The Leafs had a stop in Carolina Wednesday evening, and came out with a 5-2 loss to the Canes.

John Tavares and Kasperi Kapanen scored the Toronto goals.  Freddie Andersen stopped 40 of 43 shots (two were empty-net goals).

Former Leafs goaltender Curtis McElhinney got the win for Carolina.

The Leafs next action is 7:00p.m Friday night at Columbus Blue Jackets (TSN4, TSN 1050).