WINNIPEG — The Toronto Maple Leafs extended their lead in the Scotia North Division with a 4-1 win against the Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place on Saturday.
Toronto leads second-place Winnipeg by eight points after sweeping the two game-set here. The Maple Leafs won 5-3 on Thursday. The top four teams in the seven-team division qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Jack Campbell made 25 saves for the Maple Leafs (30-13-5), who scored four consecutive goals.
Nikolaj Ehlers scored, and Connor Hellebuyck made 33 saves for the Jets (27-17-3), who have lost four of six.
Ehlers scored on a one-timer 39 seconds into the first period to give the Jets a 1-0 lead.
Joe Thornton tied it 1-1 on a wraparound at 4:04 of the first, and Mitchell Marner made it 2-1 at 11:40.
John Tavares pushed the Toronto lead to 3-1 at 7:07 of the second period.
Alexander Kerfoot scored into an empty net with 1:30 remaining in the third period for the 4-1 final.