Five key matchups in Leafs-Bruins series

Former Leafs prospect Tuukka Rask will be between the pipes for Boston. (QMI Agency)

Former Leafs prospect Tuukka Rask will be between the pipes for Boston. (QMI Agency)

MIKE ZEISBERGER, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:14 PM ET

1. Toronto truculence vs. Beantown bullying

If you don’t like pugilism, you might want to click the channel away from this series.

Colton Orr. Frazer McLaren. Mark Fraser. Milan Lucic. Shawn Thornton.

Pass the smelling salts.

Tired of being pushed around by the Bruins the past few seasons, the Leafs bulked up for a streetfight just like this. While actual fights are rare in the playoffs, you can bet this is going to be a physical grudge match with a lot of guys getting their noses dirty.

Just the way Leafs coach Randy Carlyle likes it.


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