So Ron Wilson Got Extended: Let's Talk About Timing
Mark Streit is underperforming in his first season after major shoulder surgery. Dylan Reese is exceeding expectations but stuck in Bridgeport as the seventh defenseman. Both may be key to how 2011-12 turns.
The New York Islanders cost themselves by falling behind 3-0 in the first 12 minutes, never able to fully come back as they lost 5-3 to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
|- 1, Toronto Goal - Clarke MacArthur (10), from Tim Connolly and Dion Phaneuf at 1:43. 2, Toronto Power-Play Goal - Nazem Kadri (2), from Mikhail Grabovski and Jake Gardiner at 4:22. 3, Toronto Goal - Carl Gunnarsson, from Tim Connolly and Clarke MacArthur at 11:15. 4, NY Islanders Goal - Kyle Okposo (6), from Mike Mottau and Josh Bailey at 15:45. Penalties - Marty Reasoner, NY Islanders (Tripping), 2:37; Micheal Haley, NY Islanders (Roughing), 13:22; Keith Aulie, Toronto (Roughing), 13:22; Keith Aulie, Toronto (Interference), 19:29.|
|- 5, NY Islanders Power-Play Goal - Frans Nielsen (5), from Matt Moulson and P.A. Parenteau at :40. 6, Toronto Short-Handed Goal - Joey Crabb (6), from Tyler Bozak at 8:59. Penalties - Cody Franson, Toronto (Hi-sticking), 7:56.|
|- 7, NY Islanders Goal - John Tavares (11), from P.A. Parenteau and Travis Hamonic at 10:30. 8, Toronto Empty Net Goal - Joffrey Lupul (16), from Phil Kessel at 19:51. Penalties - Joffrey Lupul, Toronto (Cross checking), 16:59; John Tavares, NY Islanders (Diving), 16:59; Travis Hamonic, NY Islanders (Cross checking), 17:40; Tim Connolly, Toronto (Cross checking), 17:40.|