Leafs beat Panthers 6-3

Leafs have won 5 in a row at home

The Toronto Maple Leafs matched a season-high on Thursday, capturing their fifth straight victory at Air Canada Centre with a 6-3 win over the Florida Panthers.

Nazem Kadri had three assists, including his 100th career point, and James van Riemsdyk reached a  single-season best with his 22nd goal of the season.  

Toronto (28-21-6) erased an early 2-0 deficit on goals by Cody Franson and Mason Raymond. Joffrey Lupul, Nikolai Kulemin and Tyler Bozak scored the other Leafs goals in the third.   

Florida (21-25-7) got first period goals from Nick Bjugstad and Sean Bergenheim. Dmitry Kulikov had the other Panthers goal.

Scott Clemmensen made 26 saves for his fifth loss of the season. Jonathan Bernier made 35 saves in the win.

Toronto won five in a row on home ice from Oct. 22 to Nov. 19. The Leafs have just two regulation losses in their past 11 games.

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