Toronto vs New Jersey Wrap - Toronto Wins 4-3
Toronto earned a 4-3 victory over New Jersey on Friday, but needed a shootout to do it at Prudential Center.
Toronto won as a +170 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Nazem Kadri, who beat Martin Brodeur in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Toronto. Dave Steckel, Tyler Bozak, and Nazem Kadri each scored for the Maple Leafs in the victory. Bozak opened the scoring for Toronto, finding the back of the net at 13:47 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Luke Schenn and Matthew Lombardi.
James Reimer stopped 43 of 46 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Zach Parise, Jacob Josefson, and Adam Henrique scored for the Devils, finding the net behind James Reimer.
Martin Brodeur stopped 14 of 17 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 0-for-0, while the Devils were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
New Jersey outshot Toronto 46-17 in the game.
Toronto heads into a battle against the Rangers. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pittsburgh.