Boston has had its share of thrilling come-from-behind wins, and Monday night’s Bruins win will certainly be added to Boston sports lore.
Of course, everyone remembers the 2002 Snow Bowl. It was the Patriots against the Raiders in the AFC Divisional playoffs, and the phrase “Tuck Rule” became a household one. In 1986, Dave Henderson hit a two-out, two-strike, two-run home run in the ninth inning to give the Red Sox a 6-5 lead in Game 5 of the ALCS against the Angels.
The B’s managed to rally from a 4-1 deficit in the third period of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 in sudden-death overtime. But was that the greatest comeback win in Boston sports history?