Phil Kessel, Jason Blake and Joey MacDonald were the stars of the game in Toronto’s 6-3 win over Columbus on Thursday.
Kessel and Blake scored twice each while MacDonald was solid in goal making 33 saves. MacDonald will start Saturday’s game in Boston.
The Globe And Mail reports that goalie Jonas Gustavsson underwent a successful ablation on Friday to correct an abnormal heart rate. It is the second such operation for Gustavsson since September. Head coach Ron Wilson says “The Monster” will take about 7-10 days to recover.
Here are the headlines of stories relating to the Leafs in the news on Friday:
- Gustavsson has successful surgery The Globe And Mail
- Hitchcock is a be-Leaf-er Toronto Sun
- Two goals a huge relief to Blake Toronto Sun
- Jackets a nice fit for Kessel Toronto Star
- Boston’s no routine stop for Kessel Toronto Sun
- Leafs MacDonald to start against Bruins Toronto Sun
- Burke’s Tlusty trade requires dose of patience Toronto Star
- Gustavsson in Leafs’ thoughts Toronto Star
- Leafs give up on Tlusty, trade Czech to Carolina National Post
- Leafs Win Ugly In Columbus AM 640
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