Recap - Maple Leafs Defeat Ottawa 6-5

Recap - Maple Leafs Defeat Ottawa 6-5

Toronto got 3 goals from Phil Kessel en route to a 6-5 victory over Ottawa on Saturday at Air Canada Centre.

Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs were rewarded as -150 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.

Toronto got goals from Phil Kessel (3), Joffrey Lupul, Colton Orr, and Mikhail Grabovski in the victory. Grabovski opened the scoring at 12:58 of the first period.

James Reimer turned in a 27-save effort for the Maple Leafs.

Ottawa got goals from Daniel Alfredsson (2), Jason Spezza, Colin Greening, and Stephane Da Costa in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Ottawa got a 20-stop effort from Craig Anderson in the loss.

On the power play, Toronto went 2-for-9, while the Senators were 2-for-8 with the man advantage.

Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 35-32.

Next game, Toronto takes its act home to face Calgary looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head home to face Minnesota.