FLAMES AT MAPLE LEAFS PREGAME NOTES

CALGARY FLAMES (8-9-1 – 17 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (14-3-2 – 30 Points)

FEBRUARY 22, 2021 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

SCOTIABANK ARENA (TORONTO, ON) ▪
TV: TSN4 ▪ RADIO: TSN 1050

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus CALGARY

ALL-TIME RECORD:63-60-12-5 (140 Games)
ALL-TIME at HOME:36-19-7-3 (65 Games)
2020-21:2-0-0
LAST FIVE:3-1-1
LAST 10:6-3-1

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus CALGARY

GAMES PLAYED:Joe Thornton (66), Jake Muzzin (33), Jason Spezza (29)
GOALS:Joe Thornton (11), John Tavares (8), Wayne Simmonds (7)
ASSISTS:Joe Thornton (44), Jake Muzzin (16), John Tavares (11)
POINTS:Joe Thornton (55), John Tavares (19), Jake Muzzin (19)
PENALTY MINUTES:Jason Spezza (33), Joe Thornton (31), Wayne Simmonds (23)

MAPLE LEAFS – FLAMES TEAM STATS

 TORONTOCALGARY
GOALS FOR (Rank):72 (t-1st)46 (18th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       51 (19th)54 (t-21st)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):21/56 [37.5%] (1st)14/69 [20.3%] (16th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):49/61 [80.3%] (14th)47/61 [77.1%] (21st)
SHOTS PER GAME (Rank):29.3 (t-22nd)29.1 (24th)
SHOTS AGAINST PER GAME (Rank):28.6 (t-9th)30.1 (19th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):760 (9th)748 (11th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):48.3% (24th)51.7% (t-8th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):52.8% (5th)49.4% (19th)

MAPLE LEAFS – FLAMES NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:Nov. 5, 1972 (Toronto 2, Atlanta 2)
All-Time Record:63-60-12-5 (140 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:36-19-7-3 (65 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:27-41-5-2 (75 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent at Home:Dec. 6, 2017 (Toronto 2, Calgary 1 SO)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS18 (Matthews)
ASSISTS21 (Marner)
POINTS30 (Marner)
POWER PLAY POINTS(Marner, Matthews, Rielly)
SHORTHANDED POINTSN/A
PIMs22 (Simmonds)
SHOTS75 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%59.8% (Tavares)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %57.8% (Thornton)
BLOCKED SHOTS35 (Muzzin)
TAKEAWAYS17 (Marner)
HITS35 (Hyman)
TOI PER GAME23:35 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:11 (Matthews)
SH TOI PER GAME3:20 (Holl)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

Frederik Andersen– Leads the NHL in wins (11).- Tied for second among NHL goaltenders in saves made (411).- Has a 9-2-2 record with a 2.48 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage in 15 career games against Calgary.
Travis Boyd– Averaging 2.95 points per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which ranks fifth among Toronto skaters who have appeared in multiple games.
TJ Brodie– Averaging 18:53 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto skaters.- Fourth among Maple Leafs defencemen in points (0-5-5).
Justin Holl– Ranks 31st among NHL right handed defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:18) with a shot attempt percentage of 50.2%.- Tied for 22nd among NHL defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:18) with a goals for percentage of 53.8%.- Ranks 14th in the NHL in shorthanded ice time per game (3:20).
Zach Hyman–  Leads Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:20).- Has the second-highest on-ice goals for percentage (68.0%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto forwards.
Alex Kerfoot– Has two goals and five assists in 11 games on home ice this season.- Ranks seventh among Toronto forwards in shifts per game (19.8).- Has seven points (3-4-7) in nine games during the month of February.
Mitch Marner– Second among NHLers in assists (21)- Third among NHLers in points (9-21-30).- Second in the NHL in even-strength goals (9).- Leads NHL forwards in time on ice per game (22:40).- Has played 40.6% of Toronto’s shorthanded ice time.- Has the highest on-ice goals for percentage (76.4%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto forwards..
Auston Matthews– Leads the NHL in goals (18).- Fourth among NHLers in points (18-11-29).- Averaging 21:45 in time on ice per game, which is ranked seventh among NHL forwards.- Ranks third among Maple Leafs forwards in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (51.2%).- Ranks third in the NHL in shots on goal (75).- Leads the NHL in scoring during the month of February (12-7-19).
Ilya Mikheyev– Ranks third among Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:05).- Has an average of 13.7 shot attempts per 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time, which ranks fourth among NHLers who have played at least 35 minutes of shorthanded ice time (39:27).  – Has started 38.6% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest percentage among Maple Leafs.
Jake Muzzin– Tied for 21st among NHL skaters in shorthanded ice time per game (3:13).- Tied for 10th among NHL defencemen and ranks sixth among Maple Leafs in points (1-11-12). – Has started 48.0 percent of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest mark among Toronto defencemen.
William Nylander– Has the eighth highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.88) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 51.8%, which is the second-highest percentage among Maple Leafs forwards who have appeared in at least five games.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 56.2% at 5-on-5.- Averaging 2.35 takeaways per 60 minutes of ice time, which rank second on the Maple Leafs.   
Morgan Rielly– Leads Maple Leafs in average time on ice (23:35).- Tied for second among NHL defencemen in points (2-14-16).- Has five assists in two games against Calgary this season.- Has nine points (1-8-9) in nine games during the month of February.
Jason Spezza– Has the third-highest points per 60 minutes rate (3.03) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs who have appeared in over five games.- Has won 61.5% of his defensive zone faceoffs, which is the fourth highest percentage among NHLers who have taken at least 75 defensive zone draws.
John Tavares– Tied for 10th in the NHL in power play goals (4).- Has the third-highest faceoff win percentage (59.8%) among NHLers who have taken at least 250 faceoffs (276).- Has five goals and four assists in 11 games at home this season.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 60.0% at 5-on-5 in 2020-21.
Joe Thornton– Has the highest 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage among Toronto skaters at 57.9%.- Has recorded two goals and five assists through four games since returning from injury on February 15.
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Alex KerfootPoints (2-3-5) in four consecutive games.
Mitch MarnerGoals (2), assists (5) and points (2-5-7) in two consecutive games.
Auston MatthewsGoals (7) in four consecutive games, assists (4) in two consecutive games and points (16-8-24) in 13 consecutive games.
Morgan RiellyAssists (4) in two consecutive games.
Jason SpezzaAssists (2) in two consecutive games.
John TavaresPoints (1-1-2) in two consecutive games.
Joe ThorntonAssists (5) and points (2-5-7) in four consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Zach BogosianTwo points from 200 NHL points
Travis BoydFour games from 100 career NHL games
Jake MuzzinTwo games from 600 career NHL games
Joe ThorntonFive assists from 1,100 career NHL assists
  

RECENT MILESTONES

Justin Holl100th NHL game (Feb. 20 at MTL)
Auston Matthews300th NHL point (Feb. 8 vs. VAN)
300th NHL game (Feb. 20 at MTL)
Jake Muzzin200th NHL assist (Feb. 17 vs. OTT)
100th game as a Maple Leaf (Feb. 17 vs. OTT)
  

INJURY REPORT

Jack Campbell (Leg)On injured reserve.
Wayne Simmonds (Wrist)On injured reserve.
 Man Games Lost: 44
  

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

Feb. 17Acquired forward Alex Galchenyuk from Carolina in exchange for forward Egor Korshkov and defenceman David Warsofsky.
  

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