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Leafs Rookies Win Tournament

by Staff Writer / Toronto Maple Leafs
September 14, 2004

(MONTREAL) --The Toronto Maple Leafs avenged their only loss of the tournament (Montreal) by defeating the Canadiens 5-3 on September 14 to win the rookie tournament. Montreal opened the scoring in the first period and Toronto appeared to tie the game later in the frame but the goal was disallowed.

Matt Hubbauer scored his fifth goal of the tournament to tie the game in the second period. Toronto scored 29 seconds into the third period on a goal by Scott May, but Montreal tied the game minutes later.

Toronto again took the lead when David Turon registered his first goal of the tournament, but Montreal tied the game again. Matt Hubbauer scored his second goal of the game and it would prove to be the game winning goal as Cory Stillman scored into an empty net with seven seconds remaining in the game.

J.F. Racine started in goal and registered the victory. Brendan Bell wore the 'C' for Toronto, while Ian White and Jeremy Williams served as alternates.


1-MTL: Jimmy Bonneau (2) (Ferland) 3:42

Penalties: St. jacques TOR (Slashing) 8:40, Jolette MTL (High sticking) 9:17, Lambert MTL (Tripping) 17:57, Caron MTL (Interference) 19:15.

2-TOR: Matt Hubbauer (5) (Peverley and Marsh) 4:04

Penalties: Marsh TOR (Holding) 1:19, Wozniewski TOR (Tripping) 4:25, Bell TOR (Roughing), Lambert MTL (Roughing) 4:51, Lapierre MTL (Slashing) 7:21.

3-TOR: Scott May (2) (St. jacques) 0:29
4-MTL: Corey Locke (1) (Milroy and Lambert) 3:24
5-TOR: David Turon (1) (Landolt and Williams) 6:04
6-MTL: Gregory Stewart (2) 7:48
7-TOR: Matt Hubbauer (6) (Keith and Peverley) 14:14
8-TOR: Cory Stillman (1) (May) 19:53

Penalties: Team MTL (Too many players on the ice) 17:38.

Shots on Goal
TORONTO: 13 - 15 - 11 - 39
MONTRÉAL: 10 - 5 - 7 - 22

TORONTO: J.f. Racine (W,2-0-0); MONTRÉAL: Yann Danis (L,1-1-0)

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