Final SO

Series (Game 7 of 8)

Series tied 4-4

Game 1: Monday, October 24th
Maple Leafs5
Game 2: Thursday, October 27th
Maple Leafs1Final
Game 3: Thursday, November 17th
Maple Leafs4Final
Game 4: Wednesday, November 23rd
Maple Leafs1
Game 5: Thursday, December 22nd
Maple Leafs1Final
Game 6: Friday, December 23rd
Maple Leafs2
Game 7: Tuesday, March 14th
Maple Leafs5
Game 8: Thursday, April 6th
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Bruins 4

(25-30-11, 61 pts)

Maple Leafs 5

(30-28-6, 66 pts)

Coverage: TSN

7:30 PM ET, March 14, 2006

Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1 2 3 SO T
BOS 2 2 0 04
TOR 1 3 0 15

M. Sundin (Maple Leafs - C): Goals: 2, Assists: 1

M. Sturm (Bruins - LW): Goals: 2, Assists: 0

M. Tellqvist (Maple Leafs - G): Saves: 28, Save Pct.: .875

Boston (25-30-10) at Toronto (29-28-6) 7:30 pm EST

Boston (25-30-10) at Toronto (29-28-6) 7:30 pm EST

TORONTO (Ticker) -- The Toronto Maple Leafs continue their quest for a playoff spot when they host the reeling Boston Bruins on Tuesday.

After a five-game losing streak that spanned the Olympic break, the Maple Leafs faced an uphill climb in order to keep alive their streak of six straight playoff appearances.

Toronto is 2-0-1 since the slide following Saturday's 5-1 victory over Tampa Bay, keeping it within striking distance in the Eastern Conference race. Entering Tuesday, the club sits seven points behind eighth-place Montreal.

In his first year with the club, Jason Allison is trying to do his part to help the Maple Leafs' cause. He had two goals and an assist against the Lightning and has five points in Toronto's recent three-game surge.

Captain Mats Sundin chipped in a goal and an assist Saturday as the Maple Leafs got back above .500.

Boston is four points behind Toronto and falling fast. It has lost a season high-tying five straight by a combined score of 18-7.

The Bruins opened their two-game road trip with a 6-2 loss at Buffalo on Sunday.

The Maple Leafs and Bruins have not played since splitting a home-and-home set December 22-23.