Gaudreau scores in OT to give Blue Jackets comeback win over Maple Leafs
Gaudreau tapped a rebound past Toronto goalie Ilya Samsonov, stopping a three-game slide for Columbus. Gaudreau's seventh goal of the season provided the Blue Jackets' only lead of the night.
Columbus rookie Adam Fantilli tied it at 5 with 6:14 left in regulation. It was the 10th goal of the season for the 19-year-old forward.
Auston Matthews scored his NHL-leading 29th goal and had an assist for Toronto. Samsonov made 15 stops, but he has allowed 21 goals in losing his last four starts.
Matthews has 15 goals in 11 December games.
Maple Leafs: Host Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.
Blue Jackets: At Buffalo Sabres on Saturday.
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