Stanley Cup playoffs: Pleky gets assist in Leafs’ win, Hertl scores for San Jose

The Toronto Maple Leafs earned their first win in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Monday night, defeating the Boston Bruins 4-2 to cut Boston’s series lead by one (2-1). Hockey forward Tomáš Plekanec, traded from Montreal earlier in 2018, got an assist.

The Bruins’ David Krejčí and David Pastrňák did not get points for the first time in the series.

In other action, San Jose declassed Anaheim by a score of 8-1. The fifth goal in the blowout was scored by Tomáš Hertl.