The Toronto Maple Leafs lost 5-2 to the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.
Alex Galchenyuk opened the scoring tonight for the Leafs, after some nifty passing from Mitch Marner and John Tavares. The goal was originally waved off, as the puck went in and out super fast. However, the NHL corrected and Galchenyuk got his second of the season.
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After the Jets scored three unanswered goals, chasing Jack Campbell from the net, Tavares responded for the Leafs, bringing the score to 3-2 after two periods.
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The Leafs pushed hard in the final frame, but could not mount a comeback, falling 5-2 at the final horn.
The F Star: The Powerplay
At this point, I hope Manny Malholtra lurks theleafsnation.com the powerplay needs some serious help and we talked about what we would do to fix it earlier today. This powerplay is on life support.
Third Star: David Rittich
Rittich came into the game, relieving Jack Campbell. Rittich stopped 16/17 shots he faced and tried his best to keep …
Author: Brendan Mori / The Leafs Nation