Leafs’ T.J. Brodie has two assists, 2 points in win over Jets
TORONTO — Toronto Maple Leafs left wing T.A. Parenteau, whose contract expires at the end of the season, scored his fourth goal of the year with 2:21 remaining and the Maple Leafs beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 Saturday night.
Parentali’s goal came with 3:39 left in the third period after the Leafs’ power play tied it 2-2.
Toronto (10-7-3) has won four of its last five games.
Parenty has seven points in his last seven games.
Toronto has won three straight against Winnipeg.
The Jets (10, 8-9) lost for the eighth time in 10 games and 10th time overall this season.
The loss ended a six-game winning streak for the Jets.
Winnipeg won at Ottawa on Friday.
The Blue Jackets (10 and 7-6-2) have lost four straight games.
The Jackets also lost at Boston on Saturday and at Pittsburgh on Friday night.
Columbus is 5-8-3 on the road this season and has lost seven straight games overall.
The Wings have won five of their last six and seven of their past nine overall.
Detroit has won its past four games against the Jets and is 6-1-0 in its past 10 games.
“I thought the power play was outstanding,” Jets coach Paul Maurice said.
“The power play did a great job in getting the puck to the net and they did a good job of closing out the game with a couple of good shots.
We were able to put the puck on the net.
It was an impressive effort.”
The Jets led 3-0 midway through the first period before the Maple Leaf power play went down.
The Leafs, however, scored four unanswered goals, including Parenteou’s second goal of his career at 12:21 of the second period.
The puck fell to Parenteu for his second of the night, as he was able to bury a pass into the slot and bury the puck from the top of the right circle past Winnipeg goalie Kyle Connor.
The goal gave Parenteuc’s team a 2-0 lead with 11:18 left in regulation.
But the Jets’ powerplay went down with 1:47 left in overtime.
The Maple Leafs tied the game on a power play goal at 4:08 of the third, as Parenteus shot over Connor and beat Connor to the rebound for the goal.
Winnipeg goalie Connor Hellebuyck made 34 saves in the loss.
The Stars lost for only the fourth time this season after beating the Predators 3-2 on Friday in Nashville.
The Predators were 0-3-0 on the season.
Antoine Roussel had two assists for the Stars, who were without center Jason Spezza (lower body) and left wing John Klingberg (lower-body).
Tyler Seguin had one goal and one assist for the Predators.
Antti Raanta made 24 saves for the Maple Leos.
Stars defenseman Erik Cole had three assists.