Rielly, Mrazek lead Leafs to 3-1 win over Isles | Globalnews.ca

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2022-01-23 08:26:43

NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Rielly had a objective and an help, Petr Mrazek stopped 25 photographs and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Islanders 3-1 Saturday night time.

Mitch Marner and Pierre Engvall additionally scored because the Maple Leafs completed a six-game street journey at 3-2-1.

Zach Parise received his second of the season for New York, and Semyon Varlamov made 20 saves. The Islanders misplaced in regulation at house for the second time in 10 video games (7-2-1) after dropping their first seven (0-5-2) on the $1.1 billion UBS Enviornment.

Engvall helped Toronto regain a bonus when he beat the buzzer with 1 second left within the first interval to present the Maple Leafs a 2-1 lead. The 25-year-old ahead accomplished a nifty forehand-backhand maneuver earlier than sliding a puck between Varlamov’s legs.

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Rielly made it 3-1 when he buried a cross-ice feed from William Nylander at 9:42 of the second interval. Islanders ahead Austin Czarnik was caught watching the puck and misplaced defensive positioning on Rielly. Alexander Kerfoot additionally assisted on the play.

Marner opened the scoring with a short-handed objective 6:35 into the sport. Rielly stripped the puck from Mathew Barzal within the defensive zone and despatched a fluttering puck down the ice that Marner tracked down earlier than guiding a puck previous Varlamov. Toronto’s alternate captain additionally scored down a person within the Maple Leafs’ 3-0 win towards the Islanders right here on Nov. 21.

Parise tied it with 1 minute left within the opening interval. Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield despatched a bouncing puck into the offensive zone that eluded Toronto’s Timothy Liljgren earlier than Parise roofed a backhand over Mrazek’s glove.


The Islanders honored Corridor-of-Fame ahead Clark Gillies, who died Friday, with a video tribute and a second of silence previous to the beginning of the sport. The ability ahead was certainly one of 16 gamers to win 4 straight Stanley Cups and 19 straight playoff sequence with the Islanders in the course of the dynasty years within the early Nineteen Eighties. New York additionally wore a No. 9 decal within the higher right-hand nook of their jersey in remembrance of the previous captain.


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Toronto improved to 8-2-2 in 12 video games which have taken place on Saturday this season. … The Islanders fell to 2-10-2 when surrendering the opening objective. ,,, Toronto is 18-3-1 when scoring first. … The Maple Leafs additionally improved to 19-0-1 when main after two durations. … New York is now 1-12-2 when trailing after 60 minutes.


Maple Leafs: Host Anaheim on Wednesday night time.

Islanders: Host Philadelphia on Tuesday night time.


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