Pierre Engvall’s next goal for Toronto is in front of 18,493 fully vaccinated and fully vaccinated Scotiabank Arena fans – the first regular mass during the center since March 10, 2020, thanks to COVID -19.
Jonathan Drouin was in charge of Montreal. Jake Allen blocked 28 hits for the Canadiens, and their odd run to last season’s Stanley Cup final was the odd return from a 3-1 series deficit against the Leafs in the first round.
Toronto Minus is the center No. Mitch Marner was a wearer after leaving practice on Tuesday early after an accident with player Wayne Simmonds.
Montreal’s earnings really started without captain and brush defender Shea Weber due to a spinal and leg injury that could jeopardize his career and he will continue this season, while guest Carey Price enters the program NHL / NHLPA player support last week and not on the team until at least November.
It’s been a summer of change and transformation for Canadians as the club was decorated with just 13 of the 20 players who qualified for Game 5 lost in the Club Cup against the Tampa Bay Lightning in July.
Nylander broke the 1-1 66-second tie in the third as he launched Morgan Rielly from the curse before hitting and shooting down the ladder to Allen’s short side.
The Canadians also got a chance to win over a man with less than nine minutes to control as Nylander continued to pass but came back empty-handed as Toronto came to a close.
Fans of both teams would die around downtown Toronto in the hours before a puck crashed, dying near the atrium in front of Maple Leaf Square, which lasted as a COVID-19 testing ground. for freight forwarding staff, teammates, and Season media are used.
The 48th Highlanders, who have played for every curtain builder in Toronto since Maple Leaf Gardens opened in 1931, kept the tradition alive almost as long as possible and returned Wednesday with their pipes and ice drums before warming up.
With a group of frontline staff in attendance, Hamilton-based Arkells put on a pre-recorded performance outside the Leaf’s locker before being inspired by singer-songwriter Martina Ortiz Luis the dancers will sing O Canada in a Scotiabank Arena performance filled d ’first time in 582 days.
While the crowd, which was short-lived, was ready to go, the home side was certainly not early as Montreal had five good chances to score in the first three minutes of the sharp Campbell game.
The Canadians finally jumped 7:22 from the first when Drouin, who was sidelined by the team in April for fear and insomnia, stopped a 2-on-1 run after Toronto turned the puck in anger. blueline.
The Leafs finally walked away, and Engvall scored his first power goal to play in 10:12 as he shot Allen.
The Montreal visitor fell from the iron twice, intercepted later in an attempt to knock the injured Rasmus Sandin from the crossbar.
Toronto continued the pressure in the second, with Engvall and Nylander coming in after newcomer Ondrej Kase took the pitch on two good occasions.
Montreal’s Nick Suzuki saved a good pass from Campbell to send the teams to the tie line 1-1 for 40 minutes before Nylander pushed the Leafs into the third just minutes before.