Game Summary – Mar. 5: Toronto 2 at Washington 1
Forward Lines:Ponikarovksy-Stajan-Stempniak, Blake-Mitchell-Hamilton, Devereaux-Grabovski-Kulemin, May-Mayers-Ondrus
Defence pairings: Kubina-White, Schenn-Van Ryn, Frogren-Finger
Goaltenders: Gerber (Win 59:49 minutes played, 37 saves, 1 GA), Joseph (0:00)
-Martin Gerber made 37 saves in his Leafs debut, and came within 39 seconds of a shutout.
-Earlier in the day the Leafs recalled Ben Ondrus from the Toronto Marlies, and also signed Jeff Hamilton as a free agent. Both players were in the lineup. Hamilton earned an assist on Kubina’s goal, his first point as a Leaf.
-Alex Ovechkin was scratched from the game due to a foot injury suffered in practice on Wednesday. It was only the second game in Ovechkin’s career that he missed due to injury.