TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (16-14-4 – 36 Points) vs.
EDMONTON OILERS (18-13-4 – 40 Points)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2019
ON THE SCORESHEET
- 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)
|TORONTO||13 (13)||9 (9)||10 (10)||–||32 (32)|
|EDMONTON||12 (12)||11 (10)||14 (12)||–||37 (34)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||22 (22)||19 (19)||13 (13)||–||54 (54)|
|EDMONTON||20 (20)||18 (16)||24 (21)||–||62 (57)|
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
|Record on the Road||9-10-0 (19 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Edmonton||52-42-8-1 (103 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Edmonton on the Road:||23-25-6-1 (55 Games)|
|Record vs. Western Conference||9-5-0 (14 Games)|
|Record vs. Pacific Division||6-2-0 (8 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shots||5 (Matthews, Tavares)|
|Shot Attempts||8 (Hyman)|
|Faceoff Wins||14 (Tavares)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||100% (Gauthier, Mikheyev – 1 won, 0 lost)|
|Blocked Shots||3 (Muzzin)|
|Power Play TOI||1:00 (Five players tied)|
|Shorthanded TOI||1:22 (Hyman, Marner)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||64.1% (Tavares – 25 for, 14 against)|
|Lead after 1||7-2-1|
|Lead after 2||12-1-2|
|Score one power play goal||6-3-2|
|Allow one power play goal||5-6-3|
|Outshot by opponent||8-9-3|
- 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 Engvall, Alex 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)