NHL: Toronto 5, Montreal 3

Jan. 18, 2014 at 10:39 PM

TORONTO, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- James van Riemsdyk put Toronto ahead with 5:33 left in the third period Saturday and the Maple Leafs went on to post a 5-3 victory over Montreal.

With the score tied 3-3, van Riemsdyk broke down the middle and converted a pass from Tyler Bozak in the crease for the decisive goal.

Phil Kessel, Mason Raymond and Joffrey Lupul each had a goal and an assist, and Cody Franson also scored as the Maple Leafs won a fourth straight.

Jonathan Bernier notched the victory with 30 saves.

David Desharnias, Brendan Gallagher and Brian Gionta each scored for the Canadiens.

Carey Price recorded 25 saves.

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