Boston Bruins defeat Toronto Maple Leafs, 5-2

Suddenly, and a bit surprisingly, the scoring looks a little easier.

For the second time in as many games, the Bruins last night rattled off five goals, including rookie winger Blake Wheeler's first career hat trick, on their way to pinning a 5-2 loss on the Maple Leafs and shimmying in a little tighter among the top dogs in the Eastern Conference.

Two games. Ten goals. Unheard of, no? In fact, the Bruins (7-3-3) put together a pair of five-spots late last season, with ...