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Maple Leafs vs Islanders Final: 5-4 - Recap

Toronto skated to a 5-4 victory over New York on Friday in NHL action at Barclays Center.

Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs were rewarded as -169 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.

Toronto got goals from James van Riemsdyk, Mitchell Marner, Auston Matthews, Nikita Zaitsev, and Nazem Kadri in the victory. Kadri opened the scoring at 16:22 of the first period.

Frederik Andersen stopped 29 of 33 New York shots in the victory.

New York got goals from Brock Nelson, Johnny Boychuk, John Tavares, and Anthony Beauvillier in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

New York got a 27-stop effort from Christopher Gibson in the loss.

On the power play, Toronto went 1-for-2, while the Islanders were 2-for-3 with the man advantage.

New York outshot Toronto 33-32 in the game.

Toronto heads into a battle against the Jets. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Jersey.