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Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs Wrap - Toronto Wins 5-2

Auston Matthews scored twice to lead the Maple Leafs over Buffalo 5-2 on Monday at Air Canada Centre.

Toronto was favored by -270 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.0.

Toronto got goals from Auston Matthews(2), William Nylander(2), and Andreas Johnsson in the victory. Johnsson opened the scoring at 5:44 of the first period.

Curtis McElhinney stopped 32 of 34 Buffalo shots in the victory.

Jason Pominville, and Sam Reinhart scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Curtis McElhinney.

Buffalo got a 31-stop effort from Chad Johnson in the loss.

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

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 36-34.

Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head home to face Ottawa.