Playoff hockey returns to Toronto

After a nine-year hiatus, Air Canada Centre will be rocking for Bruins-Leafs Game 3

Updated: May 6, 2013, 3:04 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

TORONTO -- This city hasn't tasted the Stanley Cup playoffs in nine years, which is a shame for this hockey hotbed.

That will change Monday when the puck drops on Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series between the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre. The last time the Maple Leafs reached the postseason was the 2003-2004 season, when they lost in the conference semifinals to the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-2.

After Boston defeated Toronto 4-1 in Game ...

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