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St. Louis 6, Toronto 3
When: 7:00 PM ET, Saturday, February 19, 2022
Where: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario
Referees: Pierre Lambert, Wes McCauley
Linesmen: David Brisebois, Jonny Murray
Attendance: 9098

Brandon Saad scored his 200th career goal to break a tie in the third period, and the visiting St. Louis Blues went on to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3 Saturday night.

Pavel Buchnevich scored twice for the Blues. Klim Kostin, Brayden Schenn and Ryan O'Reilly also scored. David Perron and Robert Thomas each added two assists.

Ville Husso stopped 34 shots for St. Louis.

William Nylander scored twice for the Maple Leafs, who had won their seven previous home games. TJ Brodie also scored, and Alexander Kerfoot added two assists.

Jack Campbell made 28 saves for Toronto.

St. Louis led 2-1 after the first period.

Buchnevich scored at 2:58, completing a three-on-two break by firing home the rebound from Jordan Kyrou's shot.

Kostin scored his fourth of the season at 11:40 on a shot from the right circle. Former Maple Leafs player Tyler Bozak set up Kostin with a no-look backhand pass. The rush followed Husso's good save on Jake Muzzin.

Nylander scored at 15:33 after the Blues turned the puck over in the Maple Leafs' end. Kerfoot made the pass to Nylander on the resulting two-on-one.

Nylander scored his 19th goal of the season at 5:30 of the second period from the left circle. Kerfoot lugged the puck from the Toronto end to set up the play.

St. Louis regained the lead 29 seconds later when Schenn swept in his own rebound while falling for his 14th goal.

Brodie scored his fourth of the season on a blast from the high slot at 17:44.

St. Louis led 24-21 in shots on goal after two periods.

Saad scored his 16th goal of the season at 4:38 of the third period, converting a nifty pass from Perron at the edge of the crease.

O'Reilly tipped in Niko Mikkola's shot for his 11th goal of the season at 10:50 of the third.

Buchnevich (No. 18) scored into an empty net at 16:43.

Vladimir Tarasenko (undisclosed injury) did not play for St. Louis.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
 
St. Louis   Toronto
Pavel Buchnevich 2 Points William Nylander 2
Pavel Buchnevich 2 Goals William Nylander 2
David Perron 2 Assists Alexander Kerfoot 2
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Ville Husso .919 Save Percentage Jack Campbell .848
Ville Husso 34 Saves Jack Campbell 28
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
St. Louis 34 6 0-1 1-1 4 23
Toronto 37 3 0-1 1-1 4 37
Upcoming Games
  • Toronto will play their next game on the road against Montreal. The Maple Leafs have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • St. Louis will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Blues have a W/L % of .517 after a win and .700 after a loss.