Recap - Maple Leafs Defeat Montreal 4-3
|Recap - Maple Leafs Defeat Montreal 4-3|
The Maple Leafs beat Montreal 4-3 on Tuesday, earning a victory backstopped by James Reimer's 34 saves.
Toronto was an underdog by +125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Dion Phaneuf, Mason Raymond, James van Riemsdyk, and Tyler Bozak each scored for the Maple Leafs in the victory. van Riemsdyk opened the scoring for Toronto, finding the back of the net at 8:01 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Phil Kessel and Cody Franson.
James Reimer turned in a 34-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Montreal got goals from Lars Eller (2) and Brendan Gallagher in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Carey Price stopped 34 of 38 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 1-for-7, while the Canadiens were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 38-37.
Toronto heads into a battle against the Flyers. Montreal, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.