Boston takes on Toronto and seeks 5th straight win
Boston Bruins (51-25-5, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (53-21-7, second in the Atlantic)
Toronto; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTS BETTING LINE: Maple Leafs -126, Bruins +104; plus/minus is 6
BOTTOM LINE: Boston will be looking to maintain its four-game winning streak when the Bruins face Toronto.
The Maple Leafs are 15-8-2 against opponents in the Atlantic. Toronto averages 8.6 penalty minutes per game, 10th most in the Eastern Conference. Wayne Simmonds leads the team in service by 96 minutes in total.
The Bruins are 18-6-1 against the rest of their division. Boston is averaging 9.9 penalty minutes per game, the fifth most in the Eastern Conference. Brad Marchand leads the team with 97 total minutes.
In their last meeting on March 29, Toronto won 6-4.
BEST PERFORMERS: Auston Matthews has a total of 106 points for the Maple Leafs, 60 goals and 46 assists. Ilya Mikheyev has scored five goals in Toronto’s last 10 games.
Marchand leads the Bruins with 48 total assists and 80 points. Patrice Bergeron has 10 points in Boston’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 7-2-1, averaged 3.5 goals, 6.5 assists, 4.8 penalties and 14 penalty minutes while allowing 3.1 goals per game with a save percentage of 0.898.
Bruins: 6-4-0, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.9 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while allowing 2.2 goals per game with a .923 save percentage.
INJURIES: Maple Leafs: Jake Muzzin: day to day (undisclosed), Petr Mrazek: out (groin), Michael Bunting: day to day (undisclosed).
Bruins: Jesper Froden: absent (undisclosed).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.