As it stated in Curtis McElhinney made 39 saves as the Maple Leafs won for the second time in six games (2-3-1).
The 33-year-old was making his third start since joining the Maple Leafs off waivers from Columbus in mid-January.
Jake Gardiner and Nikita Zaitsev also scored for the Maple Leafs, third in the Atlantic Division with 60 points.
The Maple Leafs scored with a 5-on-3 advantage when Zaitsev fired a shot through traffic past Niemi.
Marner added an assist on the play, his 32nd of the season and 46th point, both marks leading the Maple Leafs.
as informed in In the second period, Matthews won a faceoff back to Gardiner, then got a stick on the defenceman’s rising wrister.
“Most of those shots were generated from the outside and the guys did a good job battling.
“That’s the structured game we want to play, clog up the neutral zone, not let them get too much offence.
For us to do it back-to-back (beating the rested Stars) is pretty positive.”Matthews said it didn’t take too much of an adjustment.
Babcock was relieved to see the Leafs do better in the dots overall: Matthews, Bozak and Kadri were all above .500.
Matthews scores 25th, struggling Maple Leafs beat Stars 3-1
as informed in The Maple Leafs are 3-8-1 when playing on the second night of a back-to-back.
(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP), The Associated PressTORONTO (AP) Curtis McElhinney still feels spry, even as the most senior member of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Nikita Zaitsev also scored for the Maple Leafs on a 5-on-3 advantage.
The Maple Leafs improved to 20-1-7 when leading after two periods.
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner (51) congratulates goalie Curtis McElhinney (35) following their win over the Dallas Stars in NHL hockey action in Toronto on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.
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