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Toronto hosts first playoff game in 9 years after splitting first 2 in Boston

  • Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Phil Kessel (81) scores against the Boston Bruins on a breakaway during the third period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Boston, Saturday, May 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)The Associated Press

  • Toronto Maple Leafs left wing James van Riemsdyk (21) pushes the puck past Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, bottom, for a goal during the third period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Boston, Saturday, May 4, 2013. The Maple Leafs won 4-2. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)The Associated Press

  • Boston Bruins right wing Shawn Thornton, right, fights with Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Mark Fraser after time elapsed in the third period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Boston, Saturday, May 4, 2013. The Maple Leafs won 4-2. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)The Associated Press

  • Boston Bruins right wing Nathan Horton (18) scores past Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer (34) as Maple Leafs' Cody Franson (4) defends during the second period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Boston, Saturday, May 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)The Associated Press

The Toronto Maple Leafs are preparing for their first home playoff game in nine years after tying their series with the Boston Bruins.

Toronto won 4-2 on Saturday night after being dominated in the opener 4-1. The Maple Leafs bounced back with hard hitting from the start and goals from their top scorers. Joffrey Lupul had two and Phil Kessel and James van Riemsdyk had one each.

Bruins coach Claude Julien says he doesn't expect his players to be affected by the loud crowd in Toronto on Monday.

Game 4 is also in Toronto on Wednesday night.