New Jersey Ices Toronto 3-2 - Recap
The Maple Leafs came up short Sunday against the Devils, falling 3-2.
New Jersey won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Patrik Elias, Jon Merrill, and Damien Brunner each scored for the Devils in the victory. Brunner opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 14:38 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Adam Henrique and Marek Zidlicky.
Cory Schneider turned in a 21-save effort for the Devils.
Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Cory Schneider.
Drew MacIntyre stopped 14 of 14 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New Jersey scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Toronto went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 24-23.
New Jersey heads into a battle against the Coyotes. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.