Welcome to handing out an ass kicking. Very nicely done. I was visiting someone in the hospital during this game, but hey, I like coming home to these types of wins.
- Wins: 8
- losses: 5
- shootout wins: 1
- shootout losses: 0
- points: 19
. Have a recap.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Clarke MacArthur scored twice in his 300th career game, providing all the offense needed to make Ben Scrivens a winner in his NHL debut, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Thursday night.
Joey Crabb and John-Michael Liles also scored for the fast-starting Maple Leaps. Joffrey Lupul added two assists.
Scrivens stopped 38 shots, including a few early that allowed Toronto to build a 4-0 lead despite playing its second game in two nights.
Phil Kessel, with 10 goals and 10 assists in the team’s first 12 games, was limited to one assist.
Rookie Ryan Johansen scored his third goal of the season for the Blue Jackets.
The Maple Leafs scored four goals on 11 shots against Columbus goalie Steve Mason before he was pulled in the second period.
See you next game.