WINNIPEG JETS (16-8-1 – 33 Points) vs.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (18-7-2 – 38 Points)
TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2021
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Zach Hyman put the Maple Leafs on the board at 8:16 of the first period. Hyman has scored three goals over his last five games played. He has a pair of goals and six assists in 12 games on home ice this season.
- Auston Matthews scored the second Toronto goal of the game on the power play at 17:44 of the first period and later scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the night at 18:06 of the third period. Tonight’s game is his sixth multi-goal and ninth multi-point performance of the season. Matthews has 21 points (13-8-21) in 13 games on home ice this season. In 10 career games against Winnipeg, he has recorded 14 points (5-9-14). His third period goal was his 20th of the season, marking the fifth time he has scored at least 20 goals in a season in his career.
- TJ Brodie recorded the lone assist on Hyman’s first period goal. Brodie has assists (2) in two consecutive games. He has registered three assists over his last five games played.
- Morgan Rielly registered the primary assist on Matthews’ first period goal. Rielly has four points (1-3-4) over his last five games played. He has nine points (3-6-9) in 14 games on home ice this season.
- Mitch Marner had the secondary assist on Matthews’ first period goal. Marner has three assists over his last five games played. He has two goals and an assist in two games against Winnipeg this season. In 14 games on home ice, he has recorded 19 points (6-13-19).
- John Tavares registered the primary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Tavares has points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games. In 30 career games against the Jets, he has recorded 32 points (10 goals, 22 assists).
- William Nylander picked up the secondary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Nylander has four points (2-2-4) over his last five games played. He has 14 points (5-9-14) in 14 games on home ice this season.
- Frederik Andersen stopped 19 shots in the loss.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|WINNIPEG||6 (3)||11 (10)||6 (6)||–||23 (19)|
|TORONTO||8 (7)||18 (17)||13 (8)||–||39 (32)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|WINNIPEG||17 (9)||15 (14)||9 (9)||–||41 (32)|
|TORONTO||14 (12)||29 (25)||26 (16)||–||69 (53)|
NO PLACE LIKE HOME
|Record at Home||9-4-1 (14 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg||35-20-1-9 (65 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg||18-10-1-4 (33 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||11 (Marner)|
|Faceoff Wins||13 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||72% (Matthews – 13 won, 5 lost)|
|Hits||2 (Five players tied)|
|Blocked Shots||2 (Brodie)|
|Power Play TOI||2:33 (Marner)|
|Shorthanded TOI||2:12 (Holl)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||82.4% (Thornton – 14 for, 3 against)|
|Lead after 1||10-2-1|
|Trail after 2||0-5-0|
|Score 1 power play goal||8-1-2|
|Allow 1 power play goal||5-4-1|
- The Maple Leafs were 1-for-2 on the penalty kill and 1-for-2 on the power play tonight.
- Jake Muzzin was on the ice for a team-high 30 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Muzzin finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 75% (30 for, 10 against).
- Auston Matthews won 67% (4 won, 2 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs and 100% (6 won, 0 lost) of his defensive zone faceoffs.
- John Tavares won 63% (5 won, 3 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs.
- 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)
- Friday, March 19, 7:00 p.m. vs. Calgary Flames (Sportsnet Ontario, FAN 590)
- Saturday, March 20, 7:00 p.m. vs. Calgary Flames (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.