Maple Leafs Down Ottawa 5-4 - Match Report
James Reimer stopped 39 of 43 shots fired at him by Ottawa, as the Maple Leafs skated to a 5-4 victory Wednesday at Air Canada Centre.
Toronto was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Toronto got goals from Jay McClement, Phil Kessel, James van Riemsdyk, Tyler Bozak, and Nazem Kadri in the victory. Bozak opened the scoring at 6:24 of the first period.
James Reimer turned in a 39-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Ottawa got goals from Daniel Alfredsson, Zack Smith, Colin Greening, and Mika Zibanejad in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ottawa got a 23-stop effort from Ben Bishop in the loss.
On the power play, Toronto went 1-for-2, while the Senators were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 43-28.
Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head on the road to face New York.