The Pittsburgh Penguins overcame a rash of serious injuries this season to earn home-ice advantage in the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Clarke MacArthur scored twice and Jonas Gustavsson made 14 saves in his season debut to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.
After winning its opening two games of the season for the first time since 1999, Toronto had been abuzz after Saturday’s 5-1 win over provincial-rival Ottawa. As quick as fans of the blue-and-white were to get excited about a franchise that has not given much to cheer for since the lockout, many outsiders were mocking those Leaf supporters for planning the parade route.
The Atlantic has been established as one of the most explosive offensive divisions in the league and 2010-11 should be no exception.
The Toronto Marlies may be without their leading scorer, but will welcome back a pair of goalies when they play host to Adirondack and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Friday and Sunday respectively.
The Toronto Maple Leafs seemed more concerned with proving how tough they are than concentrating on scoring goals on Saturday night at home to the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Toronto Maple Leafs will be hoping to notch their first win of the regular season Saturday night at home against the Stanley Cup-champion Pittsburgh Penguins.
The youth movement for the Toronto Maple Leafs has stalled, for now.
Nazem Kadri scored the shootout winner along with the game-tying goal as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 in front of 18,910 fans at the Air Canada Centre on Tuesday night.