TORONTO — James van Riemsdyk scored on a low wrist shot in the shootout to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 2-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
Cory Schneider stopped Toronto’s Mason Raymond and Phil Kessel before van Riemsdyk’s goal. Adam Henrique then fired wide for the Devils.
Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier bested Michael Ryder and Travis Zajac had Bernier beat but hit the post.
Schneider made a great save on Kessel on a Leafs 3-on-1 in an exciting overtime to help force the shootout.
Kessel scored a beauty on the power play at 8:12 of the third period to open the scoring.
Ryder tied it on his own power-play score with 4:45 remaining in regulation.