EDMONTON OILERS (23-17-5 – 51 Points) vs.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (24-15-5 – 53 Points)
MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Jason Spezza put the Maple Leafs on the board at 2:24 of the second period. Spezza has two points (1-1-2) over his last three games played. He has eight points (3 goals, 5 assists) in 14 games against Western Conference opponents.
- Frederik Gauthier scored Toronto’s second goal of the night at 16:22 of the second period. Gauthier has scored four of his five goals on home ice this season. He has two goals in two games against the Oilers in 2019-20.
- Pierre Engvall registered the primary assist on Spezza’s second period goal and later had the third Maple Leafs goal of the game at 19:13 of the second period. Engvall has goals (3) and points (3-1-4) in three consecutive games. He has five points (2-3-5) in six games against Pacific Division teams. Tonight’s game is his second career multi-point game (Previous: Dec. 14 at EDM).
- Auston Matthews scored Toronto’s fourth goal of the night on the power play at 13:18 of the third period. Matthews has goals (2) in two consecutive games and points (5-4-9) in five consecutive games. In 21 games on home ice this season, he has recorded 34 points (22 goals, 12 assists). He has 19 points (11-8-19) in 17 games against Western Conference opposition.
- Mason Marchment recorded the primary assist on Gauthier’s second period goal. Marchment’s assist is his first career NHL point. He had two goals and two assists in 11 games with the Toronto Marlies (AHL) prior to his recall on January 1.
- Adam Brooks had the secondary assist on Gauthier’s second period goal. Brooks has two assists over his last two games played. He has 16 points (8 goals, 8 assists) in 20 games with the Toronto Marlies this season.
- Justin Holl notched the primary assist on Engvall’s second period goal. Holl has assists (2) in two consecutive games. He has recorded four of his 12 assists in nine games against Pacific Division teams.
- Kasperi Kapanen collected the secondary assist on Spezza’s second period goal and later added the secondary assist on Engvall’s second period goal. Kapanen has assists (4) and points (1-4-5) in three consecutive games. Tonight’s game is his second multi-assist and sixth multi-point game of 2019-20. He has seven points (2-5-7) in six games since the Christmas break.
- Tyson Barrie registered the primary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Barrie has eight points (1-7-8) over his last seven games played. He has 11 points (1-10-11) in 15 games since December 1.
- Mitch Marner had the secondary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Marner has assists (3) in two consecutive games and points (1-5-6) in four consecutive games. He has 23 points (7 goals, 16 assists) in 15 games since returning from injury on December 4 vs. Colorado.
- Frederik Andersen stopped 16 of the 19 shots he faced in 25:34 of action.
- Michael Hutchinson stopped 13 of 16 shots in relief of Andersen.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|EDMONTON||17 (16)||9 (9)||9 (4)||–||35 (29)|
|TORONTO||11 (10)||18 (12)||7 (4)||–||36 (26)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|EDMONTON||33 (24)||13 (13)||19 (10)||–||65 (47)|
|TORONTO||15 (14)||30 (21)||13 (9)||–||58 (44)|
NO PLACE LIKE HOME
|Record at Home||11-5-5 (21 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Edmonton||52-43-8-1 (104 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Edmonton at Home||29-18-2-0 (49 Games)|
|Record vs. Western Conference||11-6-0 (17 Games)|
|Record vs. Pacific Division||6-3-0 (9 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shots||5 (Barrie, Matthews)|
|Shot Attempts||7 (Barrie, Hyman, Matthews)|
|Faceoff Wins||13 (Tavares)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||100% (Kerfoot – 6 won, 0 lost;|
Engvall – 2 won, 0 lost)
|Blocked Shots||5 (Marincin)|
|TOI||24:08 (Barrie, Rielly)|
|Power Play TOI||3:24 (Five players tied)|
|Shorthanded TOI||5:55 (Ceci)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||77.8% (Gauthier – 7 for, 2 against)|
|Opponent scores first||8-10-4|
|Trail after 1||3-8-2|
|Trail after 2||2-9-2|
|Score one power play goal||9-4-3|
|Allow one power play goal||11-7-3|
|Outshot by opponent||11-5-2|
- The Maple Leafs went 4-for-5 on the penalty kill and 1-for-4 on the power play tonight.
- Toronto forwards Pierre Engvall and Kasperi Kapanen started 14.3 percent of their 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which was the lowest mark among Maple Leafs.
- Tyson Barrie was on the ice for a team-high 26 Toronto shot attempts-for at 5-on-5 tonight. Barrie finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 66.7 percent (26 for, 13 against).
- Martin Marincin tied his career-high for blocked shots (5).
- John Tavares won 78 percent (7 won, 2 lost) of his faceoffs in the defensive zone.
- 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)
- Thursday, January 16, 7:00 p.m. vs. Calgary Flames (TSN4, FAN 590)
- Saturday, January 18, 7:00 p.m. vs. Chicago Blackhawks (Sportsnet, FAN 590)