Marner's goal in 3rd period lifts Maple Leafs over Flames

Tanya Simon
January 30, 2021

Marner, who also had an assist, scored his fifth goal of the season at 12:14 on a shot from the right circle just three minutes after Johnny Gaudreau had tied the game for the Flames.

Gaudreau scored twice for the Flames and Milan Lucic also scored.

"When you see Mitch Marner, John Tavares, Auston Matthews, William Nylander on the ice every day, working on different things and spending their off-season trying to add different layers ... if you're a player who is not at their level, you have no excuses, you have to keep pushing and working".

"The guy is standing right between three of our guys and finds a way to get a shot off".

Gaudreau halved a two-goal deficit at 1:08, but Boyd restored Toronto's two-goal cushion 61 seconds later.

Their 2-2-1 record is, by definition, a mixed bag.

Calgary had a 19-15 edge in shots on goal after two periods. It took almost 16 minutes for Calgary to register a shot on net.

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The result was a 4-3 Leafs win that, much like their win against Calgary on Sunday, will provide them with positives, like the play of the fourth line, but also reasons for concern moving forward.

"That was just an very bad first period from us", Gaudreau said.

Simmonds knocked in his own rebound at 3:44 after his initial shot, off a rebound from Justin Holl's shot at the end of a rush, was saved nicely by Markstrom.

Head coach Sheldon Keefe announced today that Jack Campbell will be out "weeks" with a leg injury.

The Maple Leafs lost goaltender Aaron Dell to the waiver wire last week.

After enjoying the gentlest schedule to start the season of any team in the all-Canadian Scotia North Division, the Flames will now play 21 games in the next 40 days.

As the Flames embark on a five-game, two-stop road-trip that opens with a pair of clashes against the Canadiens in Montreal, here is the good, the bad and the outlook, based on the tiny sample-size that we have witnessed so far ...

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