Mitch Marner had three assists and Patrick Marleau added another in his 1,600th NHL game as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Monday night.

Toronto Maple Leafs' Tyler Ennis (63) battles for the puck with Boston Bruins Jeremy Lauzon during first-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs’ Tyler Ennis (63) battles for the puck with Boston Bruins Jeremy Lauzon during first-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

Each team scored twice in a frenetic second period that saw Boston outshoot Toronto 18-9. With the Maple Leafs leading 3-2 going into the third, Boston’s Danton Heinen hit the post, but the Bruins could not tie it.

Toronto Maple Leafs' Igor Ozhiganov (92) celebrates with Morgan Rielly after scoring his team's second goal during second-period NHL hockey game action against the Boston Bruins in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs’ Igor Ozhiganov (92) celebrates with Morgan Rielly after scoring his team’s second goal during second-period NHL hockey game action against the Boston Bruins in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri (43) watches as his shot is stopped by Boston Bruins goaltender Jaroslav Halak during first-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs’ Nazem Kadri (43) watches as his shot is stopped by Boston Bruins goaltender Jaroslav Halak during first-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

Zach Hyman added an empty-net goal with 1:35 remaining.

Toronto Maple Leafs' Mitchell Marner (16) battles for the puck with Boston Bruins' John Moore during first-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs’ Mitchell Marner (16) battles for the puck with Boston Bruins’ John Moore during first-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs' Travis Dermott celebrates with teammates after scoring during first period NHL hockey action against the Boston Bruins, in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs’ Travis Dermott celebrates with teammates after scoring during first period NHL hockey action against the Boston Bruins, in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

It was the 672nd meeting between the two Original Six teams in a rivalry that dates back to 1924.

Boston Bruins' Torey Krug (47) vies for the puck with Toronto Maple Leafs' John Tavares (91) in front of Bruins goaltender Jaroslav Halak during second-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Boston Bruins’ Torey Krug (47) vies for the puck with Toronto Maple Leafs’ John Tavares (91) in front of Bruins goaltender Jaroslav Halak during second-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs' John Tavares (91) tries to steer the puck past Boston Bruins goaltender Jaroslav Halak during second-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs’ John Tavares (91) tries to steer the puck past Boston Bruins goaltender Jaroslav Halak during second-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

Travis Dermott, Igor Ozhiganov and Josh Leivo also scored for Toronto (17-8-0). It was Ozhiganov’s first NHL goal and the second for Dermott. Marner had a pair of primary assists, upping his NHL-best total to 24 (he has 27 assists in all).

Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with teammates after scoring his first goal during second period NHL hockey action against the Toronto Maple Leafs, in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Boston Bruins’ David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with teammates after scoring his first goal during second period NHL hockey action against the Toronto Maple Leafs, in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs' Zach Hyman looks up at celebrating ans after scoring on an empty net to record his team's fourth goal during third-period NHL hockey game action against the Boston Bruins in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs’ Zach Hyman looks up at celebrating ans after scoring on an empty net to record his team’s fourth goal during third-period NHL hockey game action against the Boston Bruins in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

David Pastrnak, who had a hat trick in a 5-1 win over Toronto on Nov. 10, scored twice for Boston (13-7-4).

Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) makes a save in front of Boston Bruins' Jake DeBrusk (74) during third-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) makes a save in front of Boston Bruins’ Jake DeBrusk (74) during third-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs' Igor Ozhiganov celebrates after scoring his first goal in the NHL during second-period NHL hockey game action against the Boston Bruins in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs’ Igor Ozhiganov celebrates after scoring his first goal in the NHL during second-period NHL hockey game action against the Boston Bruins in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen watches the puck as he makes a stop during third-period NHL hockey game action against the Boston Bruins in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen watches the puck as he makes a stop during third-period NHL hockey game action against the Boston Bruins in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88) vies for control of the puck with Toronto Maple Leafs' Morgan Rielly (44) during third-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Boston Bruins’ David Pastrnak (88) vies for control of the puck with Toronto Maple Leafs’ Morgan Rielly (44) during third-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

Source: The Associated Press

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