Around a League cover for Wednesday, Nov. 12

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Home Team in Caps

TORONTO 6, Boston 1

ANAHEIM 6, Los Angeles 5 (SO)


The Anaheim Ducks trailed 5-3 with reduction than 6 mins left in law – one of 3 two-goal deficits they faced – before Ryan Kesler and Ryan Getzlaf scored to force additional time. Kesler eventually capped a quip by scoring in a second turn of a shootout to kick a Los Angeles Kings 6-5. The diversion was a initial assembly between a clubs given a second turn of a 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs when a Kings warranted a 6-2 win in Game 7 during Honda Center.

* According to a Elias Sports Bureau, a Ducks rallied from a multigoal necessity in a final 6 mins of law to win for a initial time in authorization history.

* Elias also says a Ducks final overcame 3 apart two-goal deficits to win on Mar 22, 2006, opposite a Colorado Avalanche when they rallied from 2-0, 3-1 and 4-2 en track to a 5-4 overtime victory.

* Kesler (2-1—3) matched a career high with 3 points, a attainment achieved 18 times before, many recently in his entrance with Anaheim on Oct. 9 during a Pittsburgh Penguins, and has 2-4—6 during his four-game indicate streak. He ranks third on a bar with 14 points (5-9—14). He scored his fifth career game-deciding idea to urge to 12-for-49 (24.5%) in tiebreakers.

* Getzlaf’s idea with 1:39 left in a third duration (WATCH ) was a fifth game-tying idea in a final dual mins of law this season. Getzlaf leads a bar with 5-11—16 this season.

* Jason LaBarbera, who relieved Frederik Andersen in a second period, stopped 14 shots and dual of 3 shootout attempts to urge to 2-0-1.

* Jakob Silfverberg equaled a career high with dual points (last: Oct. 13 during a Buffalo Sabres). He also tallied in a shootout to boost his career potency to 57.1 % (8-for-14).

* Sami Vatanen and Hampus Lindholm any had dual assists; Vatanen stretched his indicate strain to 4 games (1-4—5), relating his career-high, while Lindholm posted his initial multiple-point diversion given Mar 18 opposite a Washington Capitals.

* The Ducks have compulsory additional time in any of their past 4 games and are to 3-0-3 in their past 6 games overall. They are 5-0-1 in a past 6 regular-season games opposite a Kings. The teams play again Saturday in Los Angeles.


The Toronto Maple Leafs non-stop a 5-0 lead before a 10-minute symbol of a second period, powered by dual goals from Phil Kessel (WATCH ), to hindrance a Boston Bruins‘ winning strain during 5 games with a 6-1 victory.

* Toronto has won 3 true games and is 6-1-1 in a past 8 games overall. It has won 4 in a quarrel during Air Canada Centre.

* The Maple Leafs scored 6 goals opposite a Bruins on home ice for a initial time given Nov. 5, 2000, when Garry Valk tallied 1-2—3 to energy Toronto to a 7-1 win.

* Kessel found a behind of a net opposite his former group for a initial time given Mar 6, 2012, (0-5—5 in 10 regular-season games given then). He has 5-11—16 in 28 games opposite a group that traded him in 2009, including dual multiple-goal games (the other came Feb. 15, 2011). He is tied with Steven Stamkos of a Tampa Bay Lightning for fourth in a League in goals with 10, and is tied for third with 21 points with Tyler Seguin of a Dallas Stars).

* James outpost Riemsdyk (1-2—3) had 3 points in a diversion for a ninth time in his career (last: Feb. 27 during a New York Islanders) to widen his indicate strain to career-best 6 games (3-5—8).

* Tyler Bozak also had a idea and dual assists to compare his personal best with 3 points (10 times, last: Mar 10 during Anaheim).

* Cody Franson matched a career high with dual assists and dual points. He stretched his career-best indicate strain to 5 games (1-6—7).

* Peter Holland (1-1—2) had his second true multiple-point diversion to widen his indicate strain to 3 games (3-2—5). Leo Komarov (1-3—4) and Dion Phaneuf (0-3—3) also extended indicate streaks to 3 games (0-3—3).


Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick (44 saves) stopped 40 or some-more shots for a fourth time this season; he is 7-0-3 in such games during his career. … Anze Kopitar scored his initial career chastisement shot idea in 3 tries; he also attempted a Kings’ final chastisement shot on Jan. 25 in a 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series during Dodger Stadium opposite Anaheim’s Jonas Hiller. Of a 10 chastisement shot attempts this season, 3 have resulted in goals: Kopitar, Kesler (Oct. 13 during Buffalo) and Taylor Hall of a Edmonton Oilers (Oct. 20 vs. Tampa Bay). Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin had dual assists to compare a longest indicate strain of his career (1-4—5, 3 games) . . . The Maple Leafs scored 3 power-play goals (3-for-4) in a diversion for a initial time given Nov. 19, 2011, when they went 3-for-5 with a male advantage in a 7-1 win opposite a Washington Capitals. Toronto is sixth in a League with a 24.1% success rate this deteriorate (14-for-58). … Maple Leafs defenseman Stephane Robidas played in his 900th NHL game. . . . Bruins brazen Patrice Bergeron extended his indicate strain to 5 games (2-5—7).

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