Hockey bettors who backed the Maple Leafs on the moneyline Thursday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Toronto easily handled Florida 4-0 at BB&T Center.
Toronto was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Toronto got goals from Phil Kessel (2), Clarke MacArthur, and Leo Komarov in the victory. Komarov opened the scoring at 5:39 of the first period.
James Reimer turned in a 34-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Florida got a 13-stop effort from Jacob Markstrom in the loss.
On the power play, Toronto went 0-for-1, while the Panthers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 34-17.
Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canadiens. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.