The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Vancouver Canucks two nil in their National Hockey League (N.
GV: Toronto steals puck in their own half and takes it to Vancouver side for a goal.
SV: slow motion instant reply of Toronto's Terry Butler, scoring and skates away
SV: Butler leaving ice.
GV: Face-off with Toronto scramble. Ellis scores, and is congratulated by team-mates (2 shots)
TV: crowd applauding
Number 15 (McKenzie) enters ice.
GV: Slow-motion as Ron Ellis scores.
SV: McKenzie Ellis and Butler.
COONEY: "Bedine has the puck, passed ti, and Jerry Butler goes for the break-away...he's going in alone...right in on the goal...he scores!
All the way from his own blue line Jerry Butler puts the Leafs in front with his seventh goal of the season. You can see the reaction of the Leaf's fans, and the Leafs themselves as they congratulate a player who's been a low scoring forward all season long.
They face-off now - Vancouver to Ron Ellis, throws it high and wide. From the blue line Burrows, back to Dan Maloney by McKenzie, right through to Ellis...he scores! And it's to nothing, as Ellis comes through with the second goal set up well by McKenzie.
The Leafs control the park right after the face-off. Watch it on the replay now-Look at that back-hand pass from Mckenzie. Ellis throws it past Wilson, his thirteenth goal."
SPORT: ICE HOCKEY
REPORTER: CBC'S STEVE COONEY
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Background: The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Vancouver Canucks two nil in their National Hockey League (N.H.L.) match on the eighth of March. Toronto goalkeeper Mike Plamateer stopped forty Vancouver goal shots - his third shut-out of the season. The two Toronto goals were scored by Jerry Butler and Ron Ellis as CBC's Steve Cooney reports.