Resurgent Leafs Stun Philly in Must-Win Game

Edmonton also rallies for 4-3 OT win; Coyotes chew Ducks in SO
By Jesse Andrews,  Newser User
Posted Mar 12, 2008 5:28 AM CDT
Toronto Maple Leafs' Darcy Tucker, left, and Pavel Kubina, right, celebrate Kubina's overtime goal in an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Toronto on Tuesday, March 11, 2008. Toronto...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Nine points behind eighth-place Philadelphia, Toronto rallied from a 3-0 disadvantage to win 4-3 in overtime reports the Globe and Mail. Pavel Kubina's fortuitous last-minute game-winner began life as a pass but caromed off a stick in front of net. The scrappy Leafs outshot the Flyers, 55-25. Also in pro hockey:

  • Across the country, Edmonton frittered away its 3-0 lead to desperate St. Louis, only to win 4-3 in overtime thanks to Andrew Cogliano, who has three straight game-winners.
  • In a matchup of current and former Ducks goalies, Ilya Bryzgalov prevailed over Jean-Sebastian Giguere, giving his Coyotes a 3-2 shootout win.