TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (6-5-2 – 14 Points) vs.
MONTREAL CANADIENS (5-4-2 – 12 Points)
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2019
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Jake Muzzin put the Maple Leafs on the board at 19:44 of the first period. Muzzin has goals (2) in two consecutive games. He has six points (2-4-6) over his last six games. Eight (2-6-8) of Muzzin’s nine points have come against Eastern Conference opponents this season.
- Andreas Johnsson scored Toronto’s second goal of the night at 5:52 of the second period. Johnsson has four points (1-3-4) over his last five games. He has six points (4-2-6) in seven career games against the Canadiens.
- Mitch Marner recorded the primary assist on Muzzin’s first period goal. Marner has assists (3) in two consecutive games. He has five assists over his last five games. His nine primary assists are tied for the third-most primary assists in the NHL.
- Ilya Mikheyev collected the secondary assist on Muzzin’s first period goal. Mikheyev has points (1-2-3) in two consecutive games. He has two assists in two games against the Canadiens this season. In seven games against Atlantic Division opponents, Mikheyev has seven points (2-5-7).
- Auston Matthews registered the primary assist on Johnsson’s second period goal. Matthews has points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games. He has five points (2-3-5) over his last five games. He has 17 points (12-5-17) in 13 career games against Montreal.
- Morgan Rielly had the secondary assist on Johnsson’s second period goal. Rielly has points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games. He has two assists in two games against Montreal this season.
- Michael Hutchinson stopped 33 shots in the loss.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||5 (5)||15 (14)||11 (11)||–||31 (30)|
|MONTREAL||19 (15)||9 (8)||10 (9)||–||38 (32)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||10 (10)||28 (24)||19 (19)||–||57 (53)|
|MONTREAL||34 (28)||16 (15)||15 (14)||–||65 (57)|
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
|Record on the Road||2-3-0 (5 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Montreal||300-342-88-16 (746 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Montreal on the Road:||110-214-43-6 (373 Games)|
|Record vs. Eastern Conference:||4-4-2|
|Record vs. Atlantic Division:||3-3-1|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||7 (Barrie)|
|Faceoff Wins||10 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||100% (Marner, Nylander – 1 won, 0 lost)|
|Hits||5 (Kapanen, Moore)|
|Blocked Shots||3 (Muzzin, Timashov)|
|Takeaways||1 (Barrie, Shore)|
|Power Play TOI||1:04 (Kerfoot, Matthews, Rielly)|
|Shorthanded TOI||2:48 (Ceci)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||56.7% (Holl – 17 for, 13 against)|
|Opponent scores first||4-3-2|
|Trail after 1||3-4-0|
|Tied after 2||1-3-0|
|Do not score on the powerplay||3-3-1|
|Allow 1 powerplay goal||2-3-2|
|Outshot by opponent||1-3-2|
- The Maple Leafs went 1-for-2 on the penalty kill and 0-for-2 on the power play tonight.
- Toronto’s line of Frederik Gauthier, Nick Shore and Dmytro Timashov were the lone Maple Leafs to not start a 5-on-5 shift in the offensive zone.
- Cody Ceci was on the ice for a team-high 22 Toronto shot attempts-for. He finished the game with a shot attempt percentage of 51.2 percent (22 for, 21 against).
- Alex Kerfoot won 60 percent (6 won, 4 lost) of his faceoffs when matched up with Montreal centre Max Domi.
- Nick Shore won 67 percent (4 won, 2 lost) of his defensive zone faceoffs.
- 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)
- Saturday, November 9, 7:00 p.m. vs. Philadelphia Flyers (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)