MAPLE LEAFS PREGAME NOTES VS. FLYERS: “Morgan Rielly is tied for fourth among NHL defencemen in points (3-13-16). He is tied for third among NHL defencemen in even-strength points (3-8-11). His 25:32 TOI per game average is the fourth-highest mark in the NHL, while he ranks sixth in shifts per game (29.7).”

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (8-5-2 – 18 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (9-5-3 – 21 Points)

NOVEMBER 9, 2019 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

SCOTIABANK ARENA (TORONTO, ON) ▪
TV: SPORTSNET/HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA ▪

RADIO: TSN 1050

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus PHILADELPHIA

ALL-TIME RECORD:64-92-22-6 (184 Games)
ALL-TIME AT HOME:37-38-14-3 (92 Games)
2019-20:1-0-0
LAST FIVE:3-0-2
LAST TEN:5-3-2

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus PHILADELPHIA

GAMES PLAYED:John Tavares (45) Jason Spezza (41), Morgan Rielly (17)
GOALS:John Tavares (19), Jason Spezza (10), William Nylander (4)
ASSISTS:Jason Spezza (23), John Tavares (17), Morgan Rielly (10)
POINTS:John Tavares (36), Jason Spezza (33), Morgan Rielly (11)
PENALTY MINUTES:Jason Spezza (67), John Tavares (14), Jake Muzzin (10)

MAPLE LEAFS – FLYERS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOPHILADELPHIA
GOALS FOR (Rank):57 (t-5th)49 (15th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       53 (t-22nd)46 (t-12th)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):10/58 [17.2%] (21st)13/60 [21.7%] (t-9th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):48/62 [77.4%] (24th)36/43 [83.7%] (12th)
SHOTS (Rank):542 (8th)526 (13th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):713 (2nd)608 (18th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):51.8% (7th)54.5% (2nd)
FACEOFF % (Rank):53.0% (3rd)55.5% (1st)

MAPLE LEAFS – FLYERS NOTES

FIRST MATCHUP BETWEEN CLUBS:Jan. 24, 1968 vs. PHI (Philadelphia 2, Toronto 1)
ALL-TIME RECORD:64-92-22-6 (184 Games)
ALL-TIME RECORD AT HOME:37-38-14-3 (92 Games)
ALL-TIME RECORD ON THE ROAD:27-54-8-3 (92 Games)
LAST WIN VS. OPPONENT AT HOME:March 15, 2019 (Toronto 7, Philadelphia 6)

MAPLE LEAFS MILESTONES vs. FLYERS

Morgan Rielly100th career NHL point (Nov. 11, 2016 vs. PHI)
Jason SpezzaFirst career NHL goal (Oct. 29, 2002 (OTT) at PHI)
First goal as a Maple Leaf (Nov. 2, 2019 at PHI)
John Tavares500th career NHL game (March 21, 2016 (NYI) vs. PHI)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS13 (Matthews)
ASSISTS14 (Marner)
POINTS19 (Matthews)
POWER PLAY POINTS(Marner)
SHORTHANDED POINTS(Kapanen)
PIMs16 (Kerfoot)
SHOTS66 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%60.9% (Shore)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %56.2% (Nylander)
BLOCKED SHOTS34 (Ceci)
TAKEAWAYS24 (Marner)
HITS36 (Moore)
TOI PER GAME25:32 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:33 (Matthews, Rielly)
SH TOI PER GAME3:49 (Ceci)

MAPLE LEAFS NOTABLES

–      Frederik Andersen has made 12 career appearances against Philadelphia and has posted an 8-2-2 record with a 3.18 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage. He is 39-15-7 with a 2.38 goals-against average and a .927 save percentage in 62 career games during the month of November.

–      Tyson Barrie has been on the ice for 283 Toronto shot attempts this season, which ranks fourth among all NHL skaters in on-ice shot attempts for.

–      Cody Ceci is tied for 14th among NHL skaters in blocked shots (34). He ranks sixth among NHL skaters in shorthanded ice time (64:49).

–      Andreas Johnsson has nine points (3-6-9) in 11 games on home ice this season. He has four points (3-1-4) in four career games against the Flyers. 

–      Kasperi Kapanen has six points (3-3-6) in five games against Metropolitan Division opponents this season. He is one of five Maple Leafs to have recorded multiple shorthanded takeaways. 

–      Alex Kerfoot ranks second among Maple Leafs centres in hits (18). He is tied for second on the team in even-strength goals (4).

–      Mitch Marner is tied for 12th among NHLers in points (4-14-18) and sits eighth among NHL skaters in assists (14). He is tied for seventh among all NHL skaters in primary assists (10). He leads the NHL in takeaways (24).

–      Auston Matthews is tied for third in the NHL in goals (13) and is tied for second in the NHL in even-strength goals (9). He ranks fourth in the NHL in shots on goal (66) and is tied for second in the NHL in wrist shots (47). He leads the NHL in wrist shot goals (10).

–      Ilya Mikheyev leads all NHL skaters in shots on goal while shorthanded (9). He leads NHL rookies in shorthanded ice time (42:39).

–      Trevor Moore is the only NHL rookie to average at least 1:00 per game in power play ice time (1:27) and 1:00 per game in shorthanded ice time (2:02).

–      Jake Muzzin is tied for 16th among NHL skaters in shifts per game (28.4). He is the only Maple Leafs defenceman and one of eight NHL defencemen to have registered at least 30 hits (34) and 30 shots on goal (31).

–      William Nylander has taken his shots from an average distance of 26.1 feet from goal, which is the second-closest distance among Toronto skaters who have taken at least 35 shots this season. He ranks fourth among Maple Leafs in faceoff win percentage (53.6% – 59 won, 51 lost).

–      Morgan Rielly is tied for fourth among NHL defencemen in points (3-13-16). He is tied for third among NHL defencemen in even-strength points (3-8-11). His 25:32 TOI per game average is the fourth-highest mark in the NHL, while he ranks sixth in shifts per game (29.7).

–      John Tavares has won 59.5 percent (25 won, 17 lost) of his faceoffs when the Maple Leafs are on the power play and 51.6 percent (64 won, 60 lost) of his faceoffs at even-strength. He has 48 points (27 goals, 21 assists) in 48 games on home ice since joining the Maple Leafs. 

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Auston MatthewsHas goals (2) and points (2-1-3) in two consecutive games.

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Michael HutchinsonFour wins from 50 career NHL wins.
Andreas JohnssonOne game from 100 career NHL games played.
John TavaresFive assists from 400 career NHL assists.

RECENT MILESTONES

Tyson Barrie500th career NHL game (Nov. 5 vs. LAK)
Auston Matthews100th career NHL assist (Nov. 5 vs. LAK)

INJURY REPORT

Zach Hyman (Knee)On injured reserve.
 Man Games Lost: 37

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

November 8Loaned forward Nic Petan to the Toronto Marlies (AHL)
November 5Recalled forward Nic Petan from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).

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