Murray Shines in Return to Pittsburgh as Leafs top Pens 5-2

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Jason Zucker (16) can’t get his stick on the puck in front of Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Matt Murray (30) with Maple Leafs’ Rasmus Sandin (38) defending during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) — John Tavares scored his 400th goal as the Toronto Maple Leafs raced by the Penguins 5-2. Tavares became the 107th player in NHL history to reach 400 goals when he beat Casey DeSmith in the first period. Michael Bunting scored twice for the Maple Leafs, who won for the fifth time in seven games. Matt Murray stopped 34 shots in his first game against Pittsburgh, who he won a pair of Stanley Cups with earlier in his career. Sidney Crosby and Rickard Rakell scored for the Penguins.

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