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article imageMaple Leafs start season 2-0 with victory over Flyers

By Larry Seely     Oct 2, 2013 in Sports
Philadelphia - The Toronto Maple Leafs have started the 2013-14 NHL season 2-0 after defeating Philadelphia 3-1 on Wednesday night behind the strong play of goalie Jonathan Bernier.
The Leafs opened the season on Tuesday with a come from behind win over Montreal and things weren't looking good as the Flyers took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission, but center Dave Bolland scored twice, including the game clinching goal with just :23 remaining in the contest.
Bernier was making his first start for his new team and the youngster came up bi with 31 saves and Toronto allowed just one goal in seven power play opportunities for the Flyers.
Maple Leafs winger Phil Kessel evened the score with just under three minutes remaining in the second period when he scored off a pass from Dion Phaneuf. Bolland then added the go ahead goal just 2:30 into the final period with assists from Joffrey Lupul and Nikolai Kulemin.
Steve Mason made the start in goal for Philly and looked sharp in the opening period, but a couple lapses on defense and the lack of scoring off the power play and the Flyers begin the season with a loss.
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