TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (18-5-2 – 38 Points) vs.
VANCOUVER CANUCKS (10-15-2 – 22 Points)
THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2021
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)
|TORONTO||15 (11)||10 (8)||8 (4)||–||33 (23)|
|VANCOUVER||7 (7)||12 (11)||8 (8)||–||27 (26)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||22 (17)||17 (12)||19 (13)||–||58 (42)|
|VANCOUVER||14 (13)||16 (15)||17 (17)||–||47 (45)|
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
|Record on the Road||9-2-1 (12 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Vancouver||64-63-22-3 (152 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Vancouver on the Road||26-38-11-2 (77 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||8 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Wins||8 (Spezza)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||80% (Spezza – 8 won, 2 lost)|
|Hits||3 (Kerfoot, Mikheyev)|
|Blocked Shots||4 (Brodie)|
|Power Play TOI||2:37 (Matthews, Rielly, Tavares)|
|Shorthanded TOI||1:14 (Muzzin)|
|Shifts||24 (Four players tied)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||64.0% (Hyman – 16 for, 9 against)|
|Opponent scores first||5-3-1|
|Tied after 1||6-2-0|
|Trail after 2||0-4-0|
|Do not score a power play goal||4-4-0|
|Allow 1 power play goal||5-3-1|
- 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.
- 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.