NHL Game Summary - Toronto at Anaheim|
(Sunday, November 27th)
Final Score: Toronto 5, Anaheim 2
Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Tyler Bozak scored twice to lead the Maple
Leafs over the Ducks, 5-2, sending Anaheim to its longest losing streak in six
Joey Crabb, Clarke MacArthur and Luke Schenn also scored for Toronto, which
got 26 saves from Jonas Gustavsson en route to a third straight victory.
The Ducks have lost seven in a row for the first time since dropping a club
record-tying eight straight from November 3-20, 2005.
"We seem to be dead between the ears. We're not thinking," Anaheim head coach
Randy Carlyle said. "This is not going to be accepted what's going on right
Jonas Hiller stopped just 23-of-27 shots to take the loss.
Anaheim's Francois Beauchemin scored on the power play midway through the
first period, but Toronto countered with two goals in a 19-second span a
little later to take the lead for good.
First, Bozak put in an easy tap-in on the power play thanks to a nice backhand
pass from John-Michael Liles, then MacArthur took advantage of a turnover at
the blue line with a blistering slap shot from the left circle.
Crabb re-directed Schenn's shot from the point 2:36 into the second period to
extend the lead, and Bozak cleaned up a Phil Kessel rebound 47 seconds into
the final stanza.
Corey Perry's 10th goal of the season five minutes later made it a two-goal
game, and Schenn's empty-netter in the closing seconds accounted for the final
"We try to go on the attack every single time we're on the ice," Toronto head
coach Ron Wilson said. "We know what we have to do in the third period and
we're getting better at it."
Joffrey Lupul recorded two assists for the Leafs...Bozak had a game-high six
shots on net...Anaheim, in the midst of a six-game homestand, will try to stop
its skid on Wednesday against the Canadiens.
11/28 00:08:50 ET