Maple Leafs at Oilers pregame notes

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (6-2-0 – 12 Points) vs.

EDMONTON OILERS (3-5-0 – 6 Points)

JANUARY 28, 2021 ▪ 10:00 PM EST

ROGERS PLACE (EDMONTON, AB) ▪
TV: TSN4 ▪ RADIO: TSN 1050

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus EDMONTON

ALL-TIME RECORD:53-44-8-1 (106 Games)
ALL-TIME ON THE ROAD:23-25-6-1 (55 Games)
2020-21:1-1-0
LAST FIVE:3-2-0
LAST 10:8-2-0

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus EDMONTON

GAMES PLAYED:Joe Thornton (68), TJ Brodie (41), Jake Muzzin (33)
GOALS:Joe Thornton (12), Jason Spezza (9), Wayne Simmonds (8)
ASSISTS:Joe Thornton (58), Jason Spezza (18), TJ Brodie (16)
POINTS:Joe Thornton (70), Jason Spezza (27), John Tavares (19)
PENALTY MINUTES:Joe Thornton (28), Wayne Simmonds, (24), Zach Bogosian (23)

MAPLE LEAFS – OILERS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOEDMONTON
GOALS FOR (Rank):26 (4th23 (t-8th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       22 (t-22nd)29 (29th)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):10/24 [41.7%] (2nd)5/28 [17.9%] (19th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):24/30 [80.0%] (14th)19/25 [76.0%] (20th)
SHOTS (Rank):243 (3rd)256 (2nd)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):342 (2nd)325 (4th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):52.7% (t-11th)45.6% (26th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):55.7% (3rd)49.1% (18th)

MAPLE LEAFS – OILERS NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:Nov. 11, 1979 (Toronto 6, Edmonton 3)
All-Time Record:53-44-8-1 (106 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:30-19-2-0 (51 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:23-25-6-1 (55 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent on the Road:Dec. 14, 2019 (Toronto 4, Edmonton 1)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS5 (Marner)
ASSISTS7 (Marner)
POINTS12 (Marner)
POWER PLAY POINTS(Marner, Tavares)
SHORTHANDED POINTSN/A
PIMs17 (Simmonds)
SHOTS31 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%65.6% (Spezza)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %66.3% (Thornton)
BLOCKED SHOTS14 (Holl)
TAKEAWAYS7 (Nylander)
HITS16 (Hyman, Muzzin)
TOI PER GAME23:45 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:13 (Matthews)
SH TOI PER GAME3:45 (Holl)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

Frederik Andersen– Tied for the NHL lead in wins (4).- Ranks seventh among NHL goaltenders in saves made (146).- Has an 13-1-1 record with a 2.21 goals-against average and a .928 save percentage in 16 career games against Calgary.  – Earned his 139th win as a Maple Leaf on January 22 vs. Edmonton to move past Curtis Joseph for fourth on the Maple Leafs’ all-time goaltender win register.
TJ Brodie– Averaging 18:09 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto defencemen.- Averages 2:34 per game in shorthanded ice time, which ranks third among Maple Leafs defencemen.- Ranks third among Maple Leafs in blocked shots (9).
Justin Holl– Sixth amon NHL defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (16:53) with a shot attempt percentage of 59.3%.- Averaging 21:38 per game in ice time after averaging 18:31 per game in 2019-20.- Ranks fifth among right-handed NHL defencemen in shorthanded ice time per game (3:45).
Zach Hyman–  Leads Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:50).- Has the highest on-ice goals for percentage (66.6%) among Toronto forwards.- One of 10 forwards in the NHL to start average over 12:00 minutes per game (14:16) of 5-on-5 ice time and start fewer than 35% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone (33.3%), while having a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage above 50% (54.0%).
Alex Kerfoot– Ranks fifth among Toronto forwards in points per 60 minutes of ice time (1.31).- Tied for the lead among Maple Leafs in penalties drawn (3).- Has won 64.3% (9 won, 5 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs.
Mitch Marner– Tied for the lead among NHLers in points (5-7-12).- Tied for the NHL lead in even-strength goals (5).- Leads NHL forwards in time on ice per game (23:33).- Has played 37.3% of Toronto’s shorthanded ice time.
Auston Matthews– Averaging 22:29 in time on ice per game, which ranks fourth among NHL forwards.- Ranks fourth among Maple Leafs in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (57.2%).- Ranks third in the NHL in shots on goal (31).- Has won the 11th-most faceoffs in the NHL (73).
Ilya Mikheyev– Ranks third among Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:14).- Has an average of 23.0 shot attempts per 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time, which ranks second among NHLers who have played at least 15 minutes of shorthanded ice time.  
Jake Muzzin– Ranks 18th among NHL skaters in shorthanded ice time per game (3:42).- Ranks 12th among NHL defencemen who have appeared in five games in shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time (14.17).- Has the 21st highest 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (56.7%) among NHL defencemen who have appeared in five games.
William Nylander– Has the fourth highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.69) among Toronto skaters.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 60.4%, which is the second-highest percentage among Maple Leafs forwards.- Has recorded 10 points against the Oilers (two goals, eight assists) in 10 career games against Edmonton.
Morgan Rielly– Leads the Maple Leafs in average time on ice (23:45).- Tied for third among NHL defencemen in assists (5).- Tied for sixth among NHL defencemen in even-strength points (1-3-4).- Had his eighth career game with three-plus assists on January 24 at Calgary. Per NHL PR, only two defensemen in history have recorded more with the franchise: Borje Salming (29) and Tomas Kaberle (12).
John Tavares– Tied for 24th in the NHL in points (4-3-7).- Tied for the NHL lead in power play goals (4).- Tied for 11th among NHLers in shots on goal (26).- Has the third-highest faceoff win percentage (61.7%) among NHLers who have taken at least 100 faceoffs (120).
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Mitch MarnerAssists (4) and Points (2-4-6) in three consecutive games.
Auston MatthewsGoals (2) and points (2-1-3) in two consecutive games.
Jake MuzzinPoints (1-1-2) in two consecutive games.
Morgan RiellyAssists (5) in two consecutive games.
Wayne SimmondsGoals (2) in two consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Zach BogosianFour points from 200 NHL points
  

RECENT MILESTONES

Joey AndersonFirst game as a Maple Leaf (Jan. 26 at CGY)
Travis BoydFirst game as a Maple Leaf (Jan. 26 at CGY)
First goal as a Maple Leaf (Jan. 26 at CGY)
First point as a Maple Leaf (Jan. 26 at CGY)
Adam BrooksFirst NHL goal (Jan. 22 vs. EDM)
Mitch Marner300th NHL point (Jan. 24 at CGY)
Wayne SimmondsFirst goal as a Maple Leaf (Jan. 24 at CGY)
First point as a Maple Leaf (Jan. 24 at CGY)
500th NHL point (Jan. 24 at CGY)
  

INJURY REPORT

Jack Campbell (Leg)Week-to-week.
Nick Robertson (Knee)On long term injured reserve.
Joe Thornton (Rib)On long term injured reserve.
 Man Games Lost: 10
  

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

Jan. 24Added forward Travis Boyd to roster.
Jan. 23Placed forward Joe Thornton on long term injured reserve.
Jan. 21Placed forward Nick Robertson on long term injured reserve. Added forward Joey Anderson to the taxi squad.

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