Bruins vs. Maple Leafs Game 2 recap: Toronto bounces back with dominant win

Jim Rogash

Joffrey Lupul was pretty much unstoppable.

The Toronto Maple Leafs avenged their embarrassing Game 1 loss with an impressive performance, topping the Boston Bruins 4-2 in an exciting Game 2.

This one featured end-to-end action from the first few seconds, as both teams simply assaulted their opposing goaltenders all game long. The biggest assailant in the game was Joffrey Lupul.

Lupul answered Nathan Horton's apparent kick-in goal with two goals of his own in the second period, giving the Leafs a 2-1 lead to work with heading into the final frame. Phil Kessel got on the board for the first time in the series with a breakaway goal in the third.

The Bruins weren't quite dead yet. Johnny Boychuk's goal (or was it Tyler Seguin? Or did it go in off Tyler Bozak? We'll never know!) brought Boston back within one with minutes to spare.

And then James van Riemsdyk did this.


The goal gave Toronto the win and a 1-1 series tie.

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