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So what now? Leafs are going to start winning all of a sudden? We need to be more consistent, we need to put together a cup potential team!!

Anyways, the read is taken from Hockey News.

Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Darcy Tucker scored twice as Toronto came from behind to beat the New York Islanders, 3-2, at Air Canada Centre.

Alexei Ponikarovsky scored the game winner with just 2:02 left in the game for the Maple Leafs, who won for the fourth time in their last five games. Jean- Sebastien Aubin stopped 27 of 29 shots in the win.

Alexei Yashin and Miroslav Satan each scored for the Islanders, who have now lost five games in a row. Garth Snow had 29 saves.

The Islanders took the lead 4:12 into the final period on the power play, when Satan stuffed in his 30th goal of the season past Aubin.

Toronto, however, responded with a power play goal of its own, when Tucker beat Snow five-hole with a weak shot from the point that tied the game at 2-2 with 9:30 left to play.

Then, with less than three minutes remaining, Nik Antropov fired a long shot that slipped through Snow's five-hole, but did not have enough mustard to make it to the net. Luckily for the Maple Leafs, Ponikarovsky was able to sneak around Snow and stuff in the rebound to send Toronto home victorious.

"I think in the end, we probably out-chanced Toronto," said New York head coach Brad Shaw. "We didn't take as good advantage of the chances as they did. [Tucker] scored twice and they outworked us on a couple of pucks late in the game."

After a scoreless first period, Yashin's 26th goal of the season 2:28 into the second period gave New York the early advantage. Toronto responded just over five minutes later, when Ian White sent an outlet pass to Kyle Wellwood, who skated into the Islanders' zone and dished to a streaking Tucker, who beat Snow stick-side for the equalizer. The goal ended a 16-game scoring drought for Tucker.

"I've had too many missed chances," said Tucker. "The puck hasn't been going in."

Game Notes

Maple Leafs goaltender Ed Belfour had successful surgery on a herniated disc Wednesday.He is expected to begin rehabilitation next week....The Islanders went 2-for-7 on the power play, while Toronto went 1-for-6.
 
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