Michael Bunting scores 2, Maple Leafs top Avalanche 6-2


              Toronto Maple Leafs center Alexander Kerfoot tumbles to the ice while fighting for control of the puck against Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche left wing J.T. Compher, front, and defenseman Erik Johnson argue with an official after Johnson was called for a penalty in the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche goaltender Alexandar Georgiev, left, looks to block a shot by Toronto Maple Leafs center Zach Aston-Reese during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon argues with an official for a call during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews, center, tries to redirect the puck at Colorado Avalanche goaltender Alexandar Georgiev, left, as Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen, right, defends in the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Michael Bunting, front left, is congratulated after scoring a goal by right wing William Nylander in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Michael Bunting scores 2, Maple Leafs top Avalanche 6-2