Scrappy Leafs Follow 8-0 Rout With Habs Win

Ducks, Canucks also in rebounding mode vs. Rangers, Thrashers
By Jesse Andrews,  Newser User
Posted Feb 7, 2008 10:04 PM CST
Toronto Maple Leafs' goaltender Vesa Toskala, of Finland, makes the save off Montreal Canadiens' Steve Begin during first period NHL hockey action Thursday, Feb 7, 2008, in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – The Maple Leafs rebounded to top the surging Canadiens 4-2, just two nights after their disappointing season was punctuated by a brutal 8-0 home loss to the Panthers. Montreal was hoping to gain ground on conference-leading Ottawa, but Toronto had other ideas, outshooting the Habs 36-28. Also in hockey:

  • The Ducks continued to rebound from a six-game skid, topping the Rangers 4-1 after beating the Islanders a game earlier, also in New York.
  • The Canucks also got a road win out East, stopping a four-game losing streak by quieting the Thrashers 2-1.