Leafs upend Sabres, 7-4

It was a back-and-forth third period, but in the end the Sabres didn't have enough as they opened the 2008 pre-season with a 7-4 loss to Toronto. (see previous posts for 1st and 2nd period scoring notes). Trailing in the third, Mark Mancari one-timed a Marek Zagrapan shovel past Justin Pogge to cut the Leafs lead to 5-3. Jaro Spacek also received an assist on the play. The Leafs would come right back short-handed, as a crashing Dominic Moore slid to the ice, in the process causing the puck to escape Jhonas Enroth and enter the net for a 6-3 Leafs lead. Jochen Hecht later buried a Drew Stafford pass to make it 6-4. A Toronto empty netter would end it. Zagrapan - 1 goal, 2 assists, -2 MacArthur - 2 assists, -3 Sekera - 23:00, 1 assist, -2 Weber - 20:41, EVEN Mancari - 1 goal, -3 Gogulla - 1 goal, -2 Card - 17:08, -3 Hunter -- Jhonas Enroth stopped 10 of 13 shots in relief of Ryan Miller, who stopped 8/11.
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carpandean
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Monday, September 22, 2008 ×

Hunter got a -5 on NHL.com, but I looked at the play-by-play and he (#32) wasn't listed as being on the ice for any EV or SH goal against.

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Kris Baker
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Monday, September 22, 2008 ×

Nice catch. It looks like they just corrected it on NHL.com too. That makes sense because he didn't see a ton of time.

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carpandean
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Tuesday, September 23, 2008 ×

Yup, they fixed it. He was on for the 5-on-3 PP where they scored (actually, had just gone to 5-on-4), but that doesn't count for +/-. Otherwise, as you said, he wasn't on the ice enough to get a -5.

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