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After being humbled in their first loss in eight games, the Pittsburgh Penguins want to get back to the fast starts that have characterized an otherwise excellent early season. Joshua Kimmich Jersey . Setting the tone early is precisely the reason the Toronto Maple Leafs winning streak has continued. Pittsburgh looks to bounce back by winning a fourth straight meeting with Toronto as it concludes a five-game road trip tonight in the annual Hockey Hall of Fame Game. Viewers in the Leafs region can watch the game live on TSN4 or listen live on TSN Radio 1050 Toronto with coverage starting at 7pm et. Toronto rallied after giving up the first goal in each of its previous two contests before scoring the first five in Wednesdays 6-1 victory over Boston, extending its win streak to three. The Maple Leafs (9-5-2) have won all six games in which theyve scored the initial goal. Phil Kessel scored twice as Toronto improved to 6-0-1 when he nets a goal. James van Riemsdyk had a goal and two assists to extend his point streak to a career-high six. Its a long season, van Riemsdyk said. You dont read too much into any one individual game. We just want to keep getting better, play the way we need to play and go from there. Coach Randy Carlyle echoed the sentiment. We dont want to get too far ahead of ourselves, he said. Sure, we feel good about ourselves right now, but whos coming on Friday? That would be a Penguins team that earned a 5-2 road victory over the Maple Leafs on Oct. 11. Crosby and Evgeni Malkin each had a goal and two assists as Pittsburgh won for the fifth time in six meetings. Crosby has 13 goals and eight assists in his last 13 against the Leafs, earning at least a point in 12. Marc-Andre Fleury made 23 saves in last months matchup and could be in goal again. He had a 1.15 goals-against average while winning six consecutive starts prior to Tuesday. However, Fleury will get the night off as backup Thomas Greiss gets the call in goal. Greiss has a 1-0-1 record in two appearances with a 2.42 goals-against average and a .923 save percentage. The Penguins will have to contend with a red-hot Kessel, whose 10 goals rank among the most in the league. He has recorded eight with eight assists in his last 10. I was talking to (goaltender James) Reimer the other day about what it is about Phils shot that makes it so hard to save, Toronto center Peter Holland said. Its tough for the goalies to read where its going. Obviously the speed he gets it off helps him out, too. Its uncertain if Reimer or Jonathan Bernier will be in net for this matchup. Bernier has gone 4-0-1 with a 1.78 GAA in his last five and made 36 saves in the first meeting with the Penguins. The Penguins (10-3-1) held a 33-8 goal advantage during a seven-game winning streak before allowing three first-period goals in Tuesdays 5-0 loss to the New York Rangers. They were shut out for the first time in 31 games, including last seasons playoffs, and allowed a power-play goal after killing all 37 penalties over their previous 10. However many in a row we won, thats no excuse. We werent good enough, said Sidney Crosby, who was held without a point for the second time in three games. Sometimes you dont have good starts, and you dont always pay for it. (Tuesday), we definitely did. Pittsburgh had won each of its first three games in which it trailed first. The Penguins, however, still lead the NHL with a plus-11 goal differential in the opening period. I think it was preparation, coach Mike Johnston said. Its from the coaches to the players. We had to be a lot better prepared in the first 10 minutes than we were. I think it took us just way too long to respond. Maple Leafs Projected Lines Forwards van Riemsdyk - Bozak - Kessel Winnik - Kadri - Clarkson Komarov - Holland - Santorelli Panik - Smith - Leivo Defence Phaneuf - Franson Gardiner - Polak Rielly - Robidas Goalie Bernier Reimer Penguins Projected Lines Forwards Kunitz - Crosby - Dupuis Spaling - Malkin - Hornqvist Bennett - Sutter - Downie Sill - Goc - Adams Defence Martin - Letang Ehrhoff - Bortuzzo Scuderi - Despres Goalie Greiss Fleury Sami Khedira Jersey . Manager Ryan Nelsen has confirmed Brazilian No. 1 Julio Cesar will be rested for Wednesdays first leg of the semifinal. That opens the door for Bendik, who started 33 games for Toronto last season. Germany Jerseys .Boston beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Tuesday night and celebrated consecutive wins for the first time in more than a month. BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Marcus Foligno looked up at the video board and was moved as the Buffalo Sabres said farewell to two of their most popular players. Jhonas Enroth made 36 saves as the Sabres beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2 on Friday night, a few hours after they traded goalie Ryan Miller and captain Steve Ott. "Im not going to lie. It was pretty emotional watching the tribute," Foligno said. "That was pretty nice what they did during the game, and those are two players that were hugely respected here in the city and respected Buffalo as well." Miller was set to start his 541st career game for the Sabres, but was pulled from the lineup just over an hour before the puck was dropped. The deal made Ted Nolan push Enroth into the starting lineup. "I was sitting in the back, joking around with the trainers about all these trade rumours and I told them hopefully it doesnt happen on game day, especially against the Sharks," Enroth quipped. "Three minutes after, Coach Nolan came up to me and told me I was starting, so I kind of jinxed myself there. "After that, I was a bit more nervous than usual but I told myself I had nothing to lose." Enroth played well and the Sabres got goals from Cody Hodgson, Brian Flynn, Matt Moulson and Tyler Myers. It was Enroths second consecutive win after he snapped a 0-10-4 slump with a 5-4 overtime win against Boston on Wednesday, which was his first home win since April. With the trade of Miller, Buffalo was forced to reach into their new hockey academy staff for a backup goaltender. HarborCenter director of technology Ryan Vinz was Buffalos No. 2 goaltender after being a video co-ordinator at Clarkson University. James Sheppard and Patrick Marleau scored for San Jose. With the trade, Buffalo general manager Tim Murray struck his first major deal since being hired in January, acquiring goalie Jaroslav Halak, forward Chris Stewart, prospect William Carrier, a 2015 first-round pick and a conditional 2016 third-round pick. Murray later explained that the pick in 2016 could turn into a first-round pick in this years draft if the Blues reach the Western Conference finals or Miller re-signs with St. Louis before the draft. The win gave Buffalo three straight wins for the first time since last April, and Myers said the milestone carries significance. "It feels good,&" he said. Mesut Ozil Germany Jersey. "We knew what position we were in going into this game, and we really wanted it. Hearing the news before the game we wanted it that much more." The Sabres opened the scoring on a power-play goal 10:59 into the first period, as Antti Niemi couldnt hold on to Hodgsons wrist shot. It was Hodgsons 15th goal and his first since Jan. 28. Enroth made a glove save of Matt Irwins slap shot through traffic with under seven minutes to play to keep Buffalo ahead. He made another strong glove save 7:22 into the second period when Marleau was left uncovered in the slot. "It was kind of late notice," Enroth said of getting the word he was starting, "but I just told myself to relax, go out there and compete." Moments after Enroth stopped Marleau, Myers beat Niemi off a rush up the right side, but his shot clanked off the cross bar. After another pair of saves, Enroth was beaten when Sheppard forced a puck between the goaltenders legs after a shot rebounded off the end boards. The Sharks finished the second period with a 31-13 advantage in shots on goal. "We knew theyd be ready," Sharks centre Joe Pavelski said. "We had our chances to score early and we didnt, fell behind, climbed back and just didnt turn the corner like we needed to." Buffalo restored its lead 4:33 into the third when Zemgus Girgensons won a faceoff back to Flynn, whose wrist shot beat Niemi. The Sabres doubled their advantage four minutes later when Myers jumped into the play from the right point to feed Moulson in the slot, who scored over Niemis shoulder. Marleau brought the Sharks within one with a one-timer with 1:15 left in regulation. Joe Thornton picked up his 50th assist of the season on the goal. "They played hard," Thornton said of the Sabres. "Obviously, Im sure a lot of feelings over there with two teammates. its a tough business, but they played well tonight." Myers added an empty-net goal with 21 seconds left to give him a goal and two assists on the night. "Tyler Myers is really starting to come into his own," Nolan said. "I thought he was sensational tonight." NOTES: Tyler Ennis missed his second straight game for Buffalo with "undisclosed soreness" ... San Jose LW Raffi Torres was scratched after scoring two goals in his season debut Thursday Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Cheap NFL T-shirts Cheap Authentic Jerseys Cheap NFL Hoodies China NFL Hoodies China NFL Jerseys China NFL Gear ' ' '
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