MAPLE LEAFS 2, SENATORS 1 POSTGAME NOTES

OTTAWA SENATORS (4-13-1 – 8 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (12-3-2 – 26 Points)

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2021

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GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Auston Matthews opened the scoring for the Maple Leafs at 4:41 of the second period. Matthews has goals (3) in two consecutive games and points (12-4-16) in 11 consecutive games. He has 13 points (9-4-13) in nine games on home ice this season. He has registered four goals and two assists in four games against Ottawa in 2020-21 and has 28 points (17 goals, 11 assists) in 19 career games against the Senators.
  • Alex Kerfoot scored the second Toronto goal of the game at 10:46 of the third period. Kerfoot has points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games. He has four points (2-2-4) over his last five games played. He has two goals and an assist in four games against the Senators this season.
  • Justin Holl registered the primary assist on Matthews’ second period goal. Holl has two points (1-1-2) over his last four games played. Four of his six assists have come on home ice this season. He has a pair of assists in four games against Ottawa.
  • Jake Muzzin picked up the secondary assist on Matthews’ second period goal before recording the primary assist on Kerfoot’s third period goal. Muzzin’s second assist of the night was his 200th career NHL assist. Tonight’s game is his third multi-assist and multi-point game of the season. He has five assists over his last four games played. He has seven assists in seven games during the month of February. Tonight’s game was his 100th game as a Maple Leaf.
  • TJ Brodie collected the secondary assist on Kerfoot’s third period goal. Brodie has assists (2) in two consecutive games. He has recorded four of his six assists on home ice this season. He has three assists in four games against Ottawa this season.
  • Frederik Andersen stopped 28 of the 29 shots he faced in the win.

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

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
OTTAWA10 (10)12 (10)6 (8)28 (25)
TORONTO5 (5)13 (12)10 (9)28 (24)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
OTTAWA21 (21)18 (15)15 (8)54 (44)
TORONTO6 (6)19 (17)15 (9)40 (32)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Record at Home7-2-1 (10 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Ottawa  58-54-3-12 (127 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Ottawa at Home32-22-2-8 (64 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Tavares)
Shot Attempts(Tavares)
Faceoff Wins13 (Tavares)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Marner – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Brodie, Hyman, Tavares)
Blocked Shots(Hyman)
Takeaways(Nylander)
TOI22:20 (Muzzin)
Power Play TOI4:24 (Matthews)
Shorthanded TOI3:25 (Muzzin)
Shifts28 (Marner)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage60.0% (Dermott – 6 for, 4 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Scoring first8-2-1
Tied after 14-1-0
Tied after 24-0-1
Do not score a power play goal3-2-0
Do not allow a power play goal5-1-1
Even in shots1-0-0
Wednesday3-1-0

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs went 3-for-3 on the penalty kill and 0-for-3 on the power play tonight.
  • Toronto’s line of Pierre EngvallAlex Kerfoot and Ilya Mikheyev were the lone Maple Leafs to not start a 5-on-5 shift in the offensive zone.
  • Jake Muzzin was on the ice for a team-high 15 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. He finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 50% (15 for, 15 against).
  • John Tavares was 4-for-5 (80%) in the faceoff circle against Ottawa centre Nick Paul.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • Thursday, February 18, 7:00 p.m. vs. Ottawa Senators (Sportsnet Ontario, FAN 590)
  • Saturday, February 20, 7:00 p.m. at Montreal Canadiens (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)
  • Monday, February 22, 7:00 p.m. vs. Calgary Flames (TSN4, TSN 1050)
  • Wednesday, February 24, 7:00 p.m. vs. Calgary Flames (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
  • Saturday, February 27, 7:00 p.m. at Edmonton Oilers (Sportsnet, 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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