Bruins Regain Home Ice Advantage
David Pastrnak scored twice, Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists, and the Boston Bruins survived a late Toronto surge to beat the Maple Leafs 6-4 and even their NHL Eastern Conference quarterfinal at two.
Charlie McAvoy, with a goal and an assist, Zdeno Chara and Joakim Nordstrom, into an empty net, provided the rest of the offence for Boston, which got 38 stops from Tuukka Rask.
Auston Matthews, with two, Zach Hyman and Travis Dermott replied for Toronto.
Frederik Andersen made 25 saves, Morgan Rielly added two assists.
With the victory, the Bruins restored home-ice advantage in the NHL series.
Game 5 is set for Friday at Boston's TD Garden. Game 6 goes Sunday back at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
In other NHL action, Mikko Rantanen scored 10:23 into overtime after tying the game late in regulation, and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames. That gives Colorado a 3-1 lead in the series, with game 5 back in Calgary Friday.
Roope Hintz and Alexander Radulov scored power-play goals on the Stars' first two shots in a 5-1 thumping of the Predators. With the win, Dallas has evened the series at two games apiece.
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