Maple Leafs vs Panthers Final: 3-0 - Recap
|Maple Leafs vs Panthers Final: 3-0 - Recap|
Toronto's defense, led by netminder Ben Scrivens, shut down Florida 3-0 at BB&T Center on on Monday.
Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs were rewarded as +110 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Clarke MacArthur, Phil Kessel, and Nazem Kadri each scored for the Maple Leafs in the victory. Kessel opened the scoring for Toronto, finding the back of the net at 17:04 of the first period. The goal was assisted by James van Riemsdyk.
Ben Scrivens turned in a 37-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Florida got a 29-stop effort from Jose Theodore in the loss.
On the power play, Toronto went 1-for-2, while the Panthers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 37-32.
Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.