COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS (1-0) vs.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (0-1)
SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2020
- Tonight’s postgame transcript will be updated as it becomes available HERE.
- The final transcript will be posted to MapleLeafs.com/pressbox
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Frederik Andersen stopped 33 of the 34 shots he faced in the loss.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|COLUMBUS||8 (8)||14 (11)||13 (11)||–||35 (30)|
|TORONTO||11 (10)||8 (6)||9 (9)||–||28 (25)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|COLUMBUS||24 (21)||24 (20)||21 (17)||–||69 (58)|
|TORONTO||24 (23)||19 (16)||19 (19)||–||62 (58)|
- The Maple Leafs went 2-for-2 on the penalty kill and 0-for-1 on the power play tonight.
- Justin Holl made his Stanley Cup playoff debut.
- Auston Matthews won 75 percent (6 won, 2 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs. He was 4-for-6 (67%) on the draw when matched up with Columbus centre Pierre-Luc Dubois.
- Ilya Mikheyev made his Stanley Cup playoff debut.
- Nick Robertson made his Stanley Cup playoff debut. He is the fifth Maple Leaf in franchise history to appear in a postseason game with the Maple Leafs at age 18 or younger and the first since the 1940s, per NHL Stats.
- John Tavares was on the ice for a team-high 29 Toronto shot attempts-for at 5-on-5. He finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 60.4 percent (29 for, 19 against).
- John Tavares won 70 percent (7 won, 3 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs. He was 8-for-10 (80%) in the faceoff circle when matched up with Columbus centre Alexander Wennberg.
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||8 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Wins||15 (Tavares)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||79% (Tavares)|
|Blocked Shots||3 (Ceci, Kerfoot)|
|Power Play TOI||1:32 (Five players tied)|
|Shorthanded TOI||2:33 (Holl)|
|Shifts||26 (Five players tied)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||63.4% (Marner – 26 for, 15 against)|
- Tuesday, August 4, 4 p.m., Columbus at Toronto (SN, NBCSN, TVA Sports)
- Thursday, August 6, TBD, Toronto at Columbus (TBD)
- Friday, August 7, TBD, Toronto at Columbus (TBD)*
- Sunday, August 9, TBD, Columbus at Toronto (TBD)*
Stats reflect official NHL stats at the time of distribution. Please consult official NHL game sheets (links above) to confirm no statistical changes were made.