BruinsLeafs: 5 from the Second

BruinsLeafs: 5 from the Second
April 1, 2011, 1:04 am
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By Joe Haggerty
CSNNE.comBOSTON Here are five thoughts from the second period with the Bruins leading the Maple Leafs by a 3-2 score at TD Garden after the first 40 minutes of play.1)Zdeno Chara has now twice gone back to the Bs dressing room in the second period, and the second time he went down the runway with the Bruins medical personnel, so there appears to be an injury of some kind. It better not be serious because Chara is the most indispensible piece to everything the Bs hope to accomplish in the postseason.2)Milan Lucic and Jay Rosehill getting into it with a long extended bout in the second period that started with Tyler Seguin getting into a little pushing and shoving with the Maple Leafs. Pretty even match between the two tough guys and they went back in for a second go-round after they were separated following a long stretch of punches thrown at each other. Lucic might not have dropped them there if Shawn Thornton were in the lineup, but he performed the enforcer role quite well.3)Brad Marchand shows everything he brings to the table at the beginning of the second period when he knocks home his fifth short-handed goal of the year to tie things up. Marchand intercepted a weak sauce pass from Clarke MacArthur and powers to the Toronto net with MacArthur on his back for a nifty backhanded goal.4)The Bruins follow with another quick strike David Krejci goal following the Marchand shortie, and this time two quick passes from Nathan Horton and Milan Lucic set it all up. Lucics assist gives him 30 goals, 30 assists and 100 PIMs this season only the 10th player to total that in the same season since the beginning of the 2004-05 campaign.5)Speaking of Marchand, he made a golf swing motion to the Maple Leafs bench as he was headed off the ice for one of his shifts at the end of the second period. Why do I feel like were just scratching the surface with this guys on-ice personality?