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Shots on Goal: Toronto’s Reimer vs Boston’s Thomas

The Toronto Maple Leafs have had the Bruins number for most of the season and Thursday night was no different as the edged out Boston with a 4-3 shootout win.

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James Reimer

Reimer (19-8-4) picked up his 1st shootout win of the season and 5th win in his last 6 games played as he stopped 35 of 38 shots on goal.

Facing a 4 on 3 situation with time winding down in overtime, Reimer came up big for the Leafs stopping two blistering Zdeno Chara slapshots from the left point.

Boston sent out Tyler Seguin and Michael Ryder for the shootout and neither one of them had any success at finding the back of the net thus giving the win to Reimer and his Leafs.

Tim Thomas

Luke Schenn ended Thomas’ shutout streak at 122:21 with his goal at 7:06 of the first period. Thomas hadn’t allowed a goal since the 1st period of the Bruins 2-1 win over Philadelphia on Mar27th.

Highlight of the night came at 0:43 of overtime when Thomas stopped Mikhail Grabovski on a penalty shot. It was his third penalty shot faced this season, ninth of his career.

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