JETS AT MAPLE LEAFS PREGAME NOTES: Mitch Marner is averaging 1.24 points per game, 11th among NHLers who have played in at least 30 games.- Averaging 1.26 primary assists per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, tied for sixth among NHLers who have appeared in at least 30 games.- Tied for 13th in primary assists (18). His 18 primary assists are tied for the most among NHLers who have appeared in fewer than 40 games.- Second in takeaways (50).- 13th among forwards in shifts per game (25.1).

WINNIPEG JETS (23-16-4 – 50 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (24-15-5 – 53 Points)

JANUARY 8, 2020 ▪ 7:30 PM EST

SCOTIABANK ARENA (TORONTO, ON) ▪
TV: SPORTSNET ▪ RADIO: SPORTSNET 590 THE FAN

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus WINNIPEG

ALL-TIME RECORD:34-19-1-8 (62 Games)
ALL-TIME AT HOME:17-9-1-3 (30 Games)
2019-20:1-0-0
LAST FIVE:4-1-0
LAST 10:6-3-1

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus WINNIPEG

GAMES PLAYED:Jason Spezza (49), Tyson Barrie (28), John Tavares (27)
GOALS:Jason Spezza (15), John Tavares (9), William Nylander (5)
ASSISTS:Jason Spezza (36), John Tavares (21), Tyson Barrie (12)
POINTS:Jason Spezza (51), John Tavares (30), Tyson Barrie (14)
PENALTY MINUTES:John Tavares (23), Jason Spezza (20), Tyson Barrie (13)

MAPLE LEAFS – JETS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOWINNIPEG
GOALS FOR (Rank):158 (t-2nd)131 (18th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       139 (t-19th)130 (13th)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):29/119 [24.4%] (t-5th)26/128 [20.3%] (13th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):97/128 [75.7%] (26th)78/108 [72.2%] (31st)
SHOTS (Rank):1472 (4th)1342 (19th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):2239 (3rd)1871 (21st)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):52.6% (5th)47.9% (24th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):52.6% (3rd)50.4% (t-12th)

MAPLE LEAFS – JETS NOTES

FIRST MATCHUP BETWEEN CLUBS:October 27, 1999 (Toronto 4, Atlanta 0)
ALL-TIME RECORD:34-19-1-8 (62 Games)
ALL-TIME RECORD AT HOME:17-9-1-3 (30 Games)
ALL-TIME RECORD ON THE ROAD:17-10-0-5 (32 Games)
LAST WIN VS. OPPONENT AT HOME:October 27, 2018 (Toronto 3, Winnipeg 2)

MAPLE LEAFS MILESTONES vs. JETS

Adam BrooksFirst NHL point (Assist) (January 2, 2020 at WPG)
Cody Ceci200th NHL game (March 30, 2016 (OTT) at WPG)
Michael HutchinsonFirst NHL game (April 7, 2014 (WPG) vs. MIN)
Appeared in 102 Games for WPG from 2014-18 with a record of 43-39-11
Mason MarchmentFirst NHL game (January 2, 2020 at WPG)
Martin Marincin100th NHL game (December 2, 2015 at WPG)
Jake Muzzin100th NHL assist (January 14, 2017 (LAK) vs. WPG)
William Nylander200th NHL point (Goal) (January 2, 2020 at WPG)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS29 (Matthews)
ASSISTS30 (Marner)
POINTS52 (Matthews)
POWER PLAY POINTS16 (Matthews)
SHORTHANDED POINTS(Engvall, Kapanen)
PIMs34 (Muzzin)
SHOTS161 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%57.9% (Gauthier)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %55.4% (Matthews)
BLOCKED SHOTS71 (Ceci)
TAKEAWAYS50 (Marner)
HITS87 (Muzzin)
TOI PER GAME24:19 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:02 (Marner)
SH TOI PER GAME3:02 (Ceci)


MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

Frederik Andersen– Is 9-4-4 at home this season with a 3.11 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage.
– Has made 11 career appearances against the Jets and is 9-0-1 with a 2.84 goals-against average and a .912 save percentage.- Leads the NHL in wins (21).- Second in the NHL in saves (977) and second in even-strength saves (825).- Eighth in the NHL in shootout saves (11).
Tyson Barrie– Has four multi-assist games, which is tied for 11th-most among NHL defencemen.- Tied for 10th among NHL defencemen in multi-point games (7)
– One of 19 NHL defencemen to have recorded at least 100 shots on goal (117).- Tied for 15th among NHL defencemen (1-10-11) in scoring since December 1. 
Cody Ceci– 12th among NHL skaters in shorthanded time on ice (133:24).- Has played 62.0 percent of Toronto’s shorthanded ice time, which is tied for the 12th-highest shorthanded time on ice percentage among NHLers who have appeared in at least 30 games.
Pierre Engvall– First among NHL rookies who have appeared in at least 20 games in goals per 60 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (1.31).- Averages 4.4 shots on goal per 60 minutes of ice time while shorthanded.
Justin Holl– Has started 43.5 percent of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest mark among Toronto defencemen who have appeared in at least 20 games.- Has an unblocked shot attempt percentage of 52.4 percent at 5-on-5, which is the third-highest percentage among Toronto defencemen who have appeared in at least 20 games.- Has a 5-on-5 on-ice goals-for percentage of 57.3 percent, which is the third-highest percentage among Maple Leafs defencemen who have appeared in at least 20 games.
Michael Hutchinson– Appeared in 102 games for the Jets from 2014-18, posting a 43-39-11 record with a 2.65 goals-against average and a .910 save percentage.
Zach Hyman– Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 53.4 percent, which is eighth among Toronto skaters who have played 20 games.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 55.2 percent at 5-on-5, which is tied for seventh among Toronto skaters who have played 20 games.
– Averaging 15:19 per game in 5-on-5 ice time, which ranks seventh among Maple Leafs.
Kasperi Kapanen– Tied for third among Maple Leafs in points (2-5-7; 6 GP) since the Christmas break.- Has scored 10 goals this season, which is tied for ninth most among NHLers with no power play goals.- Sixth among Toronto skaters in even-strength points (8-13-21).
Alex Kerfoot– Tied for seventh among Maple Leafs in even-strength goals (6). – Ninth among Maple Leafs in even-strength points (6-8-14).- Only Toronto forward to have recorded at least 25 hits (34) and 25 blocked shots (26) this season.
Mitch Marner– Averaging 1.24 points per game, which is the 11th-highest average among NHLers who have played in at least 30 games.- Averaging 1.26 primary assists per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which is tied for sixth among NHLers who have appeared in at least 30 games.- Tied for 13th in the NHL in primary assists (18). His 18 primary assists are tied for the most among NHLers who have appeared in fewer than 40 games.- Second in the NHL in takeaways (50).- 13th among NHL forwards in shifts per game (25.1).
Auston Matthews– Second among NHL skaters in goals (29).- First NHLer to score 20 even-strength goals this season. Currently leads the League with 21 even-strength goals.- Leads the NHL in goals scored at 5-on-5 (19).- Leads the NHL in multi-goal games (7).- Tied for 10th among NHL skaters in even-strength points (21-15-36).- Tied for fifth in the NHL with 161 shots on goal. 
William Nylander– Averages 1.22 goals per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which ranks second among Toronto skaters and is tied for 23rd among NHL skaters.- One of nine NHLers to average at least 14:00 minutes per game at 5-on-5 (14:30) while maintaining a goal per 60-minute rate of at least 1.2 (1.22).- Has eight points (5-3-8) in five career games against the Jets.  
Morgan Rielly– Tied for 15th among NHL defencemen in even-strength points
(3-15-18).- Tied for sixth among NHL defencemen in assists recorded at 5-on-5 (14).- Tied for 13th among NHL skaters in TOI per game (24:19).- Tied for 11th among NHL skaters in shifts per game (28.3).- Averaging 13.9 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time, which ranks ninth among NHL defencemen who have appeared in at least 30 games.
Jason Spezza– Has eight points (3-5-8) in 14 games against Western Conference opponents.- Averaging 2.39 points per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5 this season, which is the third-highest average among Toronto skaters who have appeared in at least 10 games.- Averaging 1.39 assists per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5 this season, which ranks third among Maple Leafs who have appeared in at least 10 games.
John Tavares– Tied for 17th among NHL skaters in multi-point games (12).- Tied for 24th among NHLers in even-strength goals (13). His 13 even-strength goals are tied for fourth among NHLers who have appeared in fewer than 40 games.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 54.6 percent, which is 18th among NHL centres who have appeared in 30 games.- Averaging 17.61 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which is the third-highest average among NHL centres who have appeared in 30 games.- Averaging 9.16 shots on goal at 5-on-5 per 60 minutes of ice time, which is 10th among NHL centres who have appeared in 30 games.
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Pierre EngvallHas goals (3) and points (3-1-4) in three consecutive games.
Justin HollHas assists (2) in two consecutive games.
Kasperi KapanenHas assists (4) and points (1-4-5) in three consecutive games.
Mitch MarnerHas assists (3) in two consecutive games and points (1-5-6) in five consecutive games.
Auston MatthewsHas goals (2) in two consecutive games and points (5-4-9) in five consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Alex KerfootFour games from 200 NHL games
Jason SpezzaThree games from 1,100 NHL games

RECENT MILESTONES

Adam BrooksFirst NHL point (Assist) (Jan. 2 at WPG)
Mason MarchmentFirst NHL game (Jan. 2 at WPG)
Mason MarchmentFirst NHL point (Jan. 6 vs. EDM)
William Nylander200th NHL point (Goal) (Jan. 2 at WPG)

INJURY REPORT

Andreas Johnsson (Leg)On injured reserve.
Ilya Mikheyev (Wrist Laceration)On injured reserve.
Trevor Moore (Concussion)On injured reserve.
Jake Muzzin (Foot)Is week-to-week with a broken foot sustained on December 27 at New Jersey.
 Man Games Lost: 100

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

January 4Loaned defenceman Teemu Kivihalme to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).
January 1Recalled forward Mason Marchment from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).
  
Information from Toronto Maple Leafs

JETS NOTES

The Winnipeg Jets make their lone trip to Scotiabank Arena this season tonight to face the Toronto Maple Leafs…The Jets are 1-0-1 during the trip after beating the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Monday night…Winnipeg finishes the trip tomorrow against the Boston Bruins in the Jets second game in as many nights. Last Game Jan. 6 at MTL – 3-2 W Jets Scorers: Morrissey (4), Ehlers (17), Copp (6) Canadiens Scorers: Chiarot (6, 7) Jets Goaltender: Connor Hellebuyck (29 sv, 2 ga) Canadiens Goaltender: Carey Price (24 sv, 3 ga) Jets PP: 0-for-1 Jets PK: 2-for-2 Recap: Nikolaj Ehlers (1G, 1A) and Blake Wheeler (2A) each had two points to lead the Jets to a 3-2 win against the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night…Andrew Copp scored the game-winning goal for the Jets in the third period…Connor Hellebuyck stopped 29 shots to earn the victory. Three Stars: 1. Ehlers 2. Chiarot 3. Kovalchuk

Next Five Games On the Road

Winnipeg is 13-7-2 on the road this season…The Jets are 2-0-1 in their past three road games…Winnipeg’s 28 points earned in road games is tied for fifth in the NHL…The Jets are in a stretch of seven of 10 games on the road…Winnipeg hasn’t lost consecutive games in regulation on the road this season…Mark Scheifele leads the Jets in scoring on the road with 26 points (9G, 17A) in 22 games, while Nikolaj Ehlers has a team best 12 goals.

So Busy

The Jets play three games in four nights this week…It’s the first of two times they play three games in four nights before the allstar/player break later this month…The Jets play 11 games in 21 days from Jan. 2-22 leading up to the eight-day all-star/player break. Back to Narrow Margins Monday’s win was Winnipeg’s 13th victory by one goal this season, which ranks third in the NHL…Winnipeg’s previous four wins were by three goals or more.

Back-2-Back The Jets have 10 back-to-back sets this season, the fifth of which is this week…The Jets are 3-1-0 in the first and 2-2-0 in the second game of back-to-backs this season…Three of the five wins have come in overtime or a shootout…Winnipeg went 6-3-0 in the first game and 5-4-0 in the second game of back-to-backs last season.

Second Star

The NHL announced on Monday that Jets forward Mark Scheifele is the Second Star of the Week for the week ending Jan. 5/20…Scheifele opened the week with a four-point (1G, 3A) effort in Winnipeg’s 7-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday…On Thursday, the Jets assistant captain scored and added an assist in the Jets’ 6-3 setback to the Toronto Maple Leafs… Saturday, Scheifele recorded two points (1G, 1A) in Winnipeg’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Minnesota Wild…The Kitchener, Ont. native shared the NHL lead with eight points (3G, 5A) this week.


Date Time (Local) Opponent Venue TV Radio
Jan. 9 7:00 p.m. At Boston TD Garden TSN3 TSN 1290
Jan. 12 1:00 p.m. Nashville Bell MTS Place TSN3 TSN 1290
Jan. 14 7:00 p.m. Vancouver Bell MTS Place TSN3 TSN 1290
Jan. 16 7:00 p.m. Tampa Bay Bell MTS Place TSN3 TSN 1290
Jan. 19 6:00 p.m. At Chicago United Center Sportsnet TSN 1290



Multi-Point Record

Blake Wheeler tallied two assists on Monday for his 156
th multi-point game with the Jets franchise, which moves him past Ilya Kovalchuk for the franchise record…Wheeler has 13 multi-point games this season, which has him tied for the team lead with Mark Scheifele…Wheeler has seven multi-point games in his past 13 games.

Winner, Winner

Andrew Copp scored his second game winning goal of the season on Monday, which matches the career high two game-winning goals he had last season…He’s the fourth member of the Jets to score multiple game-winning goals this season…Winnipeg’s past four game-winning goals have been scored by different players.

Information provided by the Winnipeg Jets

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