“Morgan Rielly scored Toronto’s second goal of the night at 14:31 of the third period. Rielly has three goals over his last four games. He has recorded nine (3-6-9) of his 12 points on home ice this season. The Maple Leafs are 5-0-1 when he records a point in 2019-20.”

SAN JOSE SHARKS (4-6-1 – 9 Points) 1 vs. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (6-4-2 – 14 Points) 4

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2019

1 2 3 OT FINAL SAN JOSE 1 0 0 – 1 TORONTO 0 1 3 – 4

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Jake Muzzin put the Maple Leafs on the board at 19:58 of the second period. Muzzin has five points (1-4-5) over his last five games.
  • Morgan Rielly scored Toronto’s second goal of the night at 14:31 of the third period. Rielly has three goals over his last four games. He has recorded nine (3-6-9) of his 12 points on home ice this season. The Maple Leafs are 5-0-1 when he records a point in 2019-20.
  • Ilya Mikheyev collected the secondary assist on Muzzin’s second period goal and later scored the third Toronto goal into an empty net at 19:11 of the third period. Mikheyev has recorded four of his five assists on home ice this season. He leads NHL rookies in even-strength points (3-5-8). Tonight’s game is his third multi-point performance of the season.
  • Auston Matthews scored the fourth Maple Leafs goal of the game at 19:30 of the third period. Matthews led the Maple Leafs in shots on goal (6). He has recorded six or more shots on goal on four occasions this season and has recorded five goals in those games.
  • Jason Spezza registered the primary assist on Muzzin’s second period goal. Spezza has two assists over six games played this season. Both assists have come on home ice.
  • William Nylander had the lone assist on Rielly’s third period goal. Nylander has recorded at least one point in eight of Toronto’s 12 games this season. He has six assists in five career games against San Jose.
  • Mitch Marner recorded the lone assist on Mikheyev’s third period goal and later had the lone assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Marner has five assists over his last four games. Tonight’s game is his third multi-assist and fourth multi-point game of the season.
  • Frederik Andersen stopped 15 shots to earn the victory.

SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets) 1st 2nd 3rd OT TOTAL SAN JOSE 7 (7) 3 (3) 6 (4) – 16 (14) TORONTO 8 (7) 8 (7) 10 (8) – 27 (22)

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets) 1st 2nd 3rd OT TOTAL SAN JOSE 12 (11) 8 (8) 14 (10) – 34 (29) TORONTO 18 (15) 18 (13) 22 (16) – 58 (44)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Record at Home 4-2-2 (8 Games)
All-Time Record vs. San Jose 24-21-5-2 (52 Games)
All-Time Record vs. San Jose at Home 15-9-2-2 (28 Games)
Record vs. Western Conference 2-1-0 (3 Games)
Record vs. Pacific Division 1-0-0 (1 Game)
Tonight’s attendance 19,102

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
Shots 6 (Matthews)
Shot Attempts 8 (Muzzin)
Faceoff Wins 8 (Nylander)
Faceoff Win Percentage 89% (Nylander – 8 won, 1 lost)
Hits 2 (Ceci, Holl, Kapanen)
Blocked Shots 5 (Rielly)
Takeaways 2 (Marner)
TOI 26:02 (Rielly)
Power Play TOI 5:51 (Marner)
Shorthanded TOI 1:07 (Kapanen, Rielly)
Shifts 29 (Ceci, Muzzin, Rielly)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage 78.6% (Marner – 11 for, 3 against)

RECORD WHEN…
Opponent scores first 4-2-2
Trail after 1 3-3-0
Tied after 2 1-2-0
Do not score on the powerplay 3-2-1
Do not allow a powerplay goal 4-1-0
Outshooting opponent 4-1-0
Friday 2-0-0

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs went 1-for-1 on the penalty kill and 0-for-5 on the power play tonight.
  • – Toronto’s line of Frederik Gauthier, Nick Shore and Dmytro Timashov started 25.0 percent of their 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which was the lowest mark among Maple Leafs skaters.
  • Auston Matthews and William Nylander were on the ice for a team-high 23 Toronto shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Matthews finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 69.7 percent (23 for, 10 against), while Nylander had a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 76.7 percent (23 for, 7 against).
  • William Nylander was 6-for-6 (100%) in the faceoff circle when taking offensive zone draws.
    UPCOMING GAMES:
  • Saturday, October 26, 7:00 p.m. at Montreal Canadiens (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)
  • – Tuesday, October 29, 7:00 p.m. vs. Washington Capitals (TSN4, TSN 1050)
  • – Saturday, November 2, 7:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Flyers (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
  • – Tuesday, November 5, 7:30 p.m. vs. Los Angeles Kings (TSN4, TSN 1050) – Thursday, November 7, 7:30 p.m. vs. Vegas Golden Knights (Sportsnet Ontario, FAN 590)

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