“Auston Matthews is third in the NHL in goals (8) and is for second in the NHL lead in even-strength goals (6) through 11 games in 2019-20. He is tied for third among NHL skaters in shots on goal (43). He has won 57.9 percent (62 won, 45 lost) of his even-strength faceoffs.”

SAN JOSE SHARKS (4-5-1 – 9 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (5-4-2 – 12 Points)

OCTOBER 25, 2019 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

SCOTIABANK ARENA (TORONTO, ON) ▪
TV: SPORTSNET ONTARIO ▪ RADIO: SPORTSNET 590 THE FAN

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus SAN JOSE

ALL-TIME RECORD:23-21-5-2 (51 Games)
ALL-TIME at HOME:14-9-2-2 (27 Games)
2018-19:2-0-0
LAST FIVE:3-2-0
LAST 10:3-5-2

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus SAN JOSE

GAMES PLAYED:Jake Muzzin (29), Jason Spezza (22), Nick Shore (16)
GOALS:John Tavares (7), Auston Matthews (6), Jason Spezza (3)
ASSISTS:Jason Spezza (14), John Tavares (12), Jake Muzzin (8)
POINTS:John Tavares (19), Jason Spezza (17), Jake Muzzin (10)
PENALTY MINUTES:Jake Muzzin (31), Four players tied (6)

MAPLE LEAFS – SHARKS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOSAN JOSE
GOALS FOR (Rank):40 (3rd)28 (t-16th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       38 (t-28th)34 (23rd)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):8/32 [25.0%] (t-9th)9/35 [27.5%] (8th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):30/38 [78.9%] (20th)32/35 [91.4%] (1st)
SHOTS (Rank):367 (4th)287 (22nd)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):483 (1st)361 (20th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):52.9% (6th)49.5% (19th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):53.0% (5th)51.8% (7th)


MAPLE LEAFS – SHARKS NOTES

FIRST MATCHUP:November 4, 1991 (Toronto 4, San Jose 1)
ALL-TIME RECORD:23-21-5-2 (51 Games)
ALL-TIME RECORD AT HOME:14-9-2-2 (27 Games)
ALL-TIME RECORD ON THE ROAD:9-12-3-0 (24 Games)
LAST WIN VS. OPPONENT:November 28, 2018 in Toronto (Toronto 5, San Jose 3)

MAPLE LEAFS MILESTONES vs. SHARKS

Frederik Andersen:100th game as a Maple Leaf (Jan. 4, 2018 vs. SJS)
Cody Ceci:100th NHL point (Dec. 1, 2018 (OTT) vs. SJS)
Nick Shore:First career NHL point (Jan. 21, 2015 (LAK) at SJS)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS(Matthews)
ASSISTS(Marner, Rielly)
POINTS12 (Marner)
POWER PLAY POINTS(Marner)
SHORTHANDED POINTS(Kapanen)
PIMs12 (Johnsson)
SHOTS43 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%59.4% (Shore)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %62.5% (Petan)
BLOCKED SHOTS25 (Ceci)
TAKEAWAYS14 (Marner)
HITS25 (Moore)
TOI PER GAME25:01 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME2:58 (Matthews)
SH TOI PER GAME3:42 (Ceci)

MAPLE LEAFS NOTABLES

–      Frederik Andersen has made 15 career appearances against San Jose and posted a 5-8-1 record with a 2.66 goals-against average and a .924 save percentage. 

–      Tyson Barrie is one of four NHL defencemen to have been on the ice for over 190 shot attempts for. His 28 shots on goal are tied for the 10th-most among NHL defencemen.

–      Cody Ceci is tied for seventh in the NHL in blocked shots (25). He is fifth among NHL skaters in shorthanded time on ice (40:44).

–      Frederik Gauthier has started 5.0 percent of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the second-lowest mark among NHL centres who have appeared in multiple games behind teammate Nick Shore.

–      Andreas Johnsson has recorded seven points (2-5-7) in seven games on home ice this season. He has recorded 41 (20 goals, 21 assists) of his 53 career points at home.   

–      Kasperi Kapanen is one of three NHL right wingers (Rickard Rakell, Reilly Smith) to have recorded multiple shorthanded points this season. He is the only NHL right winger to have multiple shorthanded goals.  

–      Alex Kerfoot had three assists in three games against San Jose in 2018-19. The Maple Leafs have a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 52.9 percent when leading with Kerfoot on the ice, which is the highest percentage among Toronto centres who have appeared in each game this season.   

–      Mitch Marner is tied for sixth among NHL skaters in power play points (2-4-6). His 19:53 time on ice per game average is the fourth-highest average among NHL right wingers. His six primary assists are tied for the eighth-most in the NHL.

–      Auston Matthews is third in the NHL in goals (8) and is for second in the NHL lead in even-strength goals (6) through 11 games in 2019-20. He is tied for third among NHL skaters in shots on goal (43). He has won 57.9 percent (62 won, 45 lost) of his even-strength faceoffs.

–      Ilya Mikheyev ranks third in points among rookie skaters (3-4-7). He leads all rookies in shorthanded ice time (29:31)

–      Trevor Moore leads NHL rookies in hits (25) and is tied for sixth among NHL rookies in takeaways (6). He is one of four rookies with over 20 shots on goal (21).

–      Jake Muzzin is averaging 30.3 shifts per game, which is tied for highest average among all NHL skaters. He has been on the ice for the most 5-on-5 shot attempts-for among all NHL skaters (207).    

–      William Nylander has taken his shots from an average distance of 24.2 feet from goal, which is tied for the 13th-closest mark among NHL skaters who have recorded at least 20 shots on goal. 

–      Morgan Rielly is tied for third among NHL defencemen in points (2-9-11). His 25:01 time on ice per game average is the eighth-highest mark in the NHL He sits third in the NHL in shifts per game (30).

–      Nick Shore has the fourth-highest defensive zone faceoff win percentage (61.3% – 38 won, 24 lost) among NHL skaters who have won at least 30 defensive zone draws.

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Kasperi KapanenHas goals (2) and points (2-1-3) in two consecutive games.
William NylanderHas points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games.

RECENT MILESTONES

Frederik Andersen200th game as a Maple Leaf (Oct 21 vs. CBJ)
Kevin GravelFirst game as a Maple Leaf (Oct. 22 at BOS)
Dmytro TimashovFirst career NHL goal (Oct. 19 vs. BOS)

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Tyson BarrieFive games from 500 games played.
Michael HutchinsonFour wins from 50 career NHL wins.
Auston MatthewsThree assists from 100 career NHL assists.

INJURY REPORT

Travis Dermott (Shoulder)On injured reserve.
Zach Hyman (Knee)On injured reserve.
John Tavares (Finger)Sustained broken finger on Oct. 16 at WSH.
 Man Games Lost: 22

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

None 

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