Panthers Fall To Maple Leafs 4-3
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TORONTO (AP) – Tyler Bozak and Colby Armstrong scored in a shootout and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 Tuesday night.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere allowed a goal to David Booth on a nice spin move to open the shootout, but then stopped Mike Santorelli and Chris Higgins. He added 30 saves in regulation in a game between Eastern Conference also-rans.
Phil Kessel took an elbowing penalty with 4:15 remaining, and 34 seconds later Cory Stillman tied the game at 3.
Kessel had a breakaway in the final seconds but couldn’t beat Scott Clemmensen, extending his goal drought to eight games.
Kris Versteeg, Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski scored in regulation for the Maple Leafs who won for just the second time in eight outings.
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