final tally of 5 to 4. Toronto sustained a constant attack outshooting
Tampa Bay 42 to 27. FRANCOIS BEAUCHEMIN scored the game winner at 11:17
of the 3rd period. KYLE OKPOSO found the net twice for Tampa Bay. Others
registering goals were ANZE KOPITAR and JUSTIN SCHULTZ for Tampa Bay and
SIDNEY CROSBY, CLAUDE GIROUX, JUSTIN WILLIAMS and SCOTT HARTNELL for Toronto.
On their home ice Toronto easily handled New York by a score of 5 to 2.
Toronto finished with a flurry scoring 3 times in the third period. RYAN
McDONAGH netted the winning goal at 15:21 of the 3rd period. SIDNEY CROSBY
had two goals on 7 shots and added one assist for Toronto. And KRIS LETANG
recorded three assists. Also McDONAGH scored one goal and passed for
three assists. Others registering goals were ALEX STEEN and JONATHAN TOEWS
for New York and JUSTIN WILLIAMS and EVANDER KANE for Toronto.
In their home arena Toronto squeezed out a victory over Dallas by the
score of 3 to 2. JASON CHIMERA scored the game’s final goal at 19:10
of the 2nd period. Others registering goals were BRAD MARCHAND and MIKE
HOFFMAN for Dallas and BRENDAN GALLAGHER and SCOTT HARTNELL for Toronto.
With the victory Toronto now has 44 wins and 91 points on the season.
5 to 3. Toronto scored 3 goals in the second period. Goals were registered
by BRIAN BOYLE, CARL SODERBERG and JOE COLBORNE for Philadelphia and SIDNEY
CROSBY, P.A. PARENTEAU, EVANDER KANE, BRENT SEABROOK and SCOTT HARTNELL
by a score of 6 to 3. Los Angeles scored 3 goals in the second period.
ALEX OVECHKIN was a force, he went for the hat-trick for Los Angeles.
And BRANDON SAAD scored twice. Others registering goals were MATTIAS EKHOLM
for Los Angeles and MIKAEL BACKLUND, RYAN McDONAGH and KARL ALZNER for Toronto.