Toronto 3, Calgary 2

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, October 15, 2011 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Calgary 1-3-0-0 0-1-0-0 1-2-0-0 L1
Toronto 3-0-0-0 3-0-0-0 0-0-0-0 W3

Recap


Phil Kessel scored twice, giving him five goals in two games, and the Toronto Maple Leafs responded from a seven-day break with a 3-2 win over the visiting Calgary Flames on Saturday night.

Kessel's second goal of the night put Toronto ahead for good just 41 seconds into the third period. The sniper completed a give-and-go with Cody Franson by banking the puck off Stempniak's skate and over the goal line.

James Reimer made 30 saves, including a sensational stop from in close in the final minute as the Maple Leafs won their third straight to open the season.

The Flames scored on their first shot of the game 4:18 into the first period. Lee Stempniak forced a turnover deep in Toronto territory, then came out from behind the net and fired a centering pass that Curtis Glencross redirected past Reimer.

Calgary doubled the lead just 1:22 later. After the Flames entered the zone on a play that appeared to be offside, Scott Hannan gathered in a pass from Niklas Hagman and skated in unchallenged to the left faceoff circle before wiring a wrist shot past Reimer.

Lupul got Toronto on the board at the 1:15 mark of the second period, his wrist shot zipping beneath Miikka Kiprusoff's glove hand after Reimer made a big pad save at the other end of the ice.

Kessel evened the score late in the second period, taking a long pass from Carl Gunnarson and fending off a Calgary defender before snapping a shot over Kiprusoff's left shoulder.

Top Game Performances

Calgary   Toronto
Curtis Glencross 1 Points Phil Kessel 3
Curtis Glencross 1 Goals Phil Kessel 2
Anton Babchuk 1 Assists Tyler Bozak 2
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Miikka Kiprusoff .880 Save Percentage James Reimer .938
Miikka Kiprusoff 22 Saves James Reimer 30

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Calgary 32 2 0-3 4-4 15 26
Toronto 25 3 0-4 3-3 13 46

Upcoming Games

  • Toronto will play their next game at home against Colorado . The Maple Leafs have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Calgary will play their next game at home against Edmonton . The Flames have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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