Recap - Islanders Defeat Toronto 5-3
|Recap - Islanders Defeat Toronto 5-3|
New York skated to a 5-3 victory over Toronto on Tuesday in NHL action at Air Canada Centre.
New York won as a +143 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got goals from Frans Nielsen, Kyle Okposo, Michael Grabner, Cal Clutterbuck, and Calvin de Haan in the victory. Okposo opened the scoring at 19:16 of the first period.
Kevin Poulin turned in a 23-save effort for the Islanders.
Joffrey Lupul, Mason Raymond, and Tyler Bozak scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Kevin Poulin.
Jonathan Bernier stopped 20 of 24 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 1 time on 1 chances on the power play, while Toronto went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 26-25.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Maple Leafs will aim to get back on the winning track at Carolina.