Carolina vs Toronto Wrap - Toronto Wins 5-2
|Carolina vs Toronto Wrap - Toronto Wins 5-2|
Jonathan Bernier stopped 41 of 43 shots fired at him by Carolina, as the Maple Leafs skated to a 5-2 victory Sunday at Air Canada Centre.
Toronto was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Toronto got goals from Phil Kessel (2), Paul Ranger, Dion Phaneuf, and Nikolai Kulemin in the victory. Kessel opened the scoring at 16:56 of the first period.
Jonathan Bernier turned in a 41-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Nathan Gerbe and Justin Faulk scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Jonathan Bernier.
Cam Ward stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 0-for-2, while the Hurricanes were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 43-27.
Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Carolina, they head home to face Montreal.