Maple Leafs vs Islanders Final: 5-4 - Recap
|Maple Leafs vs Islanders Final: 5-4 - Recap|
Nazem Kadri sniped 3 goals in leading Toronto to a 5-4 win over New York on Thursday at Nassau Coliseum.
The Maple Leafs were a +124 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Nazem Kadri (3), Dion Phaneuf, and James van Riemsdyk each scored for the Maple Leafs in the victory. Kadri opened the scoring for Toronto, finding the back of the net at 8:31 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mark Fraser.
James Reimer turned in a 23-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Lubomir Visnovsky, Kyle Okposo, Andrew MacDonald, and Josh Bailey scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind James Reimer.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 23 of 28 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 0-for-0, while the Islanders were 0-for-0 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 28-27.
Toronto heads into a battle against the Devils. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ottawa.