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BUFFALO -- With the final seconds of overtime ticking away, Matt Frattin looked up ice and saw some members of the Buffalo Sabres making a line change. He pressed forward for one final chance -- and he was rewarded handsomely for it. Frattin scored the game-winning goal with 1.5 seconds left in overtime Tuesday night, leading the Toronto Maple Leafs to a dramatic 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres at the First Niagara Center. "It shows our compete level and our passion to win, really," said Toronto goalie James Reimer, who had 29 saves. "(Frattin) could have just gone easy, gone soft and the D-man could have knocked the puck off his stick and we go to a shootout. But he drove to the net hard and that's the kind of player he is. He's a hard-nosed, hard-working player and it was great to see him get one." After the two teams had played just under 65 minutes of hockey, Frattin had enough left in the tank to skate hard past Buffalo defenseman Jordan Leop...
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BUFFALO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs won in dramatic fashion over the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday night, 4-3, with Matt Frattin's late overtime winner. Frattin chipped the winner past Ryan Miller with just 1.5 seconds remaining in overtime. Frattin had two goals for the Leafs, including his overtime strike. On the goal, he drove past Sabres defenseman Jordan Leopold and went hard...
Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta was released from the hospital Wednesday, after absorbing a hard hit late in the first period of Buffalo's 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs Tuesday in Toronto.
Kaleta, who has a history of head and neck problems, was boarded by Toronto's Mike Brown, who was assessed a minor penalty for the play. Kaleta skated off awkwardly with 2:26 left in the period...
Matt Frattin scored his second goal of the game with 1.5 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.
Frattin skated in from the left circle and wristed a shot over the shoulder of Sabres goalie Ryan Miller.
Jay McClement and Cody Franson also scored for Toronto, which snapped a two-game skid. James Reimer made...
Buffalo Sabres winger Patrick Kaleta was released from the hospital Wednesday after being held overnight for observation, but he did not travel with the team for Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins, the Buffalo News reported. Coach Lindy Ruff told the News that Kaleta was hospitalized because of a neck injury sustained after taking a hit from behind from Toronto'...
The good news is that the Sabres have announced that winger Pat Kaleta had been released from hospital. he will not be playing in Boston on Thursday night.
The bad news is that Leafs winger Mike Brown wasnt held accountable for the hit that should have been avoided.
Late in the first period of an evenly played 1-1 game, Leafs numb skull, Mike Brown, wasted Patrick Kaleta from...
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Toronto forward Matt Frattin scored with 1.5 seconds left in overtime to lift the Maple Leafs to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday night. Frattin’s second goal of the game lifts Toronto back to .500 at 3-3 on the season. Let’s take a look at what else happened on a 10-game Tuesday.
Jamie shootout goal lifted Boston a 2-1 win over New Jersey. Johan Hedberg made 27 saves...
TORONTO -- Matt Frattin and Nikolai Kulemin scored third-periods goals, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2, come-from-behind win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday before a crowd of 19,374 at Air Canada Centre. James van Riemsdyk also scored for the Maple Leafs, who outshot the Capitals 40-22 in winning their second game in a row. Toronto (4-3-0) won at home for the...
8 a.m. ET: The Bruins are already one-eighth of the way into their season, but they’ve yet to take on any Northeast Division rivals. That will change on Thursday night when they welcome the Buffalo Sabres to town.
The B’s and Sabres will renew what’s become one of the game’s better rivalries at TD Garden on Thursday night. The B’s are flying high, entering the game with...
Here is a progress report on the Leafs prospects in the CHL, Europe and the NCAA:
2012 Draft Picks
Morgan Rielly D - Moose Jaw Warriors [WHL] 39 GP, 7 G,25 A, 32 Pts, 5 PIM
The 2012 first rounder played well for Team Canada at the World Juniors in Ufa, Russia and impressed many with his play at training camp in Toronto earlier in the month, but Leafs management wisely decided...