The Toronto Maple Leafs (36-25-9) defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning (43-21-6) 2-1 on Saturday night in Tampa.
The Maple Leafs scored first in this contest, as William Nylander scored on the power play to give Toronto a 1-0 lead at the 12:42 mark of the first period. Ondrej Palat answered for Tampa Bay as he scored on the rebound to tie the game 1-1 at the 15:22 mark of the second period. In the third period, Auston Matthews came through with the game winning goal - from there, Toronto was able to hang onto a 2-1 win.
Tampa Bay returns home for the next three games, which begins Thursday as they battle the Flyers. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 PM - pregame coverage begins at 6 PM on News Radio WFLA.