LIGHTNING 7, MAPLE LEAFS 3

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING (2-1-1 – 5 Points)

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (2-2-1 – 5 Points)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2019

1 2 3 OT FINAL

TAMPA BAY 4 1 2 – 7

TORONTO 3 0 0 – 3

Brayden Point scored two goals in first game back from hip surgery

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Andreas Johnsson put the Maple Leafs on the board with a power play goal at 4:19 of the first period. Johnsson’s goal is his first of the season. He finished the 2018-19 season in a tie for third among rookie goal scorers (20).
  • John Tavares scored the second Toronto goal of the night at 7:46 of the first period. Tavares’ goal is his first of the 2019-20 season. He established a new career-high for goals in 2018-19 (47).
  • Auston Matthews registered the primary assist on Johnsson’s first period goal and later scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the game at 17:56 of the first period. Matthews’ assist is his first of the season after establishing a new career-high for assists last season (36). He has three multi-point performances through the first five games of 2019-20.
  • Mitch Marner had the secondary assist on Johnsson’s first period goal. Marner leads the Maple Leafs in power play points (1-3-4). – Justin Holl recorded the primary assist on Tavares’ first period goal. Holl’s point is his first of the 2019-20 season. He has four points (2-2-4) in 16 career NHL games.
  • Kasperi Kapanen picked up the secondary assist on Tavares’ first period goal. Kapanen had 44 points (20 goals, 24 assists) in 78 games last season.
  • Jake Muzzin notched the primary assist on Matthews’ first period goal. He has two assists through the first five games of the season.
  • William Nylander had the secondary assist on Matthews’ first period goal. Nylander has points (2-35) in five consecutive games.
  • Frederik Andersen stopped 21 shots in the loss.
  • Michael Hutchinson made five saves in relief of Andersen.
    SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
    1st 2nd 3rd OT TOTAL
  • TAMPA BAY 14 (7) 10 (10) 9 (9) – 33 (26)
  • TORONTO 13 (10) 11 (11) 4 (3) – 28 (24)
    SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
  • 1st 2nd 3rd OT TOTAL
  • TAMPA BAY 30 (16) 12 (12) 19 (19) – 61 (47)
  • TORONTO 19 (16) 26 (26) 13 (11) – 58 (53)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

  • The Maple Leafs are 1-2-1 at home this season.
  • – Toronto’s all-time record is 54-35-2-7 in 98 games against the Lightning and 28-18-1-3 in 50 games played in Toronto.
  • Toronto is 2-1-1 against the Eastern Conference this season and 1-1-1 against the Atlantic Division.
  • – Tonight’s attendance was 19,387.
    MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
    Shots 6 (Matthews)
    Shot Attempts 10 (Matthews)
    Faceoff Wins 7 (Tavares)
    Faceoff Win Percentage 100% (Moore – 1 won, 0 lost)
    Hits 3 (Muzzin)
    Blocked Shots 4 (Moore)
    Takeaways 2 (Moore)
    TOI 23:42 (Muzzin)
    Power Play TOI 2:22 (Matthews)
    Shorthanded TOI 3:42 (Ceci)
    Shifts 30 (Muzzin)
    5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage 65.5% (Matthews – 19 for, 10 against)

RECORD WHEN…

  • The Maple Leafs were 1-for-3 on the penalty kill and 1-for-2 on the power play tonight. Toronto is 0-10 when allowing multiple power play goals this season and 1-1-1 when scoring one power play goal.
  • – Toronto is 1-2-1 when their opponent scores the first goal of the game. – The Maple Leafs are 1-1-0 when trailing after one period and 0-1-0 when trailing after two periods. 7
  • – Toronto is 0-1-1 when outshot by their opponent. – The Maple Leafs are 0-1-0 in Thursday games.

OF NOTE…

  • Toronto’s line of Alexander Kerfoot, Ilya Mikheyev and Trevor Moore were the lone Maple Leafs to not start a 5-on-5 shift in the offensive zone.
  • – Auston Matthews was 3-for-3 (100%) in the faceoff circle when matched up with Tampa Bay centre Anthony Cirelli.
  • Jake Muzzin was on the ice for a team-high 21 Toronto shot attempts-for at 5-on-5. Muzzin finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 46.7 percent (21 for, 24 against).
    UPCOMING GAMES:
  • 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)
  • – Saturday, October 19, 7:00 p.m. vs. Boston Bruins (Sportsnet, FAN 590) – Monday, October 21, 7:00 p.m. vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (Sportsnet Ontario, FAN 590)

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