MAPLE LEAFS 3, CANUCKS 1 POSTGAME NOTES

VANCOUVER CANUCKS (6-10-0 – 12 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (10-2-1 – 21 Points)

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2021

 123OTFINAL
VANCOUVER0101
TORONTO1023

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Morgan Rielly put the Maple Leafs on the board at 6:38 of the first period. Rielly has points (1-3-4) in three consecutive games. Both of Rielly’s goals have come on home ice this season. The Maple Leafs are 7-0-0 when he records are point in 2020-21.
  • Auston Matthews scored the second Toronto goal of the night at 9:22 of the third period. Matthews’ goal is his 300th career NHL point. He has goals (9) and points (9-1-10) in seven consecutive games. With goals in seven consecutive games, Matthews has established a new career-long goal streak. He leads the NHL in goals scored (11).
  • Alex Kerfoot scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the game at 9:33 of the third period. Kerfoot’s goal is his second of the season and first on home ice. He has a goal and two assists in seven games at Scotiabank Arena this season.
  • Mitch Marner registered the primary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Marner has assists (12) and points (3-12-15) in eight consecutive games. He has registered seven points (1-6-7) over this three game series with Vancouver. He has 12 points (4-8-12) over seven games on home ice.
  • Rasmus Sandin picked up the secondary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Sandin’s assist is his first point of the 2020-21 season. He had a goal and seven assists in 28 games with the Maple Leafs last season.
  • Ilya Mikheyev had the lone assist on Kerfoot’s third period goal. Mikheyev has two assists over his last four games played. His assist tonight is his first point on home ice this season.
  • Frederik Andersen stopped 31 of the 32 shots he faced to earn his eighth win of the season.

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

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
VANCOUVER13 (11)14 (12)5 (4)32 (27)
TORONTO4 (3)3 (2)12 (11)19 (16)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
VANCOUVER17 (15)23 (20)15 (6)55 (41)
TORONTO11 (10)9 (7)19 (16)39 (33)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Record at Home6-1-0 (7 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Vancouver  64-62-22-3 (151 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Vancouver at Home38-25-11-1 (75 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Marner, Tavares)
Shot Attempts(Marner)
Faceoff Wins(Matthews)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Boyd – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Matthews)
Blocked Shots(Muzzin)
Takeaways(Six players tied)
TOI24:49 (Matthews)
Power Play TOI3:36 (Matthews)
Shorthanded TOI4:59 (Muzzin)
Shifts28 (Hyman, Marner)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage75.0% (Rielly – 18 for, 6 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Scoring first7-1-0
Lead after 16-0-0
Tied after 29-0-0
Do not score a power play goal1-1-0
Allow 1 power play goal5-2-1
Outshot by opponent6-1-0
Monday2-0-0

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs went 3-for-4 on the penalty kill and 0-for-2 on the power play tonight.
  • Morgan Rielly was on the ice for a team-high 18 shot attempts at 5-on-5 tonight. Rielly finished the game with a team-high 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 75.0% (18 for, 6 against).
  • Jason Spezza won 67% (4 won, 2 lost) of his defensive zone faceoffs.
  • John Tavares won 71% (4 won, 2 lost) of his faceoffs when matched up with Vancouver centre Bo Horvat.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • Wednesday, February 10, 7:30 p.m. at Montreal Canadiens (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
  • Saturday, February 13, 7:00 p.m. vs. Montreal Canadiens (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
  • Monday, February 15, 7:00 p.m. vs. Ottawa Senators (TSN4, TSN 1050)
  • Wednesday, February 17, 7:00 p.m. vs. Ottawa Senators (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
  • Thursday, February 18, 7:00 p.m. vs. Ottawa Senators (Sportsnet Ontario, FAN 590)

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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