Toronto Maple Leafs vs Boston Bruins - Game 4 - April 17, 2019

Nabeela Damji
BarnBurner Sports Writer


Thursday, April 18, 2019

Drake was at Scotiabank Arena to cheer on the Leafs as they took on the Boston Bruins in game 4 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.


So I guess we know who won...


David Pastrnak scored twice as the Bruins best the Leafs 6-4 to even up the series at 2 on Wednesday night.  


Brad Marchand had two points on the night, Tuukka Rask made 38 saves and Zdeno Chara became the second-oldest defenseman in NHL history to score a playoff goal at the ripe age of 42.


Auston Matthews scored two goals for the Leafs, who head to Boston for Game 5 on Friday night. Frederik Andersen stopped 25 shots.


The Bruins got up to a 2-0 lead, the Leafs came back to tie it up with goals from Zach Hyman at 17:55 of the first, and then Matthews with his first of the night at 1:07 of the second period. 

Pasrtrnak put the Bruins ahead in the second at 3:16 after he directed a pass from Marchand on a 2-on-1.  He scored his second goal just 1:35 later when Matthews was called for roughing.  The pass came from Marchand again who whipped a backhander to an open Pastrnak who went short side on Andersen to make it 3-2.


Chara made it 5-2 at 5:39 of the third, but the Leafs got back to back goals from Matthews on the power play with 8:08 left, and the other from Travis Dermott who buried one through traffic with 6:33 left in the game to make it 5-4.


Joakim Nordstrom made it 6-4 with an empty net goal to get the win.