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Buffalo Falls 5-2 to Maple Leafs - Recap

Toronto earned a 5-2 victory over Buffalo behind a 2-goal performance from James van Riemsdyk on Thursday at KeyBank Center.

Toronto won as a -144 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Toronto got goals from James van Riemsdyk(2), Patrick Marleau, Tyler Bozak, and Connor Carrick in the victory. van opened the scoring at 3:39 of the first period.

Curtis McElhinney stopped 38 of 40 Buffalo shots in the victory.

Buffalo got goals from Sam Reinhart, and Jason Pominville in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Buffalo got a 34-stop effort from Robin Lehner in the loss.

Toronto scored 1 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 2-for-5 with the man advantage.

Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 40-39.

Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canadiens. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Chicago.