Well, it wasn't quite what the Maple Leafs had in mind when they thought of playing the Bruins again for the second time in two weeks. Playing at home would surely put them back on top and erase any memories of that first "fluke" of a game.
Instead, the Bruins pounded them for another seven goals and took the second game of the season series.
Not only was this the first time the Bruins have achieved back-to-back victories this season, but they did it in convincing fashion.
Bruins 19-year-old Tyler Seguin added much insult to injury after netting three goals and posting his first NHL career hat trick against the team that he could have been playing for last year.
But Seguin wasn't the only one providing offense for the Bruins. The team stepped up again after last Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Ottawa Senators, and continued to finish opportunities--something that has been lacking since the beginning of the season.
Milan Lucic had three points on the night including two goals and an assist. David Krejci had one goal and two assists, and Patrice Bergeron had the helpers for each of Seguin's three goals.
Perhaps the most impressive feat was when the goals were scored. After Seguin started the scoring in the first period, one-timing a cross ice pass from Peverley on the power play, the Bruins started to heat up, but didn't score again until the second period.
Fortunately for them, it didn't take long.
34 seconds into the second frame and Seguin scored again, with a tip off a deflected pass from Bergeron. Lucic wanted a piece of the action and picked up his fifth goal of the season, eight seconds later, to give the Bruins a 3-0 lead, less than a minute into the second period.
Seguin must have provided the team with inspiration because after he tagged his third goal, Krejci took the opportunity to put his second goal of the season behind Scrivens, just 14 seconds later.
Lucic scored his second goal of the game five minutes into the third, and Gregory Campbell followed his lead 28 seconds later to put the nail in the coffin to solidify Boston's 7-0 victory.
The Bruins once again held Kessel to just two shots on net, and zero points for the second time this year.
Meanwhile, Bergeron extended his point streak to six games, and Lucic has scored a goal in his last three games.
Monday will bring its own set of challenges for the Bruins, as they will play host to the Islanders at TD Garden. That game starts at 7 p.m. and will be the first chance for the Bruins to put three wins together in a row.
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