Four-goal second period lifts Maple Leafs over Red Wings
Posted: 11:23 PM, Sep 28, 2018
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<p>TORONTO,ON - SEPTEMBER 21: John Tavares #91 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates against the Buffalo Sabres during an NHL pre-season game at Scotiabank Arena on September 21, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Maple Leafs defeated the Sabres 5-3. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)</p>
TORONTO (AP) -- Jake Gardiner, John Tavares and Patrick Marleau scored power-play goals and Par Lindholm added a short-handed goal -- all in a 3:54 span in the second period -- to help the Toronto Maple Leafs improve to 6-1-0 with a 6-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.
Gardiner added another goal in the third period and Nazem Kadri also scored for the Maple Leafs.
Gustav Nyquist and Dylan Larkin replied for Detroit.
The teams will close out the preseason schedules Saturday night in Detroit.
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