Toronto vs New York Recap - Islanders Win 5-4
|Toronto vs New York Recap - Islanders Win 5-4|
Michael Grabner was the difference, potting a pair for New York on Thursday as the Islanders skated off with a 5-4 victory over the Maple Leafs at Nassau Coliseum.
New York won as a +103 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got goals from Michael Grabner (2), Anders Lee (2), and Lubomir Visnovsky in the victory. Grabner opened the scoring at 15:53 of the first period.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 18 of 22 Toronto shots in the victory.
Paul Ranger, Joffrey Lupul, Dion Phaneuf, and Phil Kessel scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Toronto got a 30-stop effort from Jonathan Bernier in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-4, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Toronto 35-22 in the game.
New York heads into a battle against the Devils. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montreal.