSTON — Tyler Bozak and Clarke MacArthur scored and James Reimer stopped 43 shots Friday night to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 and stay alive in their first-round playoff series.

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Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Clarke MacArthur (16) is congratulated by teammate John-Michael Liles after scoring on Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask during the third period in Game 5 of their NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, in Boston on Friday, May 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Game 6 is Sunday in Toronto, with the decisive seventh game back in Boston on Monday if necessary.

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.

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