Maple Leafs 3, Jets 1: Postgame notes

WINNIPEG JETS (1-1-0 – 2 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (3-1-0 – 6 Points)

MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2021

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WINNIPEG0101
TORONTO0213

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • John Tavares opened the scoring for the Maple Leafs with a power play goal at 5:28 of the second period. Tavares is tied for the NHL lead in goals, and leads the League in power play goals, power play points and points. He has 31 points (10 goals, 21 assists) in 29 career games against the Jets franchise. 
  • Mitch Marner scored Toronto’s second goal of the night at 18:39 of the second period and later scored Toronto’s third goal of the night into an empty net at 19:37 of the third period. Marner has goals (3) and points (3-2-5) in two consecutive games. Tonight’s game is his first multi-goal and second multi-point performance of 2020-21. He has 10 points (4-6-10) in eight career games against the Jets.
  • William Nylander registered the primary assist on Tavares’ second period goal. Nylander has two goals and two assists in two games on home ice this season. In seven career games against Winnipeg, he has recorded nine points (5-4-9).
  • Jake Muzzin collected the secondary assist on Tavares’ second period goal. Muzzin’s assist is his first point of the season. He had six goals and 17 assists in 53 games during the 2019-20 season.
  • Justin Holl recorded the primary assist on Marner’s second period goal. Holl has three assists in four games to begin the season. He has a pair of assists in two games on home ice.
  • Auston Matthews had the secondary assist on Marner’s second period goal. Matthews has assists (2) and points (1-2-3) in two consecutive games. He has two assists in two games at home this season. In nine career games against the Jets he has recorded 12 points (3 goals, 9 assists). 
  • Alex Kerfoot had the lone assist on Marner’s empty net goal. Kerfoot’s assist is his first assist of 2020-21. He has a goal and an assist through four games this season.
  • Frederik Andersen stopped 27 of 28 shots to earn his second win of the season.

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

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
WINNIPEG10 (6)6 (4)12 (8)28 (18)
TORONTO10 (10)22 (11)6 (5)38 (26)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
WINNIPEG14 (9)11 (9)23 (14)48 (32)
TORONTO16 (16)36 (22)13 (11)65 (49)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Record at Home2-0-0 (2 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg  35-19-1-9 (64 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg at Home18-9-1-4 (32 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots10 (Hyman)
Shot Attempts10 (Hyman, Matthews, Tavares)
Faceoff Wins10 (Tavares)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Nylander, Simmonds)
Hits(Five players tied)
Blocked Shots(Dermott, Holl)
Takeaways(Matthews, Nylander)
TOI24:38 (Marner)
Power Play TOI1:15 (Five players tied)
Shorthanded TOI4:20 (Bogosian)
Shifts31 (Marner)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage93.3% (Vesey – 14 for, 1 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Scoring first3-0-0
Tied after 12-1-0
Lead after 22-0-0
Score 1 power play goal2-0-0
Do not allow a power play goal2-0-0
Outshoot opponent3-0-0
Monday1-0-0

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs went 4-for-4 on the penalty kill and 1-for-1 on the power play tonight.
  • TJ Brodie was on the ice for a team-high 23 shot attempts at 5-on-5 tonight. Brodie finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 67.7% (23 for, 11 against).
  • Mikko Lehtonen appeared in his first career NHL game.
  • Zach Hyman started 14.3% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which was the lowest mark among Toronto skaters. He led the team in shots on goal tonight (10).

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • 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)
  • Thursday, January 28, 10:00 p.m. at Edmonton Oilers (TSN4, 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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