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Phil Kessel had a goal and two assists to help the Toronto Maple Leafs hold off the Ottawa Senators 5-4 on Wednesday night in the latest installment of the Battle of Ontario.
Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk each had a goal and an assist for the Maple Leafs, who built leads of 3-0 and 5-2 before Ottawa scored twice in the final 8 minutes.
Toronto moved two points ahead of the Senators for fifth place in the Eastern Conference halfway through the season, shortened to 48 games by the NHL lockout. The teams entered tied for third in the Northeast Division.
Jay McClement and Nazem Kadri also scored for the Maple Leafs.
Mika Zibanejad, Zack Smith, Daniel Alfredsson and Colin Greening had the goals for Ottawa, which dropped to 3-7-2 on road. The Senators are 9-1-2 at home.
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The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenseman Korbinian Holzer to a two-year contract extension.
The deal Tuesday keeps Holzer under contract with the NHL club through 2014-15 season. Financial details weren't immediately available.
The 25-year-old Holzer has appeared in 16 games with Toronto this season. He has two goals, 19 penalty minutes and is tied for third on the team...
After an ugly and dissapointing loss the Bruins have a shot to bounce back against their North East Division foes. The Toronto Maple Leafs. The Leafs have lost their glory and are a big reason the Bruins will be great for years to come.
In September of 2009 the Bruins traded Phil Kessel to the Toronto Maple Leafs for a first round and second round pick in 2010 and a first in 2011...
Frazer McLaren needed eight stitches to close the cut on his chin from a fight, another four for a gash on his cheek carved open by a stick later in the game.
Still, it was McLaren who delivered the most damaging blow of the night.
Phil Kessel had a goal and two assists to help the Toronto Maple Leafs hold off the Ottawa Senators 5-4 on Wednesday in a game highlighted by a knockout...
Photo courtesy of Veronica Henri/Toronto Sun/QMI Agency
By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio)
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The Ottawa Senators rookie David Dziurzynski finally got his
chance to fight Wednesday night when he dropped his gloves against Toronto
Maple Leafs enforcer Frazer McLaren.
It's a shame that the ensuing concussion he got from being knocked out means he likely will not remember it.
Then again, it might be best if he doesn't remember...
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Pierre LeBrun of ESPN on the fight last night between David Dziurzynski and Frazer McLaren,
The sight of Ottawa Senators forward Dave Dziurzynski lying on the ice, knocked out, after a getting pounded into submission by Toronto Maple Leafs heavyweight Frazer McLaren sickened me to no end.
Oh, wait, no one ever gets hurt in a hockey fight, right?
What a crock.
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