Posted February 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
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James Reimer made 37 saves and Phil Kessel had a goal and two assists and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 6-0 on Saturday. Leo Komarov added his first NHL goal 59 seconds into the game. Tyler Bozak scored later in the first period, James van Riemsdyk and Kessel added second-period goals. Korbinian Holzer and Dion Phaneuf scored in the third for Toronto. The Maple Leafs completed a sweep of a three-game road trip and are 6-1-0 away from the Air Canada Centre this season, including a 2-1 victory in Montreal in their season opener Jan. 19. Reimer was strong in the second period when Montreal had a 20-8 edge in shots. He made a nice glove save on an Erik Cole one-timer and stopped Brian Gionta on back-to-back chances for his seventh career shutout. Montreal outshot Toronto 37-27.
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