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Alexander Semin had two goals and one assist Saturday to pace the Washington Capitals in a 6-4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Alex Ovechkin had a goal and two assists for the reigning Southeast Division champion Capitals, who were coming off a season-opening 4-1 victory over Boston Thursday.
Toronto goaltender Vesa Toskala said Wednesday he will have surgery for hip and groin injuries and will miss the rest of the NHL season. Toskala said he had been playing in pain while he and Maple Leafs officials considered whether he should have surgery.
Pavel Kubina's second goal Saturday just 33 seconds into overtime gave the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators. Extra time was needed after Kubina's 11th goal this season (power play) created a 3-3 tie at 14:48 of the third.
Tim Stapleton, playing in his first NHL game, scored the decisive shootout goal Thursday night to give Toronto a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders. The Maple Leafs let a two-goal lead slip away in the third period and wound up playing in overtime for the fifth straight game (3-0-2). The contest was tied at 2-2 early in the third period when Pavel Kubina and Nik Antropov produced goals that appeared to have wrapped things up for the Maple Leafs.
Pavel Kubina's goal in overtime Sunday gave the Toronto Maple Leafs a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers. Kubina, who also had two assists, scored on a power play 3 minutes into the extra session. The Leafs also got goals from Ian White and John Mitchell and three assists by Lee Stempniak. New York's Michal Rozsival had tied the contest with 40 seconds left in regulation and Scott Gomez also scored for the Rangers, who have just two wins in their last 12 games. Toronto goalie Vesa Toskala...
Jason Blake scored twice in a five-goal third period Saturday when the Toronto Maple Leafs rallied for a 6-2 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Entering the pivotal period, the Maple Leafs faced a 2-1 deficit after Nik Antropov's 18th goal this season at 12:53 of the second started their comeback.
Richard Zednik tied the game in regulation and scored again in overtime Tuesday, boosting the Florida Panthers to a 5-4 comeback win over Toronto. The Panthers overcame a three-goal deficit in the third period. Zednik tied the score a 4-4 with 5:29 left in regulation.
Bryan McCabe scored with 1:30 remaining in overtime Tuesday to give the Florida Panthers a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. The long-time Maple Leafs defenseman, who was traded to the Panthers in the off-season, skated down the left wing and fired a shot from the circle that got through Vesa Toskala and over the goal line for the win.
Jason Blake's goal midway through the third period Saturday lifted the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. The goal was his 17th this season.
Jason Blake touched off a three-goal third-period outburst Thursday night that propelled the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 7-4 victory over Colorado. It was the Maple Leafs' first win in Denver since 1997. Toronto avoided what would have been its third five-game losing streak of the season in handing the Avalanche their third straight setback. Colorado's John-Michael Liles made it a 4-4 game 3:10 into the third period with a slapshot, but Blake scored less than two minutes later to put Toronto...
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