Winnipeg Skates Past Toronto 5-4 - Recap
|Winnipeg Skates Past Toronto 5-4 - Recap|
The Jets earned a 5-4 victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday at MTS Centre.
Winnipeg was favored by -123 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Blake Wheeler, Dustin Byfuglien, Bryan Little, Zach Bogosian, and Mark Scheifele each scored for the Jets in the victory. Scheifele opened the scoring for Winnipeg, finding the back of the net at 3:10 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Evander Kane and Blake Wheeler.
Ondrej Pavelec turned in a 24-save effort for the Jets.
Toronto got goals from Tim Gleason, Dion Phaneuf, Troy Bodie, and Phil Kessel in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Toronto got a 14-stop effort from James Reimer in the loss.
On the power play, Winnipeg went 2-for-3, while the Maple Leafs were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Winnipeg by a margin of 32-28.
Next game, Winnipeg takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Toronto, they head home to face Tampa Bay.