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DeBrusk scores twice, Bruins defeat Maple Leafs in Game 1 of East 1st Round

DeBrusk then extended the lead to 3-0 at 15:02, beating Samsonov with a wrist shot from above the right faceoff circle on the power play.

“I just wanted to play a fast, hard forecheck style,” DeBrusk said. “I didn’t put any numbers or anything on it. Obviously, I think the most important thing we talk about, even in the room, is staying in the moment, so I haven’t really set any goals. I just wanted to help the team where I could.”

DeBrusk scored again on the power play at 17:34, tapping in Marchand’s pass at the top of the crease to push the score to 4-0.

“It’s obviously a very skilled team there,” Toronto forward Mitch Marner said. “If you give them a lot of power plays, they’re going to feel really good about their game.”

Kampf cut the lead to 4-1 at 1:39 of the third period. Connor Dewar grabbed a rebound and sent a backhand feed to Kampf for a one-timer in the slot.

Trent Frederic scored an empty net goal at 17:52 for the 5-1 final.

“I think we stuck to the game plan really well,” Swayman said. “It starts with our coaching staff giving us one to be effective against this team. They’re obviously a great team and they anticipate well, and I think our game plan was excellent.

COMMENTS: Marchand passed Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci for second in Boston history in playoff points. He has 130 points (53 goals, 77 assists) in 147 games, trailing only Ray Bourque (161 points; 36 goals, 125 assists in 180 games). … The Bruins have an all-time 38-20 series record when taking a 1-0 lead in a best-of-7 series, including 29-13 starting at home.