jeff blashill goes with an rly hook. morgan rielly coming back. out of the corner along the boards. back out to center. frans nielsen. hard on the back-check that time on nylander, as it kicks around. nielsen back out. picked off by roman polak. zach hyman, a stick-check for nielsen on him. kadri. right back to the "d." gardiner this way by hyman. do battle with jonathan ericsson down low. hyman. ericsson gets in the way. detroit's on it. xavier ouellet. cross ice for tomas tatar. roman polak. leafs right back at it. connor brown has scored tonight. from the corner. rolls around. located by hyman off the stick of jared coreau. ouellet. auston matthews. sends it in for hyman. zach hyman in back of the goal. 2:37 on the clock. hyman double-teamed. salt away a few seconds along the boards. a smart play. now henrik zetterberg hands it off. >> pierre: i think at some point he's -- >> john: looking at the bench. halfway out. >> pierre: there he comes. >> john: you see it. 2:19s on the clock. six skaters for detroit. zetterberg from the corner. back of the goal. brought this way by tatar.
. morgan rielly for marner. look out. here he is. he scores! what a goal! mitch marner and toronto has a 2-1 lead. >> pierre: john, you've been talking about it all game long. mitch marner knows how to elevate and he does at a key time for toronto. long shift for nicholas jensen. tries to break the play. morgan rielly loses the stick. there's the escapeability and athleticism of mitch marner, stop, don't pop, keep moving to the inside and just watch it. look at the edge control. the balance and the quick release. you just don't teach this in hockey school. this is a gift. >> john: he, too, a toronto boy. markham, ontario. mitch marner, great hands, great presence of mind. and a 2-1 lead. leafs get it deep. coreau directing traffic. soshnikov, the steal. and coreau got back with help from his defense. he's lost his stick. goaltender, jared coreau. leo komarov to the outside of jonathan ericsson for the point. morgan rielly off soshnikov. coreau. using a skater's stick. in the meantime. the corner. controlled now by ouellet. >> pierre: using dylan larkin's stick. larkin went right to the ben
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