Boston Bruins defeat Toronto Maple Leafs, 8-5

The bottom line: The Bruins, putting up offensive numbers that belong in an Xbox console, scored an 8-5 blowout over Toronto last night before 17,565 at TD Banknorth Garden, stretching their home winning streak to 12 victories.

"The main thing is that we won the game," said Michael Ryder. "That's what we're looking at right now."

The worrisome reality, however, is that the Bruins haven't displayed the crispness in December they showcased during a one-loss November. T...