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by Epiehl
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A recap of last night's Montreal/Toronto game.
The Toronto Maple Leafs suffered their first loss of the season last night to the Montreal Canadiens.

The Canadiens defeated the Leafs 6-5 in a shoot out after Toronto was ahead 4-1 in the third period.

"It's disappointing because we were up," said Leaf's head coach, Mike Babcock after the game.

"I didn't think we skated good all night," said Babcock.

Max Domi scored just 1:08 into the game to put Montreal 1-0.

Auston Matthews tied the game with his fourth goal of the season at 5:57 of the first period.

Alexander Kerfoot put the Leafs ahead at 15:54.

Trevor Moore scored the lone goal of the second period to put the Leafs ahead 3-1.

William Nylander put the Leafs up 4-1 with a power play goal at 5:16 of the third period.

After Nylander's goal, the Leafs fell apart.

11 seconds later, Jonathan Drouin scored.

1:02 later, Brendan Gallagher scored to closed the gap 4-3.

At 13:02, Montreal was awarded a penalty shot when Leaf's Kasperi Kapanen threw his broken stick at Jeff Petry.

Petry scored on the penalty shot and tied the game.

The Canadiens went ahead at 15:20 with a goal by Phillip Danault.

Matthews scored his second goal of the game at 18:45.

Nothing was solved in overtime. As a result, the game went to a shoot out.

Gallagher finished the night with three points.

Gallagher's teammate, Shea Weber had two assists.

Montreal's goalie, Carey Price stopped 37 saves.

Kerfoot also had three points.

Leaf's goalie, Michael Hutchinson stopped 42 saves last night.

"I felt bad for Hutch because to me in the end, we hung him out to dry," said Babcock.

Toronto plays the Stanley Cup Champions, the St. Louis Blues tomorrow night.

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