BLACKHAWKS 6, MAPLE LEAFS 2 POSTGAME NOTES: William Nylander put the Maple Leafs on the board with a power play goal at 0:25 of the second period. Nylander has goals (3) in three consecutive games and points (3-2-5) in four consecutive games. He has three goals in two games against the Blackhawks this season.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS (23-20-6 – 52 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (25-17-7 – 57 Points)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020

 123OTFINAL
CHICAGO3306
TORONTO0202

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY


ON THE SCORESHEET

  • William Nylander put the Maple Leafs on the board with a power play goal at 0:25 of the second period. Nylander has goals (3) in three consecutive games and points (3-2-5) in four consecutive games. He has three goals in two games against the Blackhawks this season. In 10 games against Central Division teams, he has recorded 11 points (7-4-11).
  • Alex Kerfoot scored Toronto’s second goal of the night at 15:17 of the second period. He has two points (1-1-2) over his last four games. In 11 career games against the Blackhawks, Kerfoot has recorded 10 career points (4 goals, 6 assists), which is his highest point total against a single opponent.
  • Mitch Marner registered the primary assist on Nylander’s second period goal. He has three assists over his last three games played. In 23 games on home ice this season, he has recorded 29 points (3 goals, 26 assists). He has 18 points (4 goals, 14 assists) in 16 games against Western Conference opponents.
  • Tyson Barrie collected the secondary assist on Nylander’s second period goal and later had the secondary assist on Kerfoot’s second period goal. Barrie has assists (3) in two consecutive games and four assists over his last four games. Tonight’s game is his fifth multi-assist and eighth multi-point performance of the season. His 28 points (7 goals, 21 assists) in 31 games against Chicago mark his highest point total against a single opponent.
  • Pierre Engvall recorded the primary assist on Kerfoot’s second period goal. Engvall has two assists over his last three games played. In 14 games against Western Conference opposition, he has registered nine points (3-6-9). 
  • Frederik Andersen stopped 28 shots in the loss.

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

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
CHICAGO10 (9)17 (16)13 (13)34 (32)
TORONTO11 (10)23 (21)10 (10)33 (31)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
CHICAGO17 (16)18 (17)20 (19)55 (52)
TORONTO23 (21)23 (21)17 (17)63 (59)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Record at Home12-6-7 (25 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Chicago289-265-96-3 (653 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Chicago at Home167-102-54-2 (325 Games)
Record vs. Western Conference11-7-2 (20 Games)
Record vs. Central Division5-4-1 (10 Games)
Attendance19,502

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots7 (Marner, Matthews)
Shot Attempts10 (Marner)
Faceoff Wins(Tavares)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Brooks – 3 won, 0 lost;
Hyman – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits3 (Ceci, Dermott, Holl)
Blocked Shots(Holl, Marincin)
Takeaways(Nylander, Tavares)
TOI21:23 (Matthews)
Power Play TOI3:17 (Barrie)
Shorthanded TOI0:42 (Five players tied)
Shifts25 (Barrie)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage65.4% (Sandin – 17 for, 9 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Opponent scores first8-14-6
Trail after 13-10-3
Trail after 22-11-4
Score one power play goal9-5-4
Do not allow a power play goal12-6-3
Outshot by opponent12-10-3
Saturday9-3-3

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs went 1-for-1 on the penalty kill and 1-for-2 on the power play tonight.
  • Kasperi Kapanen and Alex Kerfoot started 20 percent of his 5-on-5 shifts, which was the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.
  • Martin Marincin and Auston Matthews were on the ice for a team-high 25 Toronto shot attempts-for at 5-on-5 tonight. Marincin finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 64.1 percent (25 for, 14 against), while Matthews had a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 54.4 percent (25 for, 21 against).

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • Monday, January 27, 8:00 p.m. at Nashville Predators (TSN4, TSN 1050)
  • Wednesday, January 29, 7:30 p.m. at Dallas Stars (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
  • Saturday, February 1, 7:00 p.m. vs. Ottawa Senators (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)
  • Monday, February 3, 7:00 p.m. vs. Florida Panthers (TSN4, FAN 590)
  • Wednesday, February 5, 7:30 p.m. at New York Rangers (Sportsnet, FAN 590)

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