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Washington Falls 3-2 to Maple Leafs - Recap

Washington Falls 3-2 to Maple Leafs - Recap

Toronto skated to a 3-2 victory over Washington on Thursday in NHL action at Air Canada Centre.

The Maple Leafs were a -108 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Nikolai Kulemin, James van Riemsdyk, and Matt Frattin each scored for the Maple Leafs in the victory. van Riemsdyk opened the scoring for Toronto, finding the back of the net at 8:19 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak.

James Reimer stopped 20 of 22 Washington shots in the victory.

Alex Ovechkin and Joel Ward scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind James Reimer.

Michal Neuvirth stopped 37 of 40 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Toronto scored 1 time on 8 chances on the power play, while Washington went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 40-22.

Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.