Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar, centre, celebrates with Dustin Brown, second from right and Jeff Carter after scoring against the St. Louis Blues in Los Angeles Monday. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)
Almost one week into the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Leafs finally brought their series against the Bruins back to Toronto and fans couldn't wait
to take in some post-season action. We captured some of the best tweets of
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