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The Playoff Buzzer: Dominant Game 1 efforts for Backstrom, Marner, and Smith

Mitch Marner did something that only a handful of players in NHL history have done in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ big Game 1 over the Boston Bruins The Carolina Hurricanes put up a great fight against the defending Stanley Cup champions but had just one flaw they have to correct An unlikely hero emerged for the Calgary Flames Capitals defenseman John Carlson tied an NHL postseason record Alex Ovechkin continued to climb another goal-scoring leaderboard Maple Leafs 4, Bruins 1 (Maple Leafs  lead series 1-0) The Maple Leafs are already off to a better start in their playoff rematch against the Boston Bruins, jumping out to an early 1-0 series lead thanks to a huge night from Mitch Marner and additional goals from William Nylander and Jo ...