TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (23-14-5 – 51 Points) vs
WINNIPEG JETS (22-16-3 – 47 Points)
THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2020
ON THE SCORESHEET
- William Nylander put the Maple Leafs on the board at 3:24 of the first period and later collected the secondary assist on Travis Dermott’s second period goal before scoring the sixth Toronto goal of the night at 8:45 of the third period. Nylander has goals (6) in five consecutive games, assists (5) in four consecutive games and points (6-5-11) in five consecutive games. Nylander is the first Maple Leaf to have a goal streak of at least five games since Auston Matthews (6 Games, 10 G; Oct. 3 – 13, 2018). Tonight’s game is Nylander’s fourth multi-goal and ninth multi-point performance of the season. The Maple Leafs are 7-1-2 when Nylander records multiple points.
- Kasperi Kapanen scored the second Toronto goal of the night at 9:00 of the first period and later recorded the primary assist on Pierre Engvall’s second period goal. Tonight’s game is Kapanen’s fifth multi-point game of the season. He has four points (2-2-4) over his last four games. He has recorded 18 (8 goals, 10 assists) of his 23 points on the road this season.
- Travis Dermott scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the game at 9:02 of the second period. Dermott has points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games. He has registered seven (3-4-7) of his eight points on the road this season.
- Pierre Engvall scored the fourth Toronto goal of the night at 9:37 of the second period. Engvall has three goals over his last five games played. He has recorded six points (2 goals, 4 assists) in 10 games against Western Conference opposition this season. He has three points (1-2-3) in five games against Central Division teams in 2019-20.
- Mitch Marner scored the fifth Maple Leafs goal of the game on the power play at 16:52 of the second period. Marner has points (1-2-3) in three consecutive games. He has registered 20 points (7 goals, 13 assists) over his last 13 games. He has seven career points (2-5-7) in six career games against Winnipeg and has recorded five points (2-3-5) in four career games on the road at Winnipeg.
- Adam Brooks registered the lone assist on Nylander’s first period goal. Brooks’ assist is his first career NHL point. He registered 16 points (8 goals, 8 assists) in 20 games with the Toronto Marlies (AHL) prior to his recall on December 27.
- Alex Kerfoot recorded the primary assist on Dermott’s second period goal and later recorded the primary assist on Nylander’s third period goal. Kerfoot has points (1-2-3) in two consecutive games. Tonight’s game is Kerfoot’s second multi-assist and fourth multi-point game of 2019-20. He has registered four points (1-3-4) over his last five games. The Maple Leafs are 9-2-1 when Kerfoot records at least one point.
- Jason Spezza collected the secondary assist on Engvall’s second period goal. Spezza has four points (1-3-4) over his last five games played. He has registered 12 (4-8-12) of his 16 points in 19 games played on the road.
- Tyson Barrie registered the primary assist on Marner’s second period goal. Barrie has assists (6) and points (1-6-7) in five consecutive games. Barrie has recorded 10 points (1 goal, 9 assists) in 14 games played since December 1. Toronto is 10-3-3 when Barrie registers a point.
- Auston Matthews had the secondary assist on Marner’s second period goal. Matthews has assists (3) and points (3-3-6) in three consecutive games. He has recorded 15 points (8 goals, 7 assists) over his last 10 games. He leads the Maple Leafs with 15 power play points (7-8-15).
- John Tavares picked up the secondary assist on Nylander’s third period goal. Tavares has assists (8) and points (3-8-11) in six consecutive games. In 15 games against Western Conference opponents in 2019-20, he has 13 points (7 goals, 6 assists). He has recorded 14 points (4 goals, 10 assists) in 14 career games on the road at Winnipeg.
- Frederik Andersen stopped 45 shots to earn his League-leading 21st win of 2019-20. His 45 saves and 48 shots faced establish new season-highs.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||8 (7)||9 (5)||11 (11)||–||28 (23)|
|WINNIPEG||14 (11)||23 (16)||11 (9)||–||48 (36)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||20 (19)||13 (7)||21 (20)||–||54 (46)|
|WINNIPEG||22 (18)||31 (24)||19 (15)||–||72 (57)|
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
|Record on the Road||13-10-0 (23 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg||34-19-1-8 (62 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg on the Road||17-10-0-5 (32 Games)|
|Record vs. Western Conference||11-5-0 (16 Games)|
|Record vs. Central Division||5-3-0 (8 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||7 (Tavares)|
|Faceoff Wins||9 (Spezza)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||100% (Engvall – 1 won, 0 lost)|
|Blocked Shots||3 (Holl, Marincin)|
|Power Play TOI||2:42 (Marner, Matthews, Tavares)|
|Shorthanded TOI||2:23 (Marincin)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||73.9% (Dermott – 17 for, 11 against)|
|Lead after 1||12-2-1|
|Lead after 2||16-1-2|
|Score one power play goal||9-3-3|
|Allow one power play goal||11-6-3|
|Outshot by opponent||11-9-3|
- The Maple Leafs went 1-for-2 on the penalty kill and 1-for-4 on the power play tonight.
- Toronto allowed 48 shots on goal, which is the most shots against the club has faced in 2019-20.
- The Maple Leafs’ line of Adam Brooks, Frederik Gauthier and Mason Marchment started 20 percent of their 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which was the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.
- Cody Ceci was on the ice for a team-high 25 Toronto shot attempts-for at 5-on-5 tonight. Ceci finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 67.6 percent (25 for, 12 against).
- Mason Marchment played in his first career NHL game.
- Jason Spezza went 5-for-5 (100%) in the faceoff circle when matched up with Winnipeg’s Blake Wheeler.
- John Tavares won 80 percent (4 won, 1 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs.
- Saturday, January 4, 7:00 p.m. vs. New York Islanders (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)
- Monday, January 6, 7:00 p.m. vs. Edmonton Oilers (TSN4, TSN 1050)
- Wednesday, January 8, 7:30 p.m. vs. Winnipeg Jets (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
- Sunday, January 12, 7:00 p.m. at Florida Panthers (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)
- Tuesday, January 14, 7:00 p.m. vs. New Jersey Devils (Sportsnet Ontario, TSN 1050)