In a close game, Toronto defeated New York by the final tally of 3 to
1. JAKE ALLEN was outstanding in goal. He gave up just a lone goal
while facing 37 shots. Goal scorers were ALEX STEEN for New York and CLAUDE
GIROUX, JUSTIN WILLIAMS and SCOTT HARTNELL for Toronto. With the victory
Toronto now has 32 wins and 67 points on the season.
Sharks 6, Leafs 5
The visiting team from San Jose won a close one against Toronto by the
score of 6 to 5. San Jose scored 3 goals in the second period. PHIL
KESSEL scored the game winning goal at 11:54 of the 3rd period. ADAM
HENRIQUE had a goal and passed for two assists for San Jose. And KESSEL
was dominating, he dazzled with a hat-trick. Others who scored were VLADIMIR
TARASENKO and KEITH YANDLE for San Jose and SIDNEY CROSBY, PATRIC HORNQVIST,
JUSTIN WILLIAMS, KRIS LETANG and SCOTT HARTNELL for Toronto.
In a strong showing away from home, Minnesota squeezed out a victory over
Toronto by the final score of 3 to 2. JOONAS DONSKOI closed out the scoring
with the game winner at 6:39 of the 2nd period. Others registering goals
were MARK STONE and ANTOINE ROUSSEL for Minnesota and CLAUDE GIROUX and
P.A. PARENTEAU for Toronto.
The visiting team from Winnipeg won by one goal over Toronto by the final
score of 4 to 3. JOE PAVELSKI closed out the scoring with the game winner
at 18:46 of the 3rd period. ARTEMI PANARIN contributed three assists
for Winnipeg. And BRENDAN GALLAGHER had two goals for Toronto. Others
who scored were RYAN GETZLAF, RYAN O’REILLY and RYAN STROME for Winnipeg
and KRIS LETANG for Toronto.
In their home arena Toronto easily handled Colorado by the final tally
of 4 to 1. Colorado was unable to get their power play going and finished
0 for 6 with the extra man. SIDNEY CROSBY had two goals for Toronto.
BRIAN ELLIOTT was sharp in goal. He gave up just a lone goal while facing
28 shots. Others who scored were JARED SPURGEON for Colorado and BRENDAN
GALLAGHER and JUSTIN WILLIAMS for Toronto.