Toronto Maple Leafs beat Ottawa Senators 2-1 in overtime

The Leafs and Senators needed extra time Saturday night at Scotiabank arena.

The battle of Ontario saw a scoreless first period and two goals in the second.

With the score tied 1-1 after three periods, Toronto needed extra time to put the Sens away.

Toronto went into overtime on the power play and with the man advantage the Leafs scored with 3:54 remaining in overtime.

Mitch Marner played the role of hero for the Leafs.

Marner connected on a one-timer off a feed from William Nylander to win it for Toronto.

With the win Toronto has won their third straight game since the all-star break.

Toronto has now pushed past the Florida Panthers for the 3rd spot in the Atlantic division.

The Leafs sit just 3 games back out of first place in the Atlantic behind Boston and Tampa.

Goal scorer for the Senators in the game was Mark Borowiecki who scored at 6:08 in the second period.

Craig Anderson got the start for the Sens. He had a strong game, stopping 34 of 36 shots and posting a .944 save percentage.

Jason Spezza was the other goal scorer for Toronto scoring at 10:41 in the second period.

Spezza goal came on the power play off a nice cross ice feed from Rasmus Sandin.

Beating Anderson glove side after ripping a slap shot.

Michael Hutchinson had a strong performance Saturday for Toronto in replacement of Fredrik Andersen.

Hutchinson stopped 24 of 25 shots on net posting a .960 save percentage.

Toronto will now have a day off before a meeting with the Flordia Panthers Monday night.

With a win Toronto can stregthen their lead on the Panthers in the Atlantic.

Puck drop is 7pm EST.

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