By EDDIE JONESToronto, ON — Toronto Maple Leaf defenseman Josh Jooris scored the game-winning goal as the Toronto Maple Maple Leafs defeated the Arizona Coyotes 4-0 in a shootout Saturday afternoon at Air Canada Centre.
Jooris has three goals and three assists through seven games for the Maple Leafs, who are currently in third place in the Atlantic Division.
Jourdan, 24, has eight goals and 18 assists in 41 games this season.
His goal was his first since Feb. 5.
Toronto has not won in regulation since Jan. 28, 2012.
Toronto lost for the first time in 13 games at home on Feb. 10, falling 2-1 to Florida.
The Maple Leafs have not won at home since Jan 31, 2018.
The Coyotes will have a tough time stopping McDavid in a two-game series that begins Wednesday at home against Montreal.
McDavid scored on his first shot on Saturday, giving the Maple Leaf defensemen a 2-0 lead midway through the first period.
The Toronto defenceman then tied it up 5:18 into the second period.
McDavid was not called for a slashing penalty in the third period, allowing the Coyotes to score on a power play goal from Andrew Ladd with 12:35 remaining.
The goal gave the Maple Canadians a 3-1 lead midway into the third.
The Coyotes were unable to capitalize on any of their chances.
McDaniel and Brownell scored the next two goals, giving Toronto a 5-2 lead at the intermission.
McDonald and McDavid also scored for the Leafs, which were led by Brownell’s first goal of the season at 8:30 of the third, his first NHL goal.