Canucks at Maple Leafs pregame notes

VANCOUVER CANUCKS (6-9-0 – 12 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (9-2-1 – 19 Points)

FEBRUARY 8, 2021 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

SCOTIABANK ARENA (TORONTO, ON) ▪
TV: SPORTSNET ONTARIO ▪ RADIO: TSN 1050

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus VANCOUVER

ALL-TIME RECORD:63-62-22-3 (150 Games)
ALL-TIME AT HOME:37-25-11-1 (74 Games)
2020-21:2-0-0
LAST FIVE:4-0-1
LAST 10:7-1-2

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus VANCOUVER

GAMES PLAYED:Joe Thornton (70), TJ Brodie (38), Jake Muzzin (34)
GOALS:Joe Thornton (18), John Tavares (10), Auston Matthews (9), Jason Spezza (9)
ASSISTS:Joe Thornton (56), TJ Brodie (12), John Tavares (12)
POINTS:Joe Thornton (74), John Tavares (22), Jason Spezza (19)
PENALTY MINUTES:Joe Thornton (51), Jake Muzzin (28), Wayne Simmonds (23)

MAPLE LEAFS – CANUCKS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOVANCOUVER
GOALS FOR (Rank):45 (5th)48 (t-1st)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       33 (t-17th)60 (31st)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):15/39 [38.5%] (1st)9/53 [17.0%] (19th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):34/45 [75.6%] (23rd)52/65 [80.0%] (t-15th)
SHOTS PER GAME (Rank):30.6 (t-14th)30.2 (18th)
SHOTS AGAINST PER GAME (Rank):26.9 (t-5th)35.7 (31st)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):502 (8th)592 (1st)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):52.0% (8th)46.3% (29th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):53.6% (4th)52.3% (7th)

MAPLE LEAFS – CANUCKS NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:Oct. 11, 1970 (Vancouver 5, Toronto 3)
All-Time Record:63-62-22-3 (150 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:37-25-11-1 (74 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:26-37-11-2 (76 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent at Home:Feb. 6, 2021 (Toronto 5, Vancouver 1)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS10 (Matthews)
ASSISTS14 (Marner)
POINTS20 (Marner)
POWER PLAY POINTS(Marner)
SHORTHANDED POINTSN/A
PIMs22 (Simmonds)
SHOTS50 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%63.5% (Spezza)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %66.3% (Thornton)
BLOCKED SHOTS20 (Muzzin)
TAKEAWAYS11 (Matthews)
HITS23 (Holl)
TOI PER GAME23:48 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:14 (Rielly)
SH TOI PER GAME3:54 (Holl)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

Frederik Andersen– Tied for first in the NHL in wins (7).- Ninth among NHL goaltenders in saves made (242).- Has an 12-2-5 record with a 1.60 goals-against average and a .940 save percentage in 19 career games against Vancouver. 
TJ Brodie– Averaging 18:39 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto skaters.- Fourth among Maple Leafs defencemen in points (0-4-4).
Justin Holl– Ranks 14th among NHL defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:00) with a shot attempt percentage of 56.4%.- Ranks 18th among NHL defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:00) with a goals for percentage of 64.7%.- Ranks third among right-handed NHL defencemen in shorthanded ice time per game (3:54).
Zach Hyman–  Leads Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:46).- Has the highest on-ice goals for percentage (72.2%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto forwards.
Alex Kerfoot– One of five Maple Leafs to average over 1:00 in ice timer per game on the power play (1:21) and 1:00 per game on the penalty kill (1:48).- Ranks seventh among Toronto forwards in shifts per game (20.3).
Mitch Marner– Ranks third among NHLers in points (6-14-20).- Tied for second in the NHL in even-strength goals (6).- Leads NHL forwards in time on ice per game (22:58).- Has played 40.7% of Toronto’s shorthanded ice time.
Auston Matthews– Leads the NHL in goals (10).- Averaging 21:42 in time on ice per game, which ranks eighth among NHL forwards.- Ranks third among Maple Leafs in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (55.9%).- Ranks second in the NHL in shots on goal (50).
Ilya Mikheyev– Ranks third among Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:20).- Has an average of 17.1 shot attempts per 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time, which ranks third among NHLers who have played at least 25 minutes of shorthanded ice time.  
Jake Muzzin– Tied 16th among NHL skaters in shorthanded ice time per game (3:40).- Ranks 26th among NHL defencemen who average at least 15 minutes per game in 5-on-5 ice time in shot attempts per 60 minutes (12.19).- Has the highest on-ice even-strength goals for percentage among Maple Leafs defencemen who have appeared in every game this season (64.7%).
William Nylander– Has the fourth highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (2.70) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 55.7%, which is the third-highest percentage among Maple Leafs forwards.- Has recorded nine points (2-7-9) in six games on home ice this season.
Morgan Rielly– Leads Maple Leafs in average time on ice (23:48).- Tied for third among NHL defencemen in assists (9).- Has nine points (1-8-9) in 15 career games against Vancouver.
Jason Spezza– Has the highest points per 60 minutes rate (3.80) among Maple Leafs who have appeared in at least five games.- Recorded his eighth career hat trick on February 4 vs. Vancouver.
John Tavares– One of 34 NHLers to have appeared in at least 10 games (12 GP) while averaging at least a point per game (5-7-12).- Tied for third in the NHL in power play goals (4).- Has been on the ice for a team-high nine power play goals, which is tied for the Maple Leafs lead and is tied for the 14th most in the NHL.- Has the third-highest faceoff win percentage (60.8%) among NHLers who have taken at least 175 faceoffs (176).
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Zach HymanAssists (2) in two consecutive games and points (2-2-4) in three consecutive games.
Mitch MarnerAssists (11) and Points (3-11-14) in seven consecutive games.
Auston MatthewsGoals (8) and points (8-1-9) in six consecutive games.
Morgan RiellyAssists (3) in two consecutive games.
John TavaresPoints (1-4-5) in four consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Zach BogosianThree points from 200 NHL points
Auston MatthewsOne point from 300 NHL points
Jake MuzzinFive assists from 200 NHL assists
Five games from 100 games as a Maple Leaf
  

RECENT MILESTONES

Zach BogosianFirst point as a Maple Leaf (Feb. 4 vs. VAN)
Mikko LehtonenFirst NHL point (Jan. 30 at EDM)
  

INJURY REPORT

Jack Campbell (Leg)Week-to-week.
Travis Dermott (Leg)Did not play on Feb. 6 vs. VAN.
Nick Robertson (Knee)On long term injured reserve.
Wayne SimmondsLeft Toronto’s game on Feb. 6 vs. VAN and did not return.
Joe Thornton (Rib)On long term injured reserve.
 Man Games Lost: 23
  

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

Feb. 2Added forward Nic Petan to roster.
  

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