Tim Connolly scored his second goal of the game at 44 seconds of overtime to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.
The Leafs center went to the goal and had an empty net to shoot at when Joffrey Lupul's shot dribbled past Cam Ward.
Ward, who made 36 saves, broke his stick on a goal post in frustration after the winning goal.
James Reimer finished with 17 saves for the Maple Leafs. It was his first victory since returning to the lineup following six weeks of concussion-like symptoms.
Alex Ponikarovsky scored for the Hurricanes.
The offense didn't come until the late stages of the third period.
Connolly broke a scoreless tie by tipping home Clarke MacArthur's shot at 15:46 before Ponikarovsky tied it at 18:06 on a power play. Lupul was in the penalty box when the former Leaf converted a cross-crease pass.
The Leafs carried the play offensively, but weren't able to generate many chances against Ward.
The Hurricanes starter had ...