TORONTO (AP) — Evgenii Dadonov scored his 2d intention of the sport in extra time and the Ottawa Senators overcame a four-intention deficit to win for the first time in franchise history, stunning the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-5 on Monday night.
Ottawa trailed 5-1 behind in the 2d duration before charging lend a hand, improving to 1-237-3 when trailing by a minimum of 4 targets. Conor Brown and Sever Paul had a intention and an attend every, Drake Batherson and Artem Zub additionally scored, and Marcus Hogberg stopped 33 photos.
Auston Matthews had two targets — giving him an NHL-leading 12 — and an attend for Toronto, and Joe Thornton had a intention and an attend in his return from injury. Travis Boyd and Pierre Engvall offered the remainder of the offense for Toronto, and Frederik Andersen made 25 saves.
Dadanov batted a puck out of mid-air for his fifth intention with 2: 01 left and Hogbeg on the bench for an extra attacker. He then buried his 2d on a breakaway in the extra duration after blocking Morgan Rielly’s shot in the crease with Hogberg totally out of region.
Thornton was as soon as lend a hand on Toronto’s top line with Matthews and Mitch Marner after the 41-year-worn left out 10 video games with a fractured rib suffered Jan. 20.
Notes: The Leafs announced before the sport they’d obtained F Alex Galchenyuk from the Carolina Hurricanes for F Egor Korshkov and D David Warsofsky. Carolina dealt F Ryan Dzingel to the Senators for Galchenyuk and C Cedric Paquette on Saturday.
The groups play against Wednesday and Thursday in Ottawa.
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