Maple Leafs Down Los Angeles 3-2 - Match Report
The Maple Leafs earned a 3-2 victory over the Kings on Monday at STAPLES Center.
Toronto was an underdog by +180 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Phil Kessel, Nikolai Kulemin, and Darryl Boyce each scored for the Maple Leafs in the victory. Boyce opened the scoring for Toronto, finding the back of the net at 2:27 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Colby Armstrong and Kris Versteeg.
James Reimer stopped 30 of 32 Los Angeles shots in the victory.
Michal Handzus and Wayne Simmonds scored for the Kings, finding the net behind James Reimer.
Los Angeles got a 25-stop effort from Jonathan Quick in the loss.
On the power play, Toronto went 0-for-1, while the Kings were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles outshot Toronto 32-28 in the game.
Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track vs St. Louis.