LEAFS 2, FLAMES 1 (OT)

CALGARY FLAMES (9-9-2 – 20 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (15-4-2 – 32 Points)

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2021

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CALGARY00101
TORONTO00112

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

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)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
CALGARY7 (6)11 (10)3 (2)1 (0)22 (18)
TORONTO11 (8)15 (14)12 (8)1 (0)39 (30)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
CALGARY16 (14)14 (13)11 (8)1 (0)42 (35)
TORONTO16 (11)25 (24)27 (16)1 (0)69 (51)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Record at Home9-3-1 (13 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Calgary  64-61-12-5 (142 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Calgary at Home37-20-7-3 (67 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Nylander)
Shot Attempts(Nylander)
Faceoff Wins(Tavares)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Nylander – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Bogosian, Hyman, Spezza)
Blocked Shots(Holl)
Takeaways(Marner)
TOI25:34 (Rielly)
Power Play TOI4:56 (Matthews)
Shorthanded TOI2:28 (Brodie)
Shifts30 (Dermott)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage86.7% (Boyd, Spezza – 13 for, 2 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Opponent scores first5-2-1
Tied after 15-1-0
Tied after 25-0-1
Do not score a power play goal4-3-0
Do not allow a power play goal8-1-1
Outshooting opponent6-2-1
Overtime2-2
Wednesday4-1-0

OF NOTE…

  • 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.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • 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.

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