Maple Leafs Beat Blues Again, 4-1
For the second time in less than a month, the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Blues 4-1. The latest Blues loss to the Leafs happened on Saturday night in Toronto. After a scoreless first period, Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 23rd goal of the season to give the Blues a 1-0 lead on a power play. But the Maple Leafs scored the next four goals in the game to get the victory. The tying goal came just five seconds after Tarasenko’s goal. James van Riemsdyk’s quick, long shot surprised Jake Allen. Peter Holland’s power play goal in the third period gave Toronto a 2-1 lead. The would get goals from Nazem Kadri and Michael Grabner to close out the scoring. Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier stopped 39 of 40 Blues shot in the game.
The Blues hit the halfway mark of the season with a record of 23-14-4, good for 50 points.