After their defeat at the fingers of the Florida Panthers on Sunday evening, the Boston Bruins secured second place in the Atlantic Division, and the alternative to play the beloved Toronto Maple Leafs in first round of the 2017-18 NHL playoffs.
In the remaining sport of the NHL common season, a goaltending duo of James Reimer and Roberto Luongo, who changed Reimer after a 3rd interval damage, turned apart 40 of 42 photographs in a Four-2 victory. The painful factor for Panthers followers see their crew end one level exterior of a playoff spot. On the different aspect of the Atlantic Division bracket, the Tampa Bay Lightning have received the division and will face the New Jersey Devils, who picked up the Eastern Conference’s second wildcard spot.
The Leafs and Bruins get underway Thursday evening in Boston, with puck drop set for 7 p.m.
Here’s the full schedule:
Game 1 @ BOS – Thursday April 12, 7 pm
Game 2 @ BOS – Saturday April 14, eight pm
Game three @ TOR – Monday April 16, 7 pm
Game Four @ TOR – Thursday April 19, 7 pm
Game 5 @ BOS – Saturday April 21, TBD
Game 6 @ TOR – Monday April 23, TBD
Game 7 @ BOS – Wednesday April 25, TBD
— Mark Masters (@markhmasters) April 9, 2018