TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (17-4-2 – 36 Points) vs.
EDMONTON OILERS (14-10-0 – 28 Points)
MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2021
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Zach Hyman put the Maple Leafs on the board at 7:19 of the first period. Hyman has goals (2) in two consecutive games and points (2-1-3) in three consecutive games. He has scored five of his six goals on the road this season. In six games against Edmonton this season, Hyman has registered three goals and one assist.
- William Nylander scored the second Toronto goal of the game at 10:20 of the first period and later had the secondary assist on Morgan Rielly’s first period goal. Tonight’s game is Nylander’s sixth multi-point game of the season. Nylander has goals (4) and points (4-1-5) in three consecutive games. In six games against the Oilers in 2020-21, Nylander has registered seven points (4-3-7). He has 15 points (6-9-15) in 14 career games against Edmonton.
- Morgan Rielly registered the primary assist on Hyman’s first period goal and later scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the night on the power play at 18:07 of the first period. Tonight’s game is Rielly’s sixth multi-point performance of 2020-21. He has 10 points (1-9-10) in 10 games on the road this season. He has 12 points (2-10-12) over his last 15 games played.
- Ilya Mikheyev picked up the secondary assist on Hyman’s first period goal. Mikheyev has two goals and four assists in 23 games this season. He has registered four (1-3-4) of his six points on the road this season.
- Mitch Marner recorded the primary assist on Rielly’s first period goal. Marner has points (1-2-3) in two consecutive games. He has seven points (2-5-7) in six games against the Oilers this season. In 10 games on the road in 2020-21, he has recorded 15 points (4-11-15).
- Michael Hutchinson stopped 31 shots to earn his first shutout of the season and the sixth of his career. Tonight’s game marks the Maple Leafs’ first consecutive shutouts since January 31 and February 1, 2018 (Frederik Andersen and Curtis McElhinney) and first consecutive shutouts in road games since April 2 and 3, 2004 (Ed Belfour).
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||10 (8)||5 (7)||8 (7)||–||23 (13)|
|EDMONTON||9 (5)||8 (1)||14 (12)||–||31 (27)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||20 (14)||11 (2)||10 (9)||–||41 (25)|
|EDMONTON||15 (14)||19 (15)||22 (19)||–||56 (48)|
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
|Record on the Road||8-1-1 (10 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Edmonton||56-44-8-2 (110 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Edmonton on the Road||26-25-6-2 (59 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shots||4 (Mikheyev, Rielly)|
|Shot Attempts||5 (Mikheyev)|
|Faceoff Wins||8 (Spezza)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||100% (Nylander – 1 won, 0 lost)|
|Hits||3 (Holl, Rielly)|
|Blocked Shots||2 (Four players tied)|
|Power Play TOI||3:38 (Marner)|
|Shorthanded TOI||3:41 (Holl, Muzzin)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||62.5% (Nylander – 5 for, 3 against)|
|Lead after 1||7-1-1|
|Lead after 2||12-1-1|
|Score 1 power play goal||8-0-2|
|Do not allow a power play goal||10-1-1|
|Outshot by opponent||10-2-1|
- The Maple Leafs were 4-for-4 on the penalty kill and 1-for-1 on the power play tonight.
- With tonight’s win, the Maple Leafs equal the franchise’s longest road point streak at nine games set in the 1947-48 season (Previously Nov. 30, 1947 to Jan. 11, 1948 (4W, 5T)).
- Travis Boyd skated in his 100th NHL game.
- Jake Muzzin and John Tavares were on the ice for a team-high 10 shot attempts for at 5-on-5.
- Jake Muzzin skated in his 600th NHL game.
- Jason Spezza won 63% (5 won, 3 lost) of his defensive zone.
- John Tavares was 7-for-10 (70%) on defensive zone faceoffs tonight and won 60% (6 won, 4 lost) of his faceoffs against Edmonton centre Connor McDavid.
- Jimmy Vesey started 20.0% of his 5-on-5 faceoffs in the defensive zone, which was the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.
- 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)
- Tuesday, March 9, 7:00 p.m. vs. Winnipeg Jets (TSN4, FAN 590)
- Thursday, March 11 7:00 p.m. vs. Winnipeg Jets (TSN4, 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.
The NBA announced Monday that tomorrow’s game between the Toronto Raptors and Detroit Pistons at Amalie Arena in Tampa has been postponed and tentatively rescheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m. pending additional test results.
ETROIT AT TORONTO GAME POSTPONED, TENTATIVELY MOVED TO WEDNESDAY
NEW YORK, March 1, 2021 – The National Basketball Association today announced the Detroit Pistons at Toronto Raptors game scheduled for tomorrow at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. has been postponed and tentatively rescheduled for Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. ET pending additional test results.
The game is being postponed tomorrow due to positive test results and ongoing contact tracing within the Raptors organization.