Maple Leafs vs Devils Final: 5-3 - Recap
|Maple Leafs vs Devils Final: 5-3 - Recap|
Joffrey Lupul sniped 3 goals in leading Toronto to a 5-3 win over New Jersey on Wednesday at Prudential Center.
Toronto was an underdog by +117 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Toronto got goals from Joffrey Lupul (3), Mikhail Grabovski, and Joey Crabb in the victory. Crabb opened the scoring at 8:37 of the first period.
Jonas Gustavsson turned in a 19-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Patrik Elias, Dainius Zubrus, and David Clarkson scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Jonas Gustavsson.
Martin Brodeur stopped 18 of 23 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 0-for-2, while the Devils were 2-for-2 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 23-22.
Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face Columbus looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.