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National Hockey League
Boston 4, Toronto 1
When: 7:00 PM ET, Saturday, February 3, 2018
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
Referees: Ghislain Hebert, Dean Morton
Linesmen: Mark Shewchyk, James Tobias
Attendance: 17565
Boston's points streak may be over, but Tuukka Rask's is alive and well.

The former Vezina Trophy-winning goalie stopped 23 of 24 shots to extend his personal points streak to 20 games and power the Bruins past the Atlantic Division-rival Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Saturday night at TD Garden in Boston.

Rask improved to 18-0-2 during his streak, which is the fourth-longest in Bruins' history and the longest since Pete Peeters' 31-game stretch in the 1982-83 season.

Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak, Torey Krug and Tim Schaller each scored a goal for Boston, which won its second straight after a 3-1 loss to Anaheim on Tuesday snapped the team's league-best 18-game points streak at 14-0-4.

Mitchell Marner had the lone goal for the Maple Leafs. Frederik Andersen saved 26 of 29 shots as Toronto snapped its four-game winning streak and lost to the Bruins for the first time in seven straight regular-season meetings.

The winning streak was the Maple Leafs' longest since a six-game surge from Nov. 6 to Nov. 18, which included back-to-back wins against the Bruins on Nov. 10 (3-2 OT) and Nov. 11 (4-1).

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara played in his 1,400th career game, making him the fourth European-born player and the 13th NHL defenseman to reach the milestone.

Boston rookie Charlie McAvoy made his return 12 days after a heart procedure sidelined him for four games.

Bergeron's team-leading 22nd goal from the high slot put Boston up 1-0 with 15:31 to play in the opening period. Marner tied it with his ninth goal on a power-play slap shot above the circle with 11:47 left in the first.

Pastrnak's 21st goal, a wrist shot on a power play, with 10:38 to go in the second put the Bruins up for good. Krug's eighth goal on a one-timer with 3:13 left in the period gave Boston some insurance.

Schaller scored his seventh goal on an empty-netter with 1:39 left.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
 
Toronto   Boston
Mitchell Marner 1 Points Torey Krug 2
Mitchell Marner 1 Goals Torey Krug 1
Nazem Kadri 1 Assists Danton Heinen 2
Mitchell Marner 1 Power Play Goals Torey Krug 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Frederik Andersen .897 Save Percentage Tuukka Rask .958
Frederik Andersen 26 Saves Tuukka Rask 23
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Toronto 24 1 1-4 1-3 6 33
Boston 30 4 2-3 3-4 8 27
Upcoming Games
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Bruins have a W/L % of .567 after a win and .700 after a loss.
  • Toronto will play their next game at home against Anaheim. The Maple Leafs have a W/L % of .567 after a win and .542 after a loss.