Marner, Matthew helps Maple Leafs beat Capitals 4-2

Toronto Maple Leafs' Matt Martin, center, celebrates after scoring against the Washington Capitals during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)
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TORONTO (AP) Mitch Marner set up a pair of goals, Auston Matthews scored for the second straight game and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Saturday night to end a three-game losing streak.

Marner set up goals from Matt Martin and James van Riemsdyk, and Matthews scored his first goal at home in more than a month. Nazem Kadri added his ninth goal of the season.

Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson scored, and Braden Holtby made 37 saves for Washington.