Game #79 Apr. 2: Leafs 4 at Senators 2
Leafs scorers: Kessel (30), Kadri (3), Bozak (14), Kulemin (29)
Senators scorers: Spezza 2 (19)
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Forward lines:MacArthur-Grabovski-Kulemin, Lupul-Bozak-Kessel, Boyce-Kadri-Crabb, Rosehill-Brent-Brown
Defence pairings: Aulie-Phaneuf, Gunnarsson-Schenn, Lashoff-Komisarek
Goaltenders: Reimer (Win, 59:22 minutes played, 23 saves, 2 GA), Giguere (0:00)
-Kessel’s first-period goal was his 30th of the year, marking the third consecutive season that he has reached the milestone. Only 7 NHL players have scored at least thirty goals in each of the past 3 years.
-The Leafs failed to capitalize on a five-minute major penalty assessed to Ottawa’s Zack Smith, who hit defenceman Matt Lashoff from behind.
-The win moved Toronto to within 3 points of eighth place in the Eastern Conference.