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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2242504
A recap of last night's Edmonton/Toronto game.
After a poor showing in Wednesday's game against the Edmonton Oilers, the Toronto Maple Leafs redeem themselves last night.

In fact, the Leafs managed to win 4-2 without the services of Joe Thornton and Auston Matthews.

It was confirmed yesterday that Thornton is out for four weeks with fractured ribs.

There was no scoring in the first period.

Toronto out scored Edmonton in the first period 12-11.

"We were pushing offensively early in the game," said Leaf's head coach, Sheldon Keefe at the postgame press conference.

Leon Draisaitl put the Oilers ahead 1-0 with a short-handed goal at 5:12 of the second period.

43 seconds later, Adam Brooks tied the game on a man advantage.

Jimmy Vesey put the Leafs ahead 2-1 at 11:16.

50 seconds into third period, Connor McDavid tied the game 2-2 on the power play.

John Tavares put the Leafs up 3-2 at 11:46.

With 0.4 seconds to go in the game, Mitch Marner scored an empty netter.

Toronto's William Nylander had two assists.

Leaf's goalie, Frederik Andersen stopped 30 shots last night.

Toronto travels to Calgary to play the Flames tomorrow afternoon.
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