Maple Leafs 3, Senators 2: postgame notes

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (2-1-0 – 4 Points) vs.

OTTAWA SENATORS (1-1-0 – 2 Points)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2021

 123OTFINAL
TORONTO1113
OTTAWA1012

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Joe Thornton put the Maple Leafs on the board at 14:17 of the first period before collecting the secondary assist on Auston Matthews’ third period goal. Thornton’s goal is his first point as a Maple Leaf and first goal as a Maple Leaf. Tonight’s game is his first multi-point game of the season after he had four multi-point games in 2019-20. In 70 games with San Jose last season, he recorded seven goals and 24 assists.
  • Mitch Marner registered the primary on Thornton’s first period goal and later scored Toronto’s second goal of the night at 1:10 of the second period before recording the primary assist on Auston Matthews’ third period goal. Tonight’s game is his first multi-assist and multi-point game of the season after he had 13 multi-assist and 17 multi-point games in 2019-20. He has a goal and two assists through three games this season.
  • Auston Matthews recorded the lone assist on Marner’s second period goal and later scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the game on the power play at 2:42 of the third period. Matthews has a goal and two assists in three games to begin the season. Tonight’s game is his first multi-point game of the season after he had 25 in 2019-20. In 17 career games against Ottawa, he has recorded 24 points (14 goals, 10 assists).
  • TJ Brodie had the secondary assist on Thornton’s first period goal. Brodie’s assist his is first point as a Maple Leaf. He recorded 19 points (4-15-19) in 64 games with Calgary in 2019-20.
  • Jack Campbell stopped 17 of the 19 shots he faced to earn his first win of 2020-21.

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

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO10 (9)19 (9)11 (8)40 (26)
OTTAWA7 (6)5 (2)7 (6)19 (14)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO26 (24)25 (15)22 (17)73 (56)
OTTAWA9 (7)13 (6)14 (9)36 (22)

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Record on the Road1-1-0 (2 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Ottawa  57-54-3-11 (125 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Ottawa on the Road26-32-1-4 (63 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Matthews)
Shot Attempts11 (Matthews, Muzzin)
Faceoff Wins10 (Matthews, Spezza)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Spezza – 10 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Five players tied)
Blocked Shots(Marner)
Takeaways(Holl)
TOI24:43 (Rielly)
Power Play TOI4:53 (Marner, Matthews)
Shorthanded TOI6:23 (Muzzin)
Shifts29 (Rielly)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage85.7% (Thornton – 18 for, 3 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Opponent scores first2-0-0
Tied after 11-1-0
Lead after 21-0-0
Score 1 power play goal1-0-0
Do not allow a power play goal1-0-0
Outshoot opponent2-0-0
Saturday1-0-0

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs went 5-for-5 on the penalty kill and 1-for-4 on the power play tonight.
  • Auston Matthews was on the ice for a team-high 23 shot attempts at 5-on-5 tonight. Matthews finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 74.2% (23 for, 8 against).
  • Nick Robertson appeared in his first regular season game as a Maple Leaf. Robertson left the game in the first period due to a knee injury and did not return.
  • Jason Spezza did not start a 5-on-5 shift in the offensive zone. He was 9-for-9 (100%) on defensive zone faceoffs.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • Monday, January 18, 7:00 p.m. vs. Winnipeg Jets (Sportsnet Ontario, TSN 1050)
  • Wednesday, January 20, 7:00 p.m. vs. Edmonton Oilers (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
  • Friday, January 22, 7:00 p.m. vs. Edmonton Oilers (TSN4, TSN 1050)
  • Sunday, January 24, 4:00 p.m. at Calgary Flames (Sportsnet Ontario, FAN 590)
  • Tuesday, January 26, 9:00 p.m. at Calgary Flames (Sportsnet Ontario, TSN 1050)

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.

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