MAPLE LEAFS 4, OILERS 1 NOTES: Frederik Andersen stopped 36 shots to earn his 16th win of the season and the 200th of his NHL career.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (16-14-4 – 36 Points) vs.

EDMONTON OILERS (18-13-4 – 40 Points)



GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY


  • Alex Kerfoot opened the scoring for the Maple Leafs at 4:38 of the first period and later registered the primary assist on Ilya Mikheyev’s second period goal. Tonight’s game is Kerfoot’s third multi-point game of the season. He has seven points (5 goals, 2 assists) in six career games against the Oilers.
  • Ilya Mikheyev scored the second Toronto goal of the game at 5:27 of the second period. Mikheyev has registered 12 (3-9-12) of his 18 points on the road this season. He has six points (2-4-6) in eight games against Pacific Division opponents.
  • Frederik Gauthier scored the Maple Leafs’ third goal of the night at 13:49 of the third period. Gauthier has three goals and three assists in 30 games played this season.
  • Mitch Marner scored Toronto’s fourth goal of the game on the power play into an empty net 18:39 of the third period. Marner has goals (2) in two consecutive games and points (2-5-7) in four consecutive games. He has eight points (2 goals, 6 assists) in six games against Pacific Division teams this season.
  • Pierre Engvall registered the primary assist on Kerfoot’s first period goal and later had the secondary assist on Mikheyev’s second period goal. Tonight’s game is Engvall’s first career multi-assist and multi-point night. He has three assists over his last four games.
  • Morgan Rielly collected the secondary assist on Kerfoot’s first period goal. Rielly has 11 assists in 19 road games this season. He has eight points (1 goal, 7 assists) in 14 games against Western Conference teams this season.
  • Dmytro Timashov had the lone assist on Gauthier’s third period goal. Timashov has two goals and five assists in 22 games played this season. He has registered three points (1-2-3) in his last six games played.
  • Zach Hyman recorded the lone assist on Marner’s empty net goal. Hyman has five points (4-1-5) over his last five games. He has seven points (6-1-7) in eight games against Western Conference opponents in 2019-20.
  • Frederik Andersen stopped 36 shots to earn his 16th win of the season. Tonight’s victory is Andersen’s 200th career NHL win.

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

TORONTO13 (13)9 (9)10 (10)32 (32)
EDMONTON12 (12)11 (10)14 (12)37 (34)

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

TORONTO22 (22)19 (19)13 (13)54 (54)
EDMONTON20 (20)18 (16)24 (21)62 (57)


Record on the Road9-10-0 (19 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Edmonton52-42-8-1 (103 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Edmonton on the Road:23-25-6-1 (55 Games)
Record vs. Western Conference9-5-0 (14 Games)
Record vs. Pacific Division6-2-0 (8 Games)


Shots5 (Matthews, Tavares)
Shot Attempts(Hyman)
Faceoff Wins14 (Tavares)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Gauthier, Mikheyev – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits4 (Muzzin)
Blocked Shots(Muzzin)
TOI27:01 (Muzzin)
Power Play TOI1:00 (Five players tied)
Shorthanded TOI1:22 (Hyman, Marner)
Shifts31 (Holl)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage64.1% (Tavares – 25 for, 14 against)


Scoring first9-3-1
Lead after 17-2-1
Lead after 212-1-2
Score one power play goal6-3-2
Allow one power play goal5-6-3
Outshot by opponent8-9-3


  • The Maple Leafs went 1-for-2 on the penalty kill and went 1-for-1 on the power play tonight.
  • At 12:53 of the second period in tonight’s game, a video review was initiated to determine how the puck entered the Edmonton net. Video review confirmed the puck went under the Edmonton net, therefore, did not enter in a legal fashion. The original call was upheld – No goal Toronto
  • Toronto’s line of Pierre EngvallAlex Kerfoot and Ilya Mikheyev started 16.7 percent of their 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which was the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.
  • Jake Muzzin was on the ice for a team-high 28 Toronto shot attempts-for at 5-on-5 tonight. Muzzin finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 54.9 percent (28 for, 23 against).
  • John Tavares was 6-for-10 (60%) in the faceoff circle when taking defensive zone draws.


  • Tuesday, December 17, 7:00 p.m. vs. Buffalo Sabres (TSN4, TSN 1050)
  • Friday, December 20, 7:00 p.m. at New York Rangers (Sportsnet Ontario, FAN 590)
  • Saturday, December 21, 7:00 p.m. vs. Detroit Red Wings (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
  • Monday, December 23, 2:00 p.m. vs. Carolina Hurricanes (Sportsnet Ontario, FAN 590)
  • Friday, December 27, 7:00 p.m. at New Jersey Devils (Sportsnet Ontario, TSN 1050)

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