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Boston faces Toronto, looks for 5th straight win

April 29, 2022 GMT

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 SPORTSBOOK LINE: Maple Leafs -126, Bruins +104; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Boston will look to keep its four-game win streak going when the Bruins take on Toronto.

The Maple Leafs are 15-8-2 against opponents in the Atlantic. Toronto averages 8.6 penalty minutes per game, the 10th-most in the Eastern Conference. Wayne Simmonds leads the team serving 96 total minutes.

The Bruins are 18-6-1 against the rest of their division. Boston averages 9.9 penalty minutes per game, the fifth-most in the Eastern Conference. Brad Marchand leads the team serving 97 total minutes.

In their last meeting on March 29, Toronto won 6-4.

TOP PERFORMERS: Auston Matthews has 106 total points for the Maple Leafs, 60 goals and 46 assists. Ilya Mikheyev has five goals over the last 10 games for Toronto.

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Marchand leads the Bruins with 48 total assists and has 80 points. Patrice Bergeron has 10 points over the last 10 games for Boston.

LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 7-2-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.5 assists, 4.8 penalties and 14 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with an .898 save percentage.

Bruins: 6-4-0, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.9 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up 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: out (undisclosed).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.