Leafs drop Wings in shootout in front of record 105,491 at Big House

Discussion in 'Hockey Talk' started by Sportsguy, Jan 2, 2014.

  1. Sportsguy

    Sportsguy AKA-Sportsguy9695

    A lot of winter. Very little classic hockey.

    Light snow swirled down in the Big House, making it tough to push the puck through piles of the white stuff on a sheet of ice where football is usually played.

    Teeth-chattering temperatures and a brisk wind were factors, too, that made the NHL's Winter Classic much more of an event than a game.

    Tyler Bozak scored the winning shootout goal andJonathan Bernier made two saves in the heart-pounding final moments, lifting Toronto to a 3-2 victory over Detroit on Wednesday in front of 105,491 fans -- the largest crowd to watch a hockey game.

    "I was just lucky to get a stick on it and keep it low enough," Bozak said.

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