Maple Leafs Down Atlanta 5-4 - Match Report
|Maple Leafs Down Atlanta 5-4 - Match Report|
The Maple Leafs beat Atlanta 5-4 on Monday, earning a victory backstopped by Jean-Sebastien Giguere's Jean-Sebastien GiguereSaves saves.
Toronto won as a -120 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Toronto got goals from Tim Brent, Dion Phaneuf, Clarke MacArthur, Mikhail Grabovski, and Nikolai Kulemin in the victory. Phaneuf opened the scoring at 1:21 of the second period.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned in a 30-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Nik Antropov, Andrew Ladd, Dustin Byfuglien, and Evander Kane scored for the Thrashers, finding the net behind Jean-Sebastien Giguere.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 27 of 32 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 1-for-4, while the Thrashers were 2-for-7 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Atlanta by a margin of 34-32.
Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Thrashers will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.