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Associated Press, Published February 07 2013

Kessel’s third-period goal lifts Maple Leafs over Jets

WINNIPEG, Man. – Phil Kessel scored his first goal of the season late in the third period to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs over the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Thursday.

Toronto 0 1 2 – 3

Winnipeg 0 1 1 – 2

Second period: 1, Winnipeg, Redmond 1 (Little, Enstrom), 3:32 (sh). 2, Toronto, Bozak 3, 6:21 (sh).

Third period: 3, Winnipeg, Ladd 4 (Clitsome, Little), 3:46. 4, Toronto, Frattin 6 (Franson, Kadri), 14:58. 5, Toronto, Kessel 1 (Bozak), 15:52 (pp).

Shots on Goal – Toronto 5-7-6 – 18. Winnipeg 7-9-9 – 25.

Goalies: Toronto, Reimer 4-3-0 (25 shots-23 saves). Winnipeg, Pavelec 3-5-1 (18-15).

A – 15,004 (15,004). T – 2:28.