New York vs Toronto Recap - Islanders Win 7-4
Toronto was unable to break down Evgeni Nabokov on Thursday, firing 43 shots but scoring only 4 times in a 7-4 loss against the Islanders.
New York was an underdog by -104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Michael Grabner (2), Matt Moulson (2), Brad Boyes, Keith Aucoin, and Mark Streit each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Moulson opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 8:39 of the first period. The goal was assisted by John Tavares.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 39 of 43 Toronto shots in the victory.
Mikhail Grabovski, Carl Gunnarsson, Nazem Kadri, and Matt Frattin scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Ben Scrivens stopped 20 of 25 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-2, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 43-34.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Maple Leafs will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.