The Staal brothers cited their religious beliefs as the reasoning behind the decision.
No. 4 UConn faces No. 8 Arkansas with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line.
Connor McDavid has taken his game to a whole new level this season.
It hasn't been all doom and gloom for the Leafs since pushing their chips in at the deadline, but they've yet to look like the contender they hope to be.