CANUCKS 3, LEAFS 1

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (18-5-2 – 38 Points) vs.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS (10-15-2 – 22 Points)

THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2021

 123OTFINAL
TORONTO1001
VANCOUVER1113

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Pierre Engvall put the Maple Leafs on the board with a goal at 17:15 of the first period. Engvall has points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games. He has three points (1-2-3) over his last three games played. Engvall has registered four (1-3-4) of his five points on the road this season.
  • Ilya Mikheyev had the lone assist on Engvall’s first period goal. Mikheyev has points (1-2-3) in three consecutive games. He has registered six (2-4-6) of his eight points on the road this season. He has a pair of assists in four games against Vancouver in 2020-21.
  • Michael Hutchinson stopped 24 shots in the loss.

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

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO15 (11)10 (8)8 (4)33 (23)
VANCOUVER7 (7)12 (11)8 (8)27 (26)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO22 (17)17 (12)19 (13)58 (42)
VANCOUVER14 (13)16 (15)17 (17)47 (45)

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Record on the Road9-2-1 (12 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Vancouver  64-63-22-3 (152 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Vancouver on the Road26-38-11-2 (77 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Matthews)
Shot Attempts(Matthews)
Faceoff Wins(Spezza)
Faceoff Win Percentage80% (Spezza – 8 won, 2 lost)
Hits(Kerfoot, Mikheyev)
Blocked Shots(Brodie)
Takeaways(Holl)
TOI26:00 (Rielly)
Power Play TOI2:37 (Matthews, Rielly, Tavares)
Shorthanded TOI1:14 (Muzzin)
Shifts24 (Four players tied)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage64.0% (Hyman – 16 for, 9 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Opponent scores first5-3-1
Tied after 16-2-0
Trail after 20-4-0
Do not score a power play goal4-4-0
Allow 1 power play goal5-3-1
Outshooting opponent7-3-1
Thursday3-1-0

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs were 0-for-1 on the penalty kill and 0-for-2 on the power play tonight.
  • William Nylander and John Tavares were on the ice for a team-high 18 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Nylander finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 60% (18 for, 12 against), while Tavares finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 58.1% (18 for, 13 against).
  • Jason Spezza won 88% (7 won, 1 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs. He was 5-for-5 (100%) in the faceoff circle against Vancouver centre Bo Horvat. 

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • 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)
  • Saturday, March 13, 7:00 p.m. vs. Winnipeg Jets (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
  • Sunday, March 14, 7:00 p.m. at Ottawa Senators (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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