Jeff Petry’s penalty shot goal in the third period is the first penalty shot goal conceded by Toronto since Feb. 14, 2017 (Jason Chimera, New York Islanders).

MONTREAL CANADIENS (1-0-1 – 3 Points) 6 . TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (2-0-1 – 5 Points) 5 (SO)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2019

1 2 3 OT SO FINAL MONTREAL 1 0 4 0 1 6 TORONTO 2 1 2 0 0 5

GAME SUMMARY | EVENT SUMMARY | FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Auston Matthews put the Maple Leafs on the board with a goal at 5:57 of the first period and later scored Toronto’s fifth goal of the night at 18:45 of the third period. Matthews has goals (5) in three consecutive games to open the season. His 12 career goals against Montreal ties his highest goal total against a single opponent (Ottawa).
  • Alex Kerfoot scored Toronto’s second goal of the night at 15:54 of the first period and later picked up the secondary assist on Trevor Moore’s second period goal before adding a secondary assist on William Nylander’s third period goal. Kerfoot’s goal is his first goal as a Maple Leaf. Tonight’s game is his first multi-point game of the season. Kerfoot had 11 multi-point games in 2018-19. Tonight’s three-point performance ties his career-high for points in a game.
  • Trevor Moore had the lone assist on Kerfoot’s first period goal and later scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the night at 1:29 of the second period. Tonight’s game is Moore’s second career multi-point game (Previous: March 4, 2019 at CGY).
  • William Nylander scored Toronto’s fourth goal of the game on the power play at 5:16 of the second period. Nylander has points (1-2-3) in three consecutive games to begin the season. He has 24 points (8-16-24) in 24 career games during the month of October.
  • Morgan Rielly registered the primary assist on Matthews’ first period goal. Rielly has assists (5) in three consecutive games to open the season. He leads all NHL defencemen in assists.
  • Cody Ceci collected the secondary assist on Matthews’ first period goal. Ceci has points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games. – Ilya Mikheyev registered the primary assist on Moore’s second period goal. Mikheyev has registered all three of his points (1-2-3) on home ice this season.
  • Tyson Barrie registered the primary assist on Nylander’s third period goal and later had the lone assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Barrie has two multi-assist performances through three games to begin the season.
  • Mitch Marner had the secondary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Marner has assists (3) and points (2-3-5) in three consecutive games.
  • Michael Hutchinson stopped 37 shots between regulation and overtime.
  • IN THE SHOOTOUT
  • Auston Matthews: Stopped (2019-20: 0/1)
  • – Mitch Marner: Stopped (2019-20: 0/1)
  • – John Tavares: Missed (2019-20: 0/1)
  • – Michael Hutchinson: 1/2 (2019-20: 1/2)
    SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
    1st 2nd 3rd OT TOTAL
  • MONTREAL 11 (10) 10 (10) 12 (11) 9 (0) 42 (31)
  • TORONTO 12 (9) 12 (8) 9 (5) 4 (0) 37 (22)
  • SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets) 1st 2nd 3rd OT TOTAL MONTREAL 22 (20) 19 (19) 24 (19) 12 (0) 77 (58) TORONTO 23 (15) 23 (15) 17 (12) 5 (0) 68 (42)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

  • The Maple Leafs are 1-0-1 at home this season.
  • – Toronto’s all-time record is 300-341-88-16 in 745 games against the Canadiens and 190-128-45-10 in 373 games played in Toronto.
  • – Toronto is 2-0-1 against the Eastern Conference this season and 1-0-1 against the Atlantic Division.
  • – Tonight’s attendance was 19,547.
    MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
    Shots 5 (Marner)
    Shot Attempts 8 (Marner)
    Faceoff Wins 12 (Tavares)
    Faceoff Win Percentage 75% (Shore – 9 won, 3 lost)
    Hits 4 (Muzzin)
    Blocked Shots 6 (Ceci)
    Takeaways 3 (Rielly)
    TOI 27:08 (Muzzin)
    Power Play TOI 5:09 (Rielly)
    Shorthanded TOI 3:21 (Muzzin)
    Shifts 32 (Barrie, Rielly)
    5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage 65.0% (Moore – 13 for, 7 against)

RECORD WHEN…

  • The Maple Leafs were 2-for-3 on the penalty kill and 1-for-5 on the power play tonight. Toronto is 1-01 when allowing one power play goal this season and 1-0-1 when scoring one power play goal.
  • – Toronto is 1-0-1 when allowing the first goal of the game.
  • – The Maple Leafs are 1-0-1 when leading after one period and 2-0-1 when leading after two periods.
  • – Toronto is 0-0-1 when outshot by their opponent.
  • – The Maple Leafs are 0-0-1 in Saturday games.
    OF NOTE…
  • Jeff Petry’s penalty shot goal in the third period is the first penalty shot goal conceded by Toronto since February 14, 2017 (Jason Chimera, New York Islanders).
  • – Martin Marincin and Rasmus Sandin were the lone Maple Leafs to not start a 5-on-5 shift in the offensive zone.
  • – Jake Muzzin was on the ice for a team-high 18 Toronto shot attempts-for at 5-on-5. Muzzin finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 40.91 percent (18 for, 26 against). – Nick Shore won 88 percent (7 won, 1 lost) of his defensive zone faceoffs tonight.
    UPCOMING GAMES:
  • Monday, October 7, 7:00 p.m. vs. St. Louis Blues (TSN4, TSN 1050)
  • – Thursday, October 10, 7:00 p.m. vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (Sportsnet Ontario, FAN 590)
  • – Saturday, October 12, 7:00 p.m. at Detroit Red Wings (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)
  • – Tuesday, October 15, 7:00 p.m. vs. Minnesota Wild (TSN4, FAN 590)
  • – Wednesday, October 16, 7:00 p.m. at Washington Capitals (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)

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