Frölundasonen Andreas Johnsson has gained momentum on the skates and the precision of the stick the last time. Just this week, he has made four goals, after having nätat two times in the game against Anaheim, one against Ottawa, and now against Montreal. Now, he opened the Toronto scoring in the first period.
A few minutes later, was Pär Lindholm involved in the preparatory work to the Nikita Zajtsevs goal which took up Toronto to a 2-1 lead. Montreal, however, came back and both scored in the second and went up in the lead in the third period.
with the season's third goal with a wrist shot just under the goalie's stick hand, and the position 3-3 held during the regular game time.
"I thought I shot at plockhandskesidan two times and missed, so now I just wanted to shoot low on the klubbsidan," says Nylander told reporters after the match.
in the summer of skottposition was Andreas Johnsson, Nylander think was to help.
" He may have thought that I would fit. Andreas did a great job by going on the goals there and create more space for me, " says Nylander.
while the seizure of the coveted extrapoängen through John Tavares, and the team is great to get to play for the Stanley Cup in the spring with his second place in the Atlantic division on 71 points, followed by just Montreal on a third place with a 69.
In another part of Canada was once again the goalie Anders Nilsson for Ottawa. The team defeated Winnipeg 5-2, and Nilsson saved 44 shots.
– Winnipeg is a really good team and a tough team to face. They pushed us back some in the third, but I like the way we handled it and how we played in its own zone. It felt like we were hit by the panic, but we protected the middle very good, " he said after the game according to the NHL's site.
one of the match's best player, and was hailed by teammate Mark Stone after the match.
" He has been good ever since he came here (from Vancouver). I think he's given us a chance to win every match he had. He makes key saves at key times, " says Stone.