CALGARY FLAMES (9-9-2 – 20 Points) vs.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (15-4-2 – 32 Points)
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2021
ON THE SCORESHEET
- William Nylander put the Maple Leafs on the board with a goal at 18:32 of the third period and later scored the overtime winner at 1:06 of the extra frame. Tonight’s game is his second multi-goal and fifth multi-point game of the season. Nylander has four points (3-1-4) over his last four games. He has 13 points (5-8-13) in 12 games on home ice this season.
- Zach Hyman registered the primary assist on Nylander’s third period goal. Hyman has registered six of his seven assists on home ice this season. He has seven points (2-5-7) in nine games during the month of February.
- Auston Matthews collected the secondary assist on Nylander’s third period goal and later registered the primary assist on Nylander’s overtime winning goal. Tonight’s game is Matthews’ third multi-assist and eighth multi-point game of the season. He has 19 points (11-8-19) in 12 games on home ice in 2020-21. In 11 games during the month of February, he has recorded 21 points (12-9-21).
- Justin Holl picked up the secondary assist on Nylander’s overtime goal. Holl has recorded five of his seven assists on home ice in 2020-21. He has a pair of assists in four games against Calgary this season.
- Michael Hutchinson stopped 21 of the 22 shots he faced to earn his second win of the season.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|CALGARY||7 (6)||11 (10)||3 (2)||1 (0)||22 (18)|
|TORONTO||11 (8)||15 (14)||12 (8)||1 (0)||39 (30)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|CALGARY||16 (14)||14 (13)||11 (8)||1 (0)||42 (35)|
|TORONTO||16 (11)||25 (24)||27 (16)||1 (0)||69 (51)|
NO PLACE LIKE HOME
|Record at Home||9-3-1 (13 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Calgary||64-61-12-5 (142 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Calgary at Home||37-20-7-3 (67 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||9 (Nylander)|
|Faceoff Wins||9 (Tavares)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||100% (Nylander – 1 won, 0 lost)|
|Hits||2 (Bogosian, Hyman, Spezza)|
|Blocked Shots||3 (Holl)|
|Power Play TOI||4:56 (Matthews)|
|Shorthanded TOI||2:28 (Brodie)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||86.7% (Boyd, Spezza – 13 for, 2 against)|
|Opponent scores first||5-2-1|
|Tied after 1||5-1-0|
|Tied after 2||5-0-1|
|Do not score a power play goal||4-3-0|
|Do not allow a power play goal||8-1-1|
- The Maple Leafs went 2-for-2 on the penalty kill and 0-for-4 on the power play tonight.
- Travis Dermott and Morgan Rielly were on the ice for a team-high 22 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Dermott finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 75.9% (22 for, 7 against), while Rielly finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 51.2% (22 for, 21 against).
- Auston Matthews won 63% (5 won, 3 lost) of his faceoffs against Calgary centre Elias Lindholm.
- Jason Spezza and John Tavares were both 4-for-5 (80%) on offensive zone faceoffs tonight.
- Saturday, February 27, 7:00 p.m. at Edmonton Oilers (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
- Monday, March 1, 10:00 p.m. at Edmonton Oilers (Sportsnet Ontario, FAN 590)
- Wednesday, March 3, 8:00 p.m. at Edmonton Oilers (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)
- Thursday, March 4, 10:00 p.m. at Vancouver Canucks (TSN4, FAN 590)
- Saturday, March 6, 7:00 p.m. at Vancouver Canucks (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)
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.