“K’s” and “O’s” impacting Bruins-Maple Leafs series

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In Game 1, the postgame sideshow was the scuttlebutt around Brad Marchand’s second kiss of the season that, indeed, began with K – as in Komarov, Leo that is.

The other “K” and “O” as in KO and OK, however, were front and center in Game 1 with the return of Rick Nash and Sean Kuraly who played much better than cheap nfl authentic jerseys OK in contributing to drawing penalties toward a KO of the Leafs in that 5-1 final with three Boston power-play goals while the Leafs went 0-for-3 on the PP.

The third-period drilling by Nazem Kadri KO’d Tommy Wingels from the game and resulted in the league handing Kadri a three-game KO.147

That resulted in Bruce Cassidy being OK playing Ryan Donato in his first playoff game Saturday, putting him on the third-line left wing with Noel Acciari and David Backes – and moving Danton Heinen to the right side on the fourth with Sean Kuraly and Tim Schaller.

“We tried Ryan over there,” Cassidy said pregame about the move, “I thought he did fine, but I think he’s better on the left side, whereas Danton can move a little more easily.”

While the Leafs came out with more energy, it was the Black and Gold that was OK scoring the first goal for the second straight game when David Pastrnak scored at 5:26 on Boston’s first shot on Frederik Andersen. The Bruins had given up the first goal in each of the last five regular-season affairs.

Babcock was not OK with six Leafs public skating for a Bruins’ power play at 8:24 for too many men. If there is a turning point in the series to look back on, it might well be that penalty.

Kasperi Kapanen went in alone on Tuukka Rask, clanging the left post to deny the short-handed goal to tie the game. Seconds later, Jake DeBrusk put Boston up 2-0. cheap nfl jerseys china Kevan Miller put Boston up by three at 12:13.

“There’s always a few,” Cassidy said in his opening postgame remarks, “when you look back at the game, probably moments of the game where you look back where things could have swung either way. I’ve got to believe it’d give them a lift to get a goal like that – shorties always do.”

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