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TORONTO -- The Maple Leafs scored three goals and also lost goaltender James Reimer to injury in the first six minutes and 15 seconds of the second period Monday, and Toronto defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 at Air Canada Centre.

Reimer was hurt while making his 12th save in 13 shots. At the four-minute mark of the middle period, Reimer was helped off the ice with what appeared to be a left leg injury after making a butterfly save on a shot by Claude Giroux.

Ben Scrivens replaced him and saved all but one of 32 shots directed at him.

The goalie change came between the second and third goals of the second-period barrage that carried the Maple Leafs to their fourth win in a row

Dion Phaneuf, Colton Orr, Matt Frattin, Clarke MacArthur and former Flyer James van Riemsdyk scored for the Maple Leafs (8-5-0), who are 2-4 at home.

Wayne Simmonds and Tye McGinn scored for the Flyers (5-7-1). McGinn's goal came with 31 seconds left in the game.

The Leafs were comfortably ahead 4-1 entering the third period when van Riemsdyk scored his eighth goal of the season at 1:11, cutting in front of goal before tucking in a backhand shot.

The turning point in the game came when Maple Leafs scored 28 seconds apart early in the second period to take a 3-1 lead. Orr's first goal of the season, on a backhand from in front of goal at 2:05, broke the 1-1 tie. Frazer McLaren and Cody Franson picked up assists. It was the first point of the season for McLaren.

Frattin notched his seventh of the season on a tip-in at 2:33, with Nazem Kadri and Franson earning the assists.

Before long, the Flyers also changed goalkeepers after MacArthur scored his second goal of the season at 6:15 on a pass from Kadri. Ilya Bryzgalov, who allowed four goals on 14 shots, was replaced in the Philadelphia net by Boucher, who allowed one goal on 10 shots.

Scrivens was sharp, particularly on a five-minute Philadelphia power play when he stopped Brayden Schenn, who was set up in front of the goal. That helped the Leafs kill off the power play that resulted when defenseman Korbinian Holzer was given a boarding major and a game misconduct at 13:31 for his check on McGinn.

Simmonds gave the Flyers the lead 38 seconds into the game with his third goal of the season, a backhand on the rebound after a slap shot from the right point by former Maple Leaf Luke Schenn. The Leafs' Mikhail Grabovski rang a shot off the crossbar later in the period, and Toronto tied it at 14:49 on a slapper from just inside the blue line by Phaneuf off a feed from Leo Komarov for his second of the season.

Reimer preserved the tie when he saved a short-handed attempt by the Flyers' Matt Read. Philadelphia had a 12-8 advantage in shots on goal after the first, and the Flyers finished with a 46-24 edge in shots.

NOTES: Luke Schenn played his first game in Toronto since he was acquired in an offseason trade with the Maple Leafs, who received Riemsdyk. The 23-year-olds were both first-round draft picks who were considered to be underperforming with their previous teams. Schenn picked up an assist on the Flyers' first goal on Monday night. ... Injured Maple Leafs are forward Joffrey Lupul (forearm), defenseman Carl Gunnarsson (hip) and forward Mike Brown (shoulder). ... Defensemen Mike Komisarek and David Steckel were Toronto's scratches Monday. ... Injured Flyers are defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon (concussion), forward Scott Hartnell (left foot), defenseman Andrej Meszaros (left shoulder), defenseman Chris Pronger (post-concussion) and defenseman Matt Walker (back). ... Defenseman Andreas Lilja and forwards Sean Couturier and Jody Shelley were the Flyers' scratches Monday. ... After a 3-0-1 homestand, the Flyers opened a six-game trip with Monday's game. Their next game is Tuesday against the Jets in Winnipeg. ... The Leafs, who were coming off a 3-0-0 trip, visit the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday.
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