Maple Leafs vs Islanders Final: 5-2 - Recap
|Maple Leafs vs Islanders Final: 5-2 - Recap|
The Maple Leafs earned a 5-2 victory over New York on Tuesday behind a 35-save performance from Jonathan Bernier at Air Canada Centre.
Toronto won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Phil Kessel (2), David Clarkson, Mason Raymond, and Trevor Smith each scored for the Maple Leafs in the victory. Smith opened the scoring for Toronto, finding the back of the net at 0:22 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Joffrey Lupul.
Jonathan Bernier stopped 35 of 37 New York shots in the victory.
Frans Nielsen and Casey Cizikas scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Jonathan Bernier.
Kevin Poulin stopped 19 of 24 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 1-for-2, while the Islanders were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 37-24.
Next game, Toronto takes its act home to face Nashville looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Pittsburgh.