The Leafs started off slow and finished with a lot of goals last night, beating the Stars 5-4 in their once per season trip to Toronto. Here's our recap of the game.

Recap: Leafs save the best for last and beat the Stars
The Leafs actually ended up with more xG than the Stars. A feat when you open with 27% in the first period.

Two goals for Willy!

Simon Benoit is sure making an (puts on suglasses) impact.

The next Leafs game is on Saturday in Ottawa against the Senators.

If you need a hockey fix in the interim, the Marlies play the Laval Rocket at the Coliseum with a 7:00 p.m. start tomorrow night.

Other News

Mikhail Sergachev returned for the Lightning last night after being out injured for the past seven weeks. He made it 27 minutes into the game and then this happened.

Brenden Dillon is out for a while.

The Bruins lost a center.

And the Coyotes situation has now become comical.

Sources: Three options on the table for Arizona Coyotes’ future in the desert
Will the Coyotes break ground on an arena, sell to a local buyer or relocate to Salt Lake City?

Because of course they are going to Chicago...

NHL Winter Classic returning to Wrigley Field for St. Louis-Chicago matchup in 2025 | CBC Sports
The NHL Winter Classic is going back to Wrigley Field. The league announced Wednesday night that Chicago will host the St. Louis Blues at the iconic ballpark for the next edition of one of hockey’s marquee events.