Leafs Win Their Third Straight

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A recap of last night's Toronto/Calgary game.

The Toronto Maple Leafs are now on a three game winning streak after defeating the Calgary Flames last night 4-3.

Leaf's head coach, Sheldon Keefe, wasn't too ethusiastic about his team's performance last night, but was still happy with the win.

"To come out of it with another win here, (in Calgary), tonight is a really good sign for our team," said Keefe at the postgame press conference.

Wayne Simmonds opened the scoring at 3:44 of the first period with his second goal of the season.

Auston Matthews put Toronto ahead 2-0 with his fourth goal of the season on the power play at 14:16.

Toronto dominated in the first period.

The Leafs outshot the Flames 10-1.

Just 1:08 into the second period, Johnny Gudreau scored to make it a 2-1 game.

Just 1:01 later, Travis Boyd put Toronto ahead by two goals again.

Milan Lucic closed the gap to 3-2 at 14:21.

Toronto out shot Calgary in the second period 18-5.

Toronto started out flat in the third period.

Gaudreau scored his second goal of the game on the man advantage at 9:03.

Toronto, however, pick up the pace again.

At 12:14, Mitch Marner scored the decisive goal for Toronto.

Toronto's Morgan Rielly had two assists.

Calgary's Sean Monahan also had two assists last night.

Toronto travels to Edmonton to play the Oilers tomorrow night. 

Submitted: January 27, 2021

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