Round 1 Game 4 Postgame: Leafs vs Bruins

This game four in Toronto represented an exciting opportunity for the Leafs to go up 3 games to 1 in this initial playoff series on the road to the 2019 Stanley Cup.
Let’s get right into the action packed game it was.
1st period
The Bruins got off to an early advantage with a powerplay opportunity early to set the tone. On the advantage, just before it ended, Charlie McAvoy finished off a slick passing play for the Bruins to take the 1-0 lead:

McAvoy after strong cycle work on the PP. 1-0 Bruins. #LeafsForever
— Maple Leafs Hotstove (@LeafsNews) April 17, 2019

Only a few minutes later, the Bruins started to show signs of dominance, with a great pass in front to Brad Marchand for a 2-0 lead:

Marchand tips in McAvoy’s pass in tight. 2-0 Bruins. #LeafsForever
— Maple Leafs Hotstove (@LeafsNews) April 17, 2019

Frederik Andersen, as he has done all series, was giving his all to hold the Leafs in this one and not let the Bruins run away with the game, including this stellar save on Charlie Coyle:

Andersen comes up large with a glove save to keep the game close. #LeafsForever …

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Author: Ryan Hobart / The Leafs Nation

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