Leafs Beat Buffalo 4-2

Auston Matthews scored his 39th goal to set the record for most points by a Maple Leafs rookie and Toronto beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 to move closer to clinching their second playoff berth in 12 seasons.

Nazem Kadri had a goal and an assist, James van Rimedsyk and Leo Komarov also scored, and Frederick Andersen made 18 saves for the Maple Leafs in their fourth straight win.

The victory vaulted Toronto (39-24-15) one point ahead of Boston (43-30-6) for second-place in the Atlantic Division.

Jack Eichel and Ryan O'Reilly scored for Buffalo.