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Maple Leafs making it extra difficult for Bruins

TORONTO — The Maple Leafs are all but finished, although we only need recall Boston’s 3-0 series lead over Philadelphia in 2010 to remember that sure things can turn into dreaded, torturous black holes of despair in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

David Krejci’s hat trick, his third goal delivered 13:06 into overtime, handed the Bruins a 4-3 victory over the Leafs Wednesday at the Air Canada Centre, a night the Maple Leafs easily could have carried.

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