Marchard and Backes guide Bruins’ to victory April 13, 2018
Brad Marchand opened the scoring and David Backes tallied the game-winner, as the Boston Bruins cruised to a 5-1, Eastern Conference Game 1 win versus the Toronto Maple Leafs. Marchand would eventually be named the first star of the contest, after adding an assist on a late, 2nd period insurance goal. Backes, meanwhile, would go on to register a game-high 5 hits, along with 2 shots on net. His goal was the fourth Stanley Cup Playoffs game-winner of his career.
For more on last night’s game, keep reading the nhl.com recap here.