Posted October 15, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Toronto Maple Leafs aren't showing signs of slowing down, but they could find things a bit more difficult against the defensive-minded Minnesota Wild. Red-hot Joffrey Lupul hopes to extend his outstanding stretch and help Toronto continue its best start in 20 years Tuesday night against the visiting Minnesota Wild. Although they faced four different one-goal deficits, the Maple Leafs (5-1-0) extended their strong start with Saturday's 6-5 victory over Edmonton. Lupul notched his second goal of the game to tie the score with 31 seconds left in regulation before Dave Bolland provided the game-winner in overtime. "We got a lot of experience in here, a lot of character players,'' said James van Riemsdyk, who also scored twice. "We don't ever quit and that's a huge attribute to have. ... We never seem to stop playing and that's key.'' With Lupul and van Riemsdyk leading the way with five goals apiece, Toronto ranks second in the NHL with 22 goals. The Maple Leafs have won their l...
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