Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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Captain Dion Phaneuf and Phil Kessel scored third-period goals and the Toronto Maple Leafs edged the Boston Bruins 2-1 Sunday to send their playoff series back to Boston for Game 7. Game 7 is Monday night in Boston. Not only did the win keep the Leafs alive, it snapped a 54-year run of home playoff failures against the Bruins. Toronto's previous home playoff win against Boston was March 31, 1959, when the Leafs won 3-2 in overtime. Nine straight postseason home losses followed in the decades since. Milan Lucic scored for Boston with 26 seconds left in the third. The only time Toronto has come back from a 3-1 deficit to win a series was the 1942 Stanley Cup finals against the Detroit Red Wings. The Leafs trailed 3-0 in that series before reeling off four straight wins. Toronto's last Game 7 win was in 2004 - the last time the Leafs made the playoffs - when it beat Ottawa 4-1 to wrap up a first-round series.
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