STARS AT MAPLE LEAFS PREGAME NOTES: Kasperi Kapanen has drawn 12 penalties this season and taken four, which gives him the highest net penalties among Toronto skaters (+8) and ranks tied for 29th among NHL forwards.- Ranks second among Maple Leafs and 12th among NHL right wingers who have appeared in 50 games in assists per 60 minutes of ice time (1.28) at 5-on-5.- Has recorded 11 points (2 goals, 9 assists) in 15 games since January 1.

DALLAS STARS (32-19-5 – 69 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (30-19-8 – 68 Points)

FEBRUARY 13, 2020 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

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

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus DALLAS

ALL-TIME RECORD:97-91-28-1 (217 Games)
ALL-TIME AT HOME:55-38-17-0 (110 Games)
2019-20:1-0-0
LAST FIVE:4-1-0
LAST 10:8-2-0

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus DALLAS

GAMES PLAYED:Kyle Clifford (33), Tyson Barrie (26), Jake Muzzin (24)
GOALS:John Tavares (8), Tyson Barrie (7), Auston Matthews (5), Jason Spezza (5)
ASSISTS:Tyson Barrie (16), Mitch Marner (10), Morgan Rielly (10), John Tavares (10)
POINTS:Tyson Barrie (23), John Tavares (18), Mitch Marner (12)
PENALTY MINUTES:Kyle Clifford (37), Tyson Barrie (20), Jake Muzzin (10)

MAPLE LEAFS – STARS TEAM STATS

 TORONTODALLAS
GOALS FOR (Rank):202 (1st)149 (t-24th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       185 (t-26th)140 (3rd)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):39/157 [24.8%] (4th)34/167 [20.4%] (t-12th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):123/158 [77.8%] (23rd)149/182 [81.9%] (t-10th)
SHOTS (Rank):1914 (4th)1717 (21st)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):2893 (2nd)2441 (20th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):52.5% (5th)49.2% (19th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):52.9% (3rd)52.2% (4th)

MAPLE LEAFS – STARS NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:November 11, 1967 (Minnesota 2, Toronto 1)
All-Time Record:97-91-28-1 (217 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:55-38-17-0 (110 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:42-53-11-1 (107 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent on the Road:March 14, 2018 (Toronto 6, Dallas 5 SO)
  

MAPLE LEAFS MILESTONES vs. STARS

Frederik AndersenFirst NHL game (Oct. 20, 2013 (ANA) vs. DAL)
First NHL win (Oct. 20, 2013 (ANA) vs. DAL)
Tyson Barrie300th NHL point (Mar. 21, 2019 (COL) at DAL)
Jack CampbellSelected by Dallas in the first round (11th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.
Andreas JohnssonFirst NHL game (March 14, 2018 vs. DAL)
Jason SpezzaSkated in 379 games for Dallas from 2014-19, recording 228 points (81 goals, 147 assists)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS40 (Matthews)
ASSISTS43 (Marner)
POINTS68 (Matthews)
POWER PLAY POINTS21 (Marner, Matthews)
SHORTHANDED POINTS(Engvall, Kapanen)
PIMs36 (Muzzin)
SHOTS231 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%57.6% (Gauthier)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %55.2% (Nylander)
BLOCKED SHOTS86 (Muzzin)
TAKEAWAYS63 (Matthews)
HITS99 (Muzzin)
TOI PER GAME24:15 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:10 (Marner)
SH TOI PER GAME2:50 (Ceci)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

Frederik Andersen– Tied for second among NHL goaltenders in wins (24).- Has a 10-5-6 record on home ice with a .900 save percentage and a 3.16 goals-against average.- Is 13-5-2 in 21 games against Western Conference opponents with a .929 save percentage and a 2.31 goals-against average this season.- Has a save percentage over .900 in 57.1 percent of his starts this season, which is the sixth-highest percentage among goaltenders who have appeared in 40 games.
Tyson Barrie– Has five multi-assist games, which is tied for 11th-most among NHL defencemen.- Tied for ninth among NHL defencemen in multi-point games (9).
– Leads the Maple Leafs in slap shots taken (49).- Has 23 points (7 goals, 16 assists) in 26 career games against the Stars, which is his second-highest career point total against a single opponent.
Jack Campbell– Was drafted by Dallas in the first round (11th overall) in the 2010 NHL Draft. Appeared in one game for the Stars during the 2013-14 season.- Has made one start against the Stars (January 17, 2019) and stopped 29 of the 30 shots he faced to earn a victory.
Kyle Clifford– Ranks sixth among NHL left wingers who have appeared in 50 games in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (54.9%).
– Ranks 25th among NHLers who have appeared in at least 50 games played in hits per 60 minutes (9.04).
Pierre Engvall– Signed a two-year contract extension on February 12.- Has played 30. 7 percent of Toronto’s shorthanded ice time since joining the team, which is the second-highest shorthanded time on ice percentage among the League’s rookie forwards.- Has an on-ice goals-for percentage of 57.1 percent at 5-on-5, which is the third highest among NHL rookie forwards who have appeared in 30 games.
Justin Holl– Ranks first in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (52.5%) among right-handed defencemen who have started less than 45 percent of their 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone (44.3%).- Has the highest unblocked shot attempt percentage at 5-on-5 (53.0%) among right-handed defencemen to have started fewer than 45 percent (44.3%) of their shifts in the offensive zone.
Michael Hutchinson– Had made the second-most saves (373) among NHL goaltenders who have appeared in 15 or fewer games.
Zach Hyman– Third among Toronto skaters and tied for 32nd among NHLers in points since January 1 (7-8-15; 16 GP).- Has 16 points (7-9-16) in 17 games on home ice this season. – Ranks fifth among Maple Leafs skaters in points per game (0.79).
Andreas Johnsson– Has drawn 11 penalties this season, which is fifth-most among Toronto skaters.- Has 46 points (22 goals, 24 assists) in 65 career games on home ice.
Kasperi Kapanen– Has drawn 12 penalties this season and taken four, which gives him the highest net penalties among Toronto skaters (+8) and ranks tied for 29th among NHL forwards.- Ranks second among Maple Leafs and 12th among NHL right wingers who have appeared in 50 games in assists per 60 minutes of ice time (1.28) at 5-on-5.- Has recorded 11 points (2 goals, 9 assists) in 15 games since January 1.
Alex Kerfoot– Ranks third among Toronto skaters who have appeared in 40 games in assists per 60 minutes of ice time (1.23) at 5-on-5.- Ninth among Maple Leafs in even-strength points (7-14-21).- Has four points (1-3-4) in nine career games against Dallas.
Mitch Marner– Tied for ninth among NHL skaters in assists (43). Has the most assists among NHLers who have appeared in fewer than 50 games.- Has 12 multi-assist games, which is tied for the second-most among NHL skaters.- Averaging 1.24 points per game, which is the ninth-highest average in the NHL.- Averaging 1.93 assists per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which ranks third among NHLers who have appeared in at least 40 games.- Ninth in the NHL in primary assists (28). His 28 primary assists are the most among NHLers who have appeared in 50 or fewer games.
Auston Matthews– Tied for second among NHL skaters in goals (40).- Leads the NHL with 30 even-strength goals.- Leads the NHL in goals scored at 5-on-5 (25).- Leads the NHL in wrist shot goals (24).- Second in the NHL in multi-goal games (10).- Tied for 10th among NHL skaters in points (40-28-68).- Fourth in the NHL with 231 shots on goal.
William Nylander– Tied for the Maple Leaf lead in game-winning goals (4).- One of 10 NHLers to average at least 14:00 minutes per game at 5-on-5 (14:36) while maintaining a goal per 60-minute rate of at least 1.20 (1.27).- Averages 2.16 takeaways per 60 minutes of ice time, which ranks third among Toronto skaters who have appeared in at least 40 games.- Averaging 13.68 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which ranks eighth among right wingers who average 14:00 per game at 5-on-5 (14:35).
Rasmus Sandin– Ranks third among rookie defencemen who have appeared in at least 10 games in points per 60 minutes of ice time (1.40) at 5-on-5. – Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 55.3 percent, which ranks third among rookie defencemen who have skated in at least 10 games.
Jason Spezza– Averaging 1.99 points per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5 this season, which is the fourth-highest average among Toronto skaters who have appeared in at least 40 games.- Averaging 1.00 goals per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5 this season, which ranks third among Maple Leafs who have appeared in at least 40 games.- Averaging 1.00 assists per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5 this season, which is seventh among Maple Leafs who have appeared in at least 40 games.
John Tavares– Tied for 22nd among NHL skaters in multi-point games (15).- Has eight points (5-3-8) in six games during the month of February.- Has an on-ice shot attempt percentage of 54.3 percent at 5-on-5 when the Maple Leafs are leading in games, which is the highest percentage when leading among NHL forwards who have appeared in at least 40 games and average 15 minutes per game in 5-on-5 ice time (15:43).- Has drawn a team-high 15 penalties this season. – Has won 55 percent of his offensive zone faceoffs this seasons, which is the 11th-highest percentage among NHLers who have taken 900 draws in all situations.
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Zach HymanHas points (2-2-4) in three consecutive games.
Alex KerfootHas assists (3) in two consecutive games.
John TavaresHas points (5-3-8) in five consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Jason SpezzaFive assists from 600 assists
  

RECENT MILESTONES

Jack CampbellFirst game as a Maple Leaf (February 7 vs. ANA)
First win as a Maple Leaf (February 7 vs. ANA)
Kyle CliffordFirst game as a Maple Leaf (February 7 vs. ANA)
Mitch Marner200th NHL assist (February 7 vs. ANA)
John Tavares800th NHL game (February 8 at Montreal)
  

INJURY REPORT

Frederik Andersen (Neck)On injured reserve.
Cody Ceci (Ankle)On injured reserve.
Ilya Mikheyev (Wrist Laceration)On injured reserve.
Morgan Rielly (Foot)On injured reserve.
 Man Games Lost: 145

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

February 12Signed forward Pierre Engvall to a two-year contract extension.
February 10Recalled forward Pontus Aberg from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).
Placed goaltender Frederik Andersen on injured reserve.
February 7Recalled defenceman Timothy Liljegren from the Toronto Marlies (AHL). Placed defenceman Cody Ceci on injured reserve.
  

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