Highlight of the Night: van Riemsdyk ties NHL record

Toronto’s James van Riemsdyk does his best impression of DC Comics The Flash and ties an NHL record in THN’s Highlight of the Night.

The Toronto Maple Leafs are making hometown fans grumble as they slide further and further out of playoff contention. Last night marked their seventh straight loss when the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Buds 4-2.

The loss didn’t stop James van Riemsdyk from tying an NHL record for the fastest goal to start a period against his former team though. Check out this lightning quick goal from JVR.

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The Leafs host the Detroit Red Wings at the Air Canada Centre tonight as they look to keep their playoff chances alive and rid themselves of this horrible losing streak.