Islanders Fall 5-3 Against Toronto - Game Recap
|Islanders Fall 5-3 Against Toronto - Game Recap|
The Maple Leafs earned a 5-3 victory over the Islanders on Friday at Nassau Coliseum.
Toronto won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Joffrey Lupul, Clarke MacArthur, Joey Crabb, Carl Gunnarsson, and Nazem Kadri each scored for the Maple Leafs in the victory. MacArthur opened the scoring for Toronto, finding the back of the net at 1:43 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Tim Connolly and Dion Phaneuf.
James Reimer turned in a 30-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Frans Nielsen, Kyle Okposo, and John Tavares scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind James Reimer.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Toronto scored 1 time on 1 chances on the power play, while New York went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 33-27.
Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.