Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 4/30/13
Forget about the way the Bruins and Maple Leafs stumbled into the playoffs. Pay no attention to how Boston has dominated Toronto in recent seasons. That's what both teams will be trying to do when they meet in the playoffs Wednesday night for the first time since 1974. ''If things would've been going all our way, we would've been downplaying it the same way,'' Bruins center Patrice Bergeron said Tuesday. The Bruins missed a chance to finish second in the Eastern Conference by losing seven of their last nine games. The Maple Leafs dropped four of their last six regular-season games and nine of 10 to Boston over the past two seasons. They've also lost 11 of their last 13 at TD Garden. ''I'd expect we're going to get a Boston Bruins team that's different than the last two weeks of their season and I'd expect we're going to get a higher brand of hockey from our club also,'' Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle said. Both teams are likely to get key scorers back from upper-body injuries ...
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