Toronto Maple Leafs defeat Boston Bruins, 4-2

Claude Julien could stomach two straight shootout losses against the blade-sharp goaltending of Buffalo's Ryan Miller and Pittsburgh's Dany Sabourin.

He wasn't that irked about a 4-3 loss to Minnesota in Manny Fernandez's first start of the season.

But after last night's 4-2 dud at TD Banknorth Garden before 12,274 deserve-their-bucks-back fans, Julien had little to take comfort in as his club turned in its biggest stinker of the season.

"This is our bread and butter...

WILMINGTON - After Thursday night's lemon at TD Banknorth Garden, a 4-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs, it was back to basics for the Bruins yesterday at practice.

For the first time this season, coach Claude Julien took his team to task for not demonstrating enough desire - first in a meeting before the team went on the ice at Ristuccia Arena, then in a vigorous workout emphasizing competitive battles in one-on-one, two-on-two, and three-on-two situations. Players spe...