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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2212403
A recap of last night's Anaheim/Toronto game.
It was ugly, but the Toronto Maple Leaf's got the job done as the team defeated the Anaheim Ducks last night 5-4 in overtime.

"I happy to get our two points," said Leaf's head coach, Sheldon Keefe at the post game press conference.

Keefe, however, also said he was disappointed with his team's performance, especially in the third period.

Andreas Johnsson opened the scoring for the Leafs at 4:36 of the first period.

Nicolas Deslauriers tied the game six minutes later.

The Leafs were flying at the beginning of the second period.

John Tavares scored a power play goal at 3:38.

Auston Matthews put the Leafs ahead 3-1 with his 40th goal of the season at 13:18.

Unfortunately, the Leafs got sloppy near the end of the period.

The sloppy play continued into the third period,

The Ducks out played the Leafs really badly.

Max Jones scored a short handed goal at 8:34.

Then, Adam Henrique scored the tying goal on the man advantage at 12:47.

Jason Spezza put the Leafs ahead again at 16:33.

With the extra attacker, Derek Grant tied the game at 19:02.

In overtime, Tavares scored the winner with just 7 seconds to go.

Tavares had three points.

Matthews had a four point night.

Leaf's Mitch Marner had three assists

Anaheim's Cam Fowler had two assists.

Duck's goalie, Ryan Miller, stopped 30 shots last night.

Toronto is in Montreal tonight to play the Canadiens.
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