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As they have for every game of Toronto's first-round series with Boston, thousands of Maple Leaf supporters invade Maple Leaf Square to cheer on their team

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Leafs fans, Yvan Goulet, 25, left, of Toronto and Luc Chartrand, 25, of Mississauga in Maple Leaf Square begin the party despite the rain and hail before the start of the first period of game six of the first round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on May 12, 2013.

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Leafs fan, eight-year old Arianna Persaud-Harper, stays warm beneath a blanket, while attending the party in Maple Leaf Square with her family despite the rain and hail before the start of the first period of game six of the first round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on May 12, 2013.

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Toronto Maple Leafs fans heckle Boston Bruins fans before the two teams compete during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-final at Toronto's Maple Leaf Square on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

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Leafs fans Kara and Jeff Lukas of Oakville were in their seats early in anticipation of the first period of game six of the first round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on May 12, 2013.

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Leafs fan Cathy Smithwick, of Bowmanville, was in Maple Leaf Square to celebrate with others during game six of the first round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on May 12, 2013.

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Jayden Preddie watches the start of the first period as Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Boston Bruins during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-final at Toronto's Maple Leaf Square on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

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Leafs fan Jason Viveiros, 26, spoofing the film character TED, who was a Bruins fan, parties in Maple Leaf Square with others despite the rain and hail before the start of the first period of game six of the first round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on May 12, 2013.

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Leafs fan Cameron Braun, 23, of St. Catharines, with others, holds high his model of the Stanley Cupthat he crafted from cooking pans, foi tape, etc. while partying in Maple Leaf Square despite the rain and hail before the start of the first period of game six of the first round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on May 12, 2013.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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Leafs fans in Maple Leaf Square begin the party despite the rain and hail before the start of the first period of game six of the first round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on May 12, 2013.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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Yvan Goulet reacts as he watches the Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Boston Bruins in the first period during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-final at Toronto's Maple Leaf Square on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

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Tom Stokes of Newfoundland joins other Leafs fans outside the Air Canada Centre in Toronto before the start of game six NHL eastern conference playoff against the Boston Bruins May 12, 2013.

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Fans cheer at the start of the first period as Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Boston Bruins during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-final at Toronto's Maple Leaf Square on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

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Fans react as they watch the Toronto Maple Leafs nearly score as they take on the Boston Bruins in the second period during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-final at Toronto's Maple Leaf Square on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

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Fans celebrate as the Toronto Maple Leafs score the first goal in the third period as they take on the Boston Bruins during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-final at Toronto's Maple Leaf Square on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

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Fans celebrate as the Toronto Maple Leafs take a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-final at Toronto's Maple Leaf Square on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

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Laura-lee Jack celebrates with a crowds of fans as the Toronto Maple Leafs take a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-final at Toronto's Maple Leaf Square on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

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