"We knew there was a lot of hockey left," Leafs captain John Tavares stated. William Nylander, who had an objective and an assist in regulation, scored on his attempt for Toronto. Travis Dermott had the other objective for Toronto (9-5-4)."That last game in our structure and tonight, they're hard-fought games," Flyers head coach Alain Vigneault said. Kade Foster, 11, blows out birthday candle lights as fans in Scotiabank Arena sing him pleased birthday.

Kade Foster, 11, blows out birthday candles as fans in Scotiabank Arena sing him happy birthday. Recently Kade's father Jason tweeted that his kid had a disappointing birthday after non of the invited visitors appeared to his party. (Cole Burston/Canadian Press )
Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Brian Elliott considers the puck after making a save. (Cole Burston/Canadian Press )

Phillipe Myers and Oskar Lindblom scored in regulation for Philadelphia (9-5-2), which got 38 stops from Elliott through 65 minutes of action.

Travis Dermott had the other objective for Toronto (9-5-4). Andersen made 30 stops for the Leafs, who saw their season-high three-game winning streak concerned an end.

Kevin Hayes struck the post in overtime for Philadelphia prior to Ivan Provorov deked Andersen to the ice, however sent his backhand large. Toronto got a power play late in the extra duration, however Elliott was there to reject Nylander at the buzzer.

The Flyers, who check out the Boston Bruins on Sunday, now have points in five straight (4-0-1). The Leafs, on the other hand, are 4-1-2 over their last seven.

"That last game in our building and tonight, they're hard-fought video games," Flyers head coach Alain Vigneault said. "Our focus was on bringing a real strong game on the roadway.

"It's a big two points."

Matthews tees up Nylander

After Andersen robbed Andy Andreoff and Michael Raffl in fast succession on a sequence that had fans at Scotiabank Arena shouting the Toronto netminder's name to keep the Leafs down just 2-1 early in the third, Nylander connected it less than a minute later on.

Matthews attempted the lacrosse relocation where a gamer picks the puck up on his stick and tries to tuck it in the leading corner from behind Elliott's internet, but instead moved a pass to Nylander in front for his fifth at 3:58.

"He was trying [the lacrosse play], however didn't get it up on his stick," Nylander stated. "It was close, but it ended up right on my tape."

Trevor Moore nearly won it for the Leafs with three minutes left in policy only to see his shot ring off the crossbar to set up overtime and the shootout.

"I was like, 'Let's see the length of time this one's going to go,"' said Elliott, who remained in objective for last Saturday's marathon. "Our guys tucked a couple in ... we stayed with our weapons."

Ex-Leaf helps open scoring

Philadelphia led 2-0 after the first, however Toronto got on the board at 10:11 of the 2nd when Nylander found Dermott off the rush.

The defenceman, who suffered a shoulder injury that needed surgery in last spring's playoffs, was playing simply his fifth game of 2019-20 and scored his first objective considering that early February.

Philadelphia opened the scoring at 8:08 the very first when previous Leafs winger James van Riemsdyk passed to Myers, who made no error through a partial screen for his 2nd.

The third objective of the rookie blue-liner's NHL profession was also the 12th time in 17 games Toronto has actually fallen behind 1-0 this season.

The Flyers connected on their 2nd power play late in the very first when Lindblom deftly deflected Travis Konecny's shot at the side off the net for his 8th at 1:32 before the Leafs eventually made a push without Marner.

"We just tried to persevere and claw our way back," Matthew said. "Forced overtime, however you really wish to get that extra point."

And like Leafs fans, they'll also want news quickly on their fallen colleague.

Mike Babcock stepped to the microphone after the Maple Leafs' 3-2 shootout loss Saturday and answered the only question on the minds of Toronto fans prior to he was even asked.

Leafs fall to Flyers on Sean Couturier's shootout winner:

After losing to the Maple Leafs in a shootout the previous Saturday, Sean Couturier offered Philadelphia a shootout win of their own in Toronto. 1:45

As for the game itself, Sean Couturier scored the winner in the shootout for the Philadelphia Flyers on a night that saw Toronto battle back from down 2 objectives early to get a point without among its stars.

"We understood there was a lot of hockey left," Leafs captain John Tavares stated. "I do not believe we ever felt dreadful about the way we were playing."

Toronto went a club record 11 rounds to beat Philadelphia 4-3 in a shootout in the City of Brotherly Love last weekend.

It took the Flyers just three shots to return the favour as Couturier ended it on a smooth deke after Claude Giroux blasted a slapshot previous Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen.

William Nylander, who had an objective and an assist in policy, scored on his effort for Toronto. Tavares was visited Flyers goalie Brian Elliott, while Auston Matthews struck the post after establishing both Leafs goals in typical time.

"It was a good hockey game up and down the rink," Babcock stated. "We had chance, they had chance.

"They got the second point and we didn't."