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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2244824
A recap of last night's Toronto/Montreal game.
Toronto Maple Leaf's Auston Matthews is hot.

Last night, Matthews got four points, including, two goals in a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

There was no scoring in the first period.

The Leafs out shot the Habs in the first period 13-10.

The second period was wild, with six goals being scored.

"I didn't like the chaos that was the second period," said Leaf's head coach, Sheldon Keefe, at the postgame press conference.

Matthews scored on the power play just 1:03 into the second period.

Just 17 seconds later, Travis Boyd put the Leafs ahead 2-0.

The Habs quickly rallied back, though.

First, Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored at 3:24, and then Paul Byron tied the game at 3:57.

Mitch Marner put the Leafs ahead again at 7:31.

Matthews scored his second goal of the game at 15:05 on the man advantage.

Montreal out shot Toronto in the second period 16-8.

Toronto played better in the third period

"In the third period, we really got it going the way we wanted to," said Keefe.

Alex Kerfoot scored to put Toronto up 5-2 at 13:36.

At 18:34, Montreal's Tyler Toffoli scored.

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

The Leafs host the Calgary Flames tomorrow night.
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