Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson (43) celebrates a goal on Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Curtis McElhinney (35) as forward Auston Matthews (34) looks on at the Air Canada Center. © Reuters
In the NHL, the visiting Washington Capitals have routed the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 at the Air Canada Center.
Lars Eller scored to give the visitors a 1-1 lead in the first period. The Capitals made it 2-0 on Kevin Shattenkirk’s power play goal in the second period.
Washington extended their lead to 3-0 on Nate Schmidt’s goal in the third before Tom Wilson made it a 4-0.
The home side finally got on the score-sheet with a minute left to play on Mitch Marner’s power play tally and the Capitals wrapped things up 4-1.
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