New Jersey vs Toronto Wrap - Toronto Wins 3-2
Toronto needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over New Jersey on Sunday in NHL action at Air Canada Centre.
The Maple Leafs were a -120 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
The win was clinched by James van Riemsdyk, who beat Cory Schneider in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Toronto. James van Riemsdyk and Tyler Bozak each scored for the Maple Leafs in the victory. Bozak opened the scoring for Toronto, finding the back of the net at 15:53 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Phil Kessel and Tim Gleason.
Jonathan Bernier stopped 36 of 38 New Jersey shots in the victory.
New Jersey got goals from Ryane Clowe and Adam Henrique in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
New Jersey got a 23-stop effort from Cory Schneider in the loss.
On the power play, Toronto went 1-for-4, while the Devils were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 38-25.
Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track at Montreal.