MAPLE LEAFS AT FLYERS PREGAME NOTES: Kasperi Kapanen has a goal and an assist in two games against Philadelphia this season.- Leads the Maple Leafs in points recorded on the road this season (6 goals, 7 assists).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (13-11-4 – 30 Points) vs.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (15-7-5 – 35 Points)

DECEMBER 3, 2019 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

WELLS FARGO CENTER (PHILADELPHIA, PA) ▪
TV: TSN4 ▪ RADIO: TSN 1050

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus PHILADELPHIA

ALL-TIME RECORD:64-92-22-7 (185 Games)
ALL-TIME ON THE ROAD:27-54-8-3 (92 Games)
2019-20:1-0-1
LAST FIVE:3-0-2
LAST 10:4-3-3

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus PHILADELPHIA

GAMES PLAYED:John Tavares (46) Jason Spezza (41), Morgan Rielly (18)
GOALS:John Tavares (19), Jason Spezza (10), William Nylander (5)
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):92 (t-4th)82 (17th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       90 (t-25th)73 (6th)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):16/82 [19.5%] (13th)19/96 [19.8%] (12th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):66/88 [75.0%] (t-26th)66/77 [85.7%] (3rd)
SHOTS (Rank):950 (1st)894 (t-9th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):1452 (1st)1202 (t-13th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):53.8% (3rd)51.4% (9th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):52.7% (2nd)53.9% (1st)

MAPLE LEAFS – FLYERS NOTES

FIRST MATCHUP BETWEEN CLUBS:January 24, 1968 vs. Philadelphia (Philadelphia 2, Toronto 1)
ALL-TIME RECORD:64-92-22-7 (185 Games)
ALL-TIME RECORD AT HOME:37-38-14-4 (93 Games)
ALL-TIME RECORD ON THE ROAD:27-54-8-3 (92 Games)
LAST WIN VS. OPPONENT ON THE ROAD:November 2, 2019 (Toronto 4, Philadelphia 3 SO)

MAPLE LEAFS MILESTONES vs. FLYERS

Andreas Johnsson100th NHL game (Nov. 9, 2019 vs. PHI)
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
GOALS16 (Matthews)
ASSISTS17 (Rielly)
POINTS31 (Matthews)
POWER PLAY POINTS(Matthews)
SHORTHANDED POINTS(Kapanen)
PIMs18 (Kerfoot, Rielly)
SHOTS104 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%58.3% (Matthews)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %60.2% (Petan)
BLOCKED SHOTS52 (Ceci)
TAKEAWAYS24 (Marner)
HITS61 (Muzzin)
TOI PER GAME24:51 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:14 (Marner)
SH TOI PER GAME3:17 (Ceci)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

Frederik Andersen– Is 6-2-0 on the road this season with a 2.12 goals-against average and a .933 save percentage.
– Has an 8-2-3 record with a .910 save percentage and a 3.08 goals-against average in 13 career games against Philadelphia.- Tied for the NHL lead in wins (13).- Third in the NHL in saves (607) and tied for fourth in even-strength saves (494).
Tyson Barrie– 10th among NHL defencemen in shots on goal (74).
– Has four assists in seven career games at Philadelphia.   
Cody Ceci– Tied for sixth among NHL skaters in shorthanded time on ice (92:09).- Has started 181 shifts in the defensive zone, which is tied for the fifth-most defensive zone starts among all NHL skaters.
Frederik Gauthier– Has won 56.8 percent (83 won, 63 lost) of his defensive zone faceoffs.
Justin Holl– Has an unblocked shot attempt percentage of 55.5 percent at 5-on-5, which leads all Maple Leafs defencemen.
Michael Hutchinson– Ranks ninth among NHL goaltenders who have appeared in fewer than 10 games in saves (197).
Zach Hyman– Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 56.7 percent, which ranks fifth among Toronto skaters.
– Averaging 17:58 per game in ice time through nine games since returning from injury, which ranks fifth among Toronto forwards.
Kasperi Kapanen– Has a goal and an assist in two games against Philadelphia this season.- Leads the Maple Leafs in points recorded on the road this season (6 goals, 7 assists).
Auston Matthews– Eighth among NHL skaters in goals (16).- Tied for fifth among NHL skaters in even-strength goals (12).- Tied for 10th among NHL skaters in points (16-15-31).- One of nine NHL skaters with at least 100 shots on goal to this point of the season (104).- Has a pair of assists in two games against the Flyers this season.
Ilya Mikheyev– Second among NHL skaters in shorthanded shots on goal (10).- Second among NHL rookies in shots on goal (68).- Leads NHL rookies and is tied for second on the Maple Leafs in even-strength points (4-13-17).
Jake Muzzin– Tied for 10th among NHL defencemen in even-strength assists (9).- One of seven NHL defencemen and 18 NHL skaters to have registered at least 55 hits (61) and at least 50 shots on goal (58).
William Nylander– Has a goal and an assist in two games against the Flyers this season.- Recorded 13 points (8 goals, 5 assists) in 14 games during the month of November.- Has notched eight primary assists, which is tied for third among Toronto skaters.  
Morgan Rielly– Tied for 11th among NHL defencemen in points (3-17-20).- Tied for sixth among NHL defencemen in even-strength points
(3-12-15).- Tied for fourth among NHL defencemen in even-strength assists (12).- 11th among NHL skaters in TOI per game (24:51).- Tied for eighth among NHL skaters in shifts per game (28.8).- Has six assists in eight games against Metropolitan Division teams.
Jason Spezza– Averaged the fourth-most points per game (0.89) among Toronto skaters during the month of November (3-5-8; 9 GP).- Averaging 3.1 points per 60 minutes of ice time this season.
John Tavares– Has scored 19 career goals against the Flyers, which is tied for his third-highest goal total against a single opponent. – Has five points (2 goals, 3 assists) in five games against Metropolitan Division opposition this season.- Leads the Maple Leafs in faceoff wins (200). He is one of 36 NHLers to have won at least 200 faceoffs in 2019-20.- Leads the Maple Leafs in power play faceoffs won (53.8% – 42 won, 36 lost).

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Kasperi KapanenHas assists (3) in three consecutive games and points (2-3-5) in four consecutive games.
John TavaresHas goals (4) and points (4-2-6) in three consecutive games.

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Frederik AndersenThree wins from 200 career NHL wins.
Morgan RiellyTwo games from 500 career NHL games.

RECENT MILESTONES

John Tavares400th NHL assist (November 30 vs Buffalo)
  

INJURY REPORT

Mitch Marner (Ankle)On injured reserve.
Trevor Moore (Shoulder)On injured reserve.
 Man Games Lost: 59

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

November 29Loaned defenceman Martin Marincin to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).

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