Nathan Horton helps Bruins build 2-1 lead over Maple Leafs

DJ Bean
January 03, 2011 - 3:37 pm
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Nathan Horton's play has been improved of late, but the scoring sheet hadn't suggested it until he helped the Bruins build a 2-1 lead over the Leafs in the second period. After a nine-game goal drought, Horton sent a puck to Dennis Seidenberg in the point before doing what made him so popular at the beginning of his Boston tenure: finding his way to the high slot and snapping a shot past bodies and in. The goal, which came at 7:56 of the period, was his 12th of the season. At 15:30, Marc Savard took a feed from Horton to beat Reimer on a one-timer from the high slot. Milan Lucic, who also got an assist on the play, picked up his first point in eight games. The B's outshot the Leafs, 17-8, in the period and have outshot the Leafs, 24-19, though two.

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