Series (Game 5 of 8)

Boston leads 5-3

Game 1: Thursday, November 9th
Maple Leafs6Final
Game 2: Thursday, November 16th
Maple Leafs1Final
Game 3: Saturday, November 25th
Maple Leafs1
Game 4: Tuesday, November 28th
Maple Leafs1
Game 5: Thursday, December 7th
Maple Leafs1Final
Game 6: Monday, January 1st
Maple Leafs5
Game 7: Thursday, January 4th
Maple Leafs10Final
Game 8: Tuesday, February 20th
Maple Leafs0

Maple Leafs 1

(13-12-5, 31 pts)

Bruins 3

(14-10-2, 30 pts)

7:00 PM ET, December 7, 2006

TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts

1 2 3 T
TOR 0 1 01
BOS 0 0 33

S. Donovan (Bruins - RW): Goals: 0, Assists: 2

B. Stuart (Bruins - D): Goals: 1, Assists: 0

W. Primeau (Bruins - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

Toronto (13-11-5) at Boston (13-10-2) 7:00 pm EST

Toronto (13-11-5) at Boston (13-10-2) 7:00 pm EST

BOSTON (Ticker) - The Boston Bruins go for their fourth consecutive victory over the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday.

The Bruins upped their streak in the series to three following back-to-back wins over the Maple Leafs on November 25 and 28.

Boston posted its fourth win in five outings by edging Montreal, 6-5, on Monday.

Defenseman Brad Stuart, who tallied twice, scored the decisive goal with 1:48 left in the game. Marc Savard finished with three assists and Tim Thomas made 34 saves for the Bruins, who went 0-for-3 on the power play.

Toronto has dropped three more games since facing Boston.

The latest defeat was a 5-2 setback to the Atlanta Thrashers on Tuesday. Darcy Tucker netted a goal with the man advantage and Michael Peca tallied as well for the Maple Leafs, who were outscored, 5-0, in the closing session.

Andrew Raycroft stopped 32 shots for Toronto, which was outshot, 37-19.