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Maple Leafs, Flames look to continue strong starts

The Toronto Maple Leafs found the template to win a defensive game without a couple of top-liners. Now the question is whether they can follow the script more than once, starting with Sunday afternoon's road clash with the Calgary Flames.

The Maple Leafs pulled off a solid 4-2 home-ice win over the Edmonton Oilers Friday night, despite being without Auston Matthews (upper body) and Joe Thornton (rib fracture). Thornton is expected to miss a month or so, while Matthews is listed as day-to-day.

"I think it's a good sign in seeing how much pride guys take in the defensive role and especially when you face two of the better players in the league," Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen said of his club's performance against the Oilers, led by Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. "It's obviously a great task and it's been great to see the team respond and really take that role seriously and not give them anything for free."

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Leaders
Points: J. Gaudreau4
Plus/Minus: M. Tkachuk3
Shots on Goal: M. Tkachuk13
PIM: S. Bennett4
Win: J. Markstrom2
Shutouts: J. Markstrom1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 11 (22)
Shots: 93 (29)
PP%: 37.5% (5)
Penalty Minutes: 26 (27)
Assists: 17 (23)
SH Goals: 0 (13)
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 6 (27)
Shots Against: 93 (28)
PK%: 91.7% (4)
Penalty Minutes: 34 (21)
Shutouts: 1 (3)
Sv%: 0.935 (3)
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/18 D. Dube Lower-body injury - left game (day-to-day)
1/3 T. Parsons Ankle (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/19 D. Ryan Designated for assignment Taxi squad
1/19 O. Kylington Designated for assignment Taxi squad
1/19 M. Stone Sent to minors Stockton-AHL
1/18 D. Ryan Called up from minors from taxi squad
1/18 O. Kylington Called up from minors from taxi squad
1/18 M. Stone Signed as Free Agent One-year, two-way contract
1/18 M. Stone Waived
1/17 D. Ryan Designated for assignment Taxi squad
1/17 O. Kylington Designated for assignment Taxi squad
1/17 B. Ritchie Signed as Free Agent One-year, two-way contract