TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (35-24-8 – 78 Points) vs.
SAN JOSE SHARKS (29-33-4 – 62 Points)
TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2020
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Auston Matthews put the Maple Leafs on the board at 2:48 of the second period before registering the primary assist on Mitch Marner’s second period goal. Matthews has goals (3) in three consecutive games and points (3-3-6) in four consecutive games. Tonight’s game is Matthews’ 25th multi-point performance of the season, which is tied for the sixth-most in the NHL. He ranks second among NHLers in goals (46) and ninth among NHLers in points (46-33-79). In seven career games against the Sharks, he has recorded 11 points (8-3-11).
- Mitch Marner scored the second Maple Leafs goal of the night at 17:27 of the second period. Marner has points (1-3-4) in four consecutive games. He has recorded 27 points (12 goals, 15 assists) in 25 games on the road this season, collecting 12 of his 17 goals away from home. He has recorded 10 points (2-8-10) in eight career games against San Jose.
- Martin Marincin registered the lone assist on Matthews’ second period goal. Marincin has points (1-2-3) in three consecutive games. He has recorded a goal and three assists in 24 games played this season. All three of his assists have come on the road in 2019-20.
- Calle Rosen picked up the secondary assist on Marner’s second period goal. Rosen’s point is his first with Toronto since being re-acquired by the club on February 24. He has three assists in 11 games played between Colorado and Toronto this season.
- Jack Campbell stopped 33 shots in the loss.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||14 (10)||6 (3)||7 (6)||–||27 (19)|
|SAN JOSE||11 (8)||18 (16)||9 (8)||–||38 (32)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||21 (16)||12 (8)||20 (13)||–||53 (37)|
|SAN JOSE||16 (12)||31 (28)||13 (11)||–||60 (51)|
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
|Record on the Road||18-15-1 (34 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. San Jose||24-22-5-2 (53 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. San Jose on the Road||9-13-3-0 (25 Games)|
|Record vs. Western Conference||16-9-2 (27 Games)|
|Record vs. Pacific Division||9-4-1 (14 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||6 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Wins||10 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||67% (Spezza – 4 won, 2 lost)|
|Blocked Shots||3 (Holl)|
|Takeaways||2 (Hyman, Spezza)|
|Power Play TOI||4:26 (Barrie)|
|Shorthanded TOI||2:11 (Marincin)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||52.9% (Dermott – 18 for, 16 against)|
|Opponent scores first||12-19-6|
|Trail after 1||3-15-3|
|Tied after 2||8-6-2|
|Do not score a power play goal||15-15-4|
|Allow one power play goal||13-11-3|
|Outshot by opponent||14-14-4|
- The Maple Leafs went 1-for-2 on the penalty kill and 0-for-3 on the power play tonight.
- Kyle Clifford, Justin Holl and Kasperi Kapanen started 20 percent of their 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which was the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.
- Tyson Barrie was on the ice for a team-high 20 shot attempts at 5-on-5 tonight. Barrie finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 47.6 (20 for, 22 against).
- John Tavares won 67 percent (4 won, 2 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs.
- Thursday, March 5, 10:30 p.m. at Los Angeles Kings (Sportsnet Ontario, TSN 1050
- Friday, March 6, 10:00 p.m. at Anaheim Ducks (TSN4, TSN 1050)
- Tuesday, March 10, 7:00 p.m. vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (TSN4, TSN 1050)
- Thursday, March 12, 7:00 p.m. vs. Nashville Predators (TSN4, TSN 1050)
- Saturday, March 14, 7:00 p.m. at Boston Bruins (Sportsnet, FAN 590)