Maple Leafs Down Washington 5-4 - Match Report
It came down to a shootout and Jonas Gustavsson foiled the opposition in a 5-4 victory for Toronto over Washington Monday.
The Maple Leafs were a +245 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.
Mikhail Grabovski clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Maple Leafs. Clarke MacArthur (2), Tim Brent, and Mikhail Grabovski each scored for the Maple Leafs in the victory. MacArthur opened the scoring for Toronto, finding the back of the net at 11:47 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Nikolai Kulemin.
Jonas Gustavsson turned in a 32-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Mathieu Perreault (2), Mike Knuble, and Alex Ovechkin scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Jonas Gustavsson.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 24 of 28 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 1-for-4, while the Capitals were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 36-28.
Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Penguins. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track vs Florida.