Despite missing three players form the line-up and losing defenseman Dougie Hamilton during the game, the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2.Patrice Bergeron and Carl Soderberg each had a goal and an assist to lead the offense which built a three to one lead after the second period. Kevan Miller scored his first career NHL goal while Jerome Iginla and Torey Krug had the other Bruin goals.

Chad Johnson got the start in goal and made 30 saves, including all 7 shots that Toronto had on the powerplay. The win improves his record to 5-1.

Boston is back in top spot in the Atlantic Division by one point over Montreal and have now won six of their last eight games. After playing three games in four days the Bruins will head west to start a west coast trip on Tuesday with games in Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver.