Auston Matthews had two goals and an assist Tuesday. He has 36 goals in 46 career games during the month of October. Matthews has points (4-1-5) in three consecutive games. He has registered 14 points (10-4-14) in nine home games this season.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS (9-2-3 – 21 Points) 4 vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (6-5-3 – 15 Points) 3. (OT)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2019

 123OTFINAL
WASHINGTON11114
TORONTO11103

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY


ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Andreas Johnsson opened the scoring for the Maple Leafs at 0:40 of the first period. His goal is the fastest goal to open a game scored by the Maple Leafs this season (Previous: 4:37 – Kapanen, Oct. 16 at WSH). Johnsson has goals (2) in two consecutive games. He has three points (1-2-3) in four games against Metropolitan Division opponents this season.
  • Auston Matthews had the lone assist on Johnsson’s first period goal and later scored Toronto’s second goal of the night at 19:27 of the second period. He scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the game at 1:46 of the third period. Tonight’s game is Matthews’ third multi-goal game of the season and fifth multi-point game of the season. He has 36 goals in 46 career games during the month of October. Matthews has points (4-1-5) in three consecutive games. He has registered 14 points (10-4-14) in nine home games this season.
  • Tyson Barrie registered the primary assist on Matthews’ second period goal. Barrie has registered all five of his assists on home ice against Eastern Conference opponents this season.
  • Morgan Rielly collected the secondary assist on Matthews’ second period goal. Rielly has assists (2) in two consecutive games and points (1-2-3) in three consecutive games. He has four assists in four games against Metropolitan Division opponents this season.
  • William Nylander recorded the primary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. He has four points (1-3-4) over his last five games. He has seven points (3-4-7) in nine home games this season.
  • Mitch Marner had the secondary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Marner has assists (4) in three consecutive games. He has five points (2-3-5) in four games against Metropolitan Division opponents this season.
  • Frederik Andersen stopped 30 shots in the overtime loss.

SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
WASHINGTON7 (3)8 (7)13 (10)6 (0)34 (20)
TORONTO7 (4)10 (6)9 (4)0 (0)26 (14)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
WASHINGTON13 (7)15 (11)22 (16)11 (0)61 (34)
TORONTO16 (6)24 (15)16 (10)0 (0)56 (31)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Record on the Road4-2-3 (9 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Washington63-71-10-5 (149 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Washington at Home38-27-6-2 (73 Games)
Record vs. Eastern Conference4-4-3 (11 Games)
Record vs. Metropolitan Division1-1-2 (4 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots4 (Matthews, Nylander)
Shot Attempts(Marner, Rielly)
Faceoff Wins15 (Kerfoot)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Mikheyev, Nylander – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Moore)
Blocked Shots(Holl)
Takeaways(Mikheyev, Rielly)
TOI32:38 (Rielly)
Power Play TOI10:10 (Rielly)
Shorthanded TOI7:12 (Ceci)
Shifts32 (Rielly)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage66.7% (Muzzin – 2 for, 1 against)

RECORD WHEN…

Scoring first2-1-1
Tied after 11-1-2
Tied after 21-3-1
Score 1 power play goal1-2-2
Allow multiple power play goals0-1-1
Outshot by opponent1-3-3
Tuesday1-1-1

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs went 5-for-7 on the penalty kill and 1-for-8 on the power play tonight.
  • Alex Kerfoot won 67 percent (8 won, 4 lost) of his faceoffs when matched up with Washington centre Nicklas Backstrom.
  • Morgan Rielly was on the ice for a team-high 18 Toronto shot attempts-for. He finished the game with a shot attempt percentage of 51.4 percent (18 for, 17 against).
  • Nick Shore won 75 percent (6 won, 2 lost) of his defensive zone faceoffs.
  • Jason Spezza was the lone Maple Leaf to not start a 5-on-5 shift in the offensive zone.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • 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)
  • Sunday, November 10, 7:00 p.m. at Chicago Blackhawks (Sportsnet, FAN 590)

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