Published: Sat, April 20, 2019
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Did Maple Leafs interfere on go-ahead goal?

Did Maple Leafs interfere on go-ahead goal?

Whatever, the coach was confused by a Toronto TV station's question during Thursday's conference call about the 'Curse of Drake, ' specifically the singer's losing record when he attends a Scotiabank Arena game as he did in his Leaf sweater Wednesday night.

The Leafs now have the opportunity to finally eliminate their rivals on home ice Sunday afternoon and advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in 15 years.

With Tuukka Rask pulled for an extra attacker, David Krejci cut it to 2-1 with 44 seconds left.

Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews celebrates his goal with teammates during the third period in Game 5 against the Boston Bruins on April 19, 2019.

Remarkably Boston got its third power-play chance about four minutes later when Mitchell Marner sent the puck over the glass for delay of game.

Rask made 25 saves for Boston.

Toronto carried over its strong play late in Game 4 into Friday's opening period, but failed to generate any quality chances other than a deflection off the stick of Matthews that Rask handled.

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Kapanen, who came in with zero points in the series, helped set up his team's first, and then scored its second when he finished off a 3-on-2 just 2:12 later.

Not a good night for the refs, though the Leafs did outplay the Bruins for most of the night.

Auston Matthews scored at 11:33 for a 1-0 Toronto lead.

Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy made a coach's challenge of the goal on the basis of goaltender interference but it was denied by the NHL's war room. Kapanen was also credited with an assist on Matthews' goal, along with Muzzin.

However, the best scoring chance of the period went to the Bruins and the Leafs needed a huge break to keep them off the scoreboard. A slap shot by David Pastrnak was also handled by Andersen. First Patrice Bergeron was denied on a wrist shot.

Boston appeared to go ahead with 7:21 left in the period, but Krejci's shot that looked to have gone in at first glance hit the post and stayed out, much to the chagrin of the mostly black-and-yellow clad 17,565 at TD Garden. A video review showed the puck bounced off the crossbar, failing to cross the line.

Were we to tell you in advance of Game 5, you'd likely guess the Bruins would be the ones on top.

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