Leafs Pull Even

Apr 30, 2004

2004 Playoffs

Mats Sundin scored twice as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 to even the Eastern Conference semifinal series at two games apiece.

"Our tying goal was a fortunate bounce," Sundin said. "Tonight, we had some good bounces go our way and we ended up coming out on top."

Sundin played in his third game after missing four with a leg injury.

"He's huge for us all the time," Bryan McCabe said. "He was our leader tonight, and everyone else followed."

"He keeps getting stronger," Toronto's Brian Leetch said. "In the regular season, obviously, he wouldn't be playing. He wouldn't be ready, and he keeps getting better out there."

"Mats is their best offensive guy," Flyers' Keith Primeau said. "He creates so much for them. He's got great speed. You can't give him space. He got a couple of chances and he ended up scoring."

Game Five is on Sunday in Philadelphia.

"It's like a tennis match right now," Leafs' Darcy Tucker said. "Both teams have held serve. Hopefully, we can go in there and win in their rink. We have to to win the series."

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