Maple Leafs Down Ottawa 5-4 - Match Report
Toronto needed a shootout to earn a 5-4 victory over Ottawa on Saturday in NHL action at Air Canada Centre.
The Maple Leafs were a -126 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Tyler Bozak potted the shootout winner for Toronto. Toronto got goals from Joffrey Lupul, Mason Raymond, James van Riemsdyk, and Nazem Kadri in the victory. Raymond opened the scoring at 4:21 of the first period.
James Reimer stopped 17 of 21 Ottawa shots in the victory.
Ottawa got goals from Jason Spezza, Kyle Turris, Jared Cowen, and Cory Conacher in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Craig Anderson stopped 38 of 42 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 2-for-6, while the Senators were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 42-36.
Next game, Toronto takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.