Tied at three with the overtime clock winding down a shootout was enevitable. After much deliberation at the bench Coach Wilson finally decides on the shootout order...John Mitchell missed on the first attempt, Andy McDonald quickly answered with a goal on Vesa, and Leafs fans were feeling deja vu all over again with the third period lead squandered. Then Grab-o tried the one-hander but Legace wasn't having it. Former Leaf Brad Boyes also failed. With the game on the line Kubina strolls down and places a perfect shot top cheese, ringing it off the bar.
Paul Kariya then missed setting up my boy Luke Schenn for his first shootout attempt ever. With the crowd chanting his name and the game on the line, Luke looked a little nervous missing the puck and half-stumbling to startoff but he shook it off and continued down on the vetran Manny Legace. The 19 year old pulled the puck back and forth a few times before leaning to his backhand, Legace bought it, so SuperSchenn wheeled it back and popped it in short side...the crowed goes nuts....the chatroom goes nuts...LeafLand goes nuts. Vesa then stopped T.J Oshie to win the game.
Schenn finished a +3 and third star and Leaf management finished with a tough decision on they're hands...
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