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Toronto Skates Past Montreal 4-3 - Recap

Auston Matthews scored twice to lead the Maple Leafs over Montreal 4-3 on Saturday at Bell Centre.

Toronto won as a +102 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Toronto got goals from Auston Matthews(2), Patrick Marleau, and James van Riemsdyk in the victory. van opened the scoring at 7:32 of the first period.

Frederik Andersen turned in a 31-save effort for the Maple Leafs.

Montreal got goals from Alex Galchenyuk, Jeff Petry, and Jonathan Drouin in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Carey Price stopped 18 of 22 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Toronto scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 34-22.

Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face San Jose.