Leafs lose 5-4 in the shootout to the St.Louis Blues.
Despite a 3-goal lead after the 1st, and an amazing backhand goal by rookie Nik Kulemin, the Leafs lose 5-4 in the shootout (2-1).
With the game at 3-1 Toronto, Ryan Hollweg got a game misconduct for boarding. A suspension is guarunteed. On the ensuing five minute major, the Blues scored two goals, tying the game.
After briefly holding the lead in the 3rd on a goal by Niklas Hagman, the game was sent to the shootout. The Blues won two goals to one.
The Leafs are now 1-1-0-1 on the season.
The the KHL, Rangers prospect and Russian phenom Alexei Cherepanov died at the age of 19.
While sitting on the Omsk bench, Cherepanov suffered a heart attack. He was just 19.