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NHL: Toronto beats Montreal 3-1

03-05-2012 11:38 BJT

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In the NHL, the Toronto Maple Leafs debuted a new coach on Saturday night. Randy Carlyle faced the task of beating the Leaf’s hated rival, the Montreal Canadiens, in his opening game in charge.

Montreal scored first, Max Pacioretty took a shot that deflected to David Disharnais. Erik Cole ended up with the goal. It was Cole’s 23rd of the season. Montreal led 1-0.


Joffrey Lupul #19 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates with the puck while being chased by Tomas
Plekanec #14 of the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on March 3, 2012
in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

It wouldn’t be Leafs - Canadiens without some tempers flaring, Mike Brown and Brad Staubitz got hooked-up in a brawl.

And Toronto came out swinging in the second period. Rookie Matt Frattin netted out of the faceoff to tie the game at 1-1.

3rd period, still tied. Leaf’s Clarke Macarthur passed to Mikhail Grabovski for the go-ahead goal. Grabovski got his 19th of the season.

53 seconds to go in regulation, Frattin set up Grabovski for his 20th, coach Carlyle and the Leafs win it, 3-1.

Montreal Canadiens' Erik Cole (R) is checked by Toronto Maple Leafs' Dion Phaneuf
during third period NHL hockey action in Montreal March 3, 2012.

Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens stops the puck on an attempt by Clarke MacArthur #16
of the Toronto Maple Leafs during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on March 3, 2012 in
Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle talks with players during first period
NHL hockey game action against the Montreal Canadiens in Montreal, Saturday, March
3, 2012.



Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

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