WINNIPEG-TORONTO PREGAME NOTES

WINNIPEG JETS (16-8-2 – 34 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (19-7-2 – 40 Points)

MARCH 13, 2021 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

SCOTIABANK ARENA (TORONTO, ON) ▪
TV: SPORTSNET ▪ RADIO: SPORTSNET 590 THE FAN

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus WINNIPEG

ALL-TIME RECORD:36-20-1-9 (66 Games)
ALL-TIME on the ROAD:19-10-1-4 (34 Games)
2020-21:2-1-0
LAST FIVE:3-1-1
LAST 10:7-2-1

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus WINNIPEG

GAMES PLAYED:Jason Spezza (53), Joe Thornton (46), John Tavares (31)
GOALS:Jason Spezza (15), Joe Thornton (12), John Tavares (10)
ASSISTS:Jason Spezza (36), Joe Thornton (32), John Tavares (23)
POINTS:Jason Spezza (51), Joe Thornton (44), John Tavares (33)
PENALTY MINUTES:Joe Thornton (41), John Tavares (25), Jason Spezza (20)

MAPLE LEAFS – JETS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOWINNIPEG
GOALS FOR (Rank):97 (2nd)86 (t-7th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       70 (t-10th)75 (15th)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):26/83 [31.3%] (2nd)18/76 [23.7%] (12th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):61/79 [77.2%] (19th)49/64 [76.6%] (20th)
SHOTS PER GAME (Rank):30.8 (t-9th)29.3 (21st)
SHOTS AGAINST PER GAME (Rank):28.4 (7th)32.1 (28th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):1181 (8th)1082 (16th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):49.4% (t-17th)47.5% (27th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):52.2% (t-8th)48.4% (22nd)

MAPLE LEAFS – JETS NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:Oct. 27, 1999 (Toronto 4, Atlanta 0)
All-Time Record:36-20-1-9 (66 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:19-10-1-4 (34 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:17-10-0-5 (32 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent on the Road:March 11, 2021 (Toronto 4, Winnipeg 3 OT)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS21 (Matthews)
ASSISTS26 (Marner)
POINTS37 (Marner)
POWER PLAY POINTS13 (Marner)
SHORTHANDED POINTSN/A
PIMs26 (Bogosian)
SHOTS108 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%59.2% (Tavares)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %56.9% (Thornton)
BLOCKED SHOTS43 (Brodie, Holl)
TAKEAWAYS25 (Matthews)
HITS46 (Muzzin)
TOI PER GAME23:56 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:22 (Matthews)
SH TOI PER GAME2:50 (Holl)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

Frederik Andersen– Tied for second in the NHL in wins (13).- Tied for ninth among NHL goaltenders in saves made (507).- Has a 11-1-2 record with a 2.93 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage in 15 career games against Winnipeg.
Travis Boyd– Averaging 2.61 points per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which ranks fourth among Toronto skaters who have appeared in multiple games.
TJ Brodie– Averaging 19:05 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto skaters.- Has the highest on-ice goals-for percentage (65.1%) at even strength among Maple Leafs defencemen who have appeared in multiple games.- Third among Maple Leafs defencemen in points (0-10-10).
Jack Campbell– Is 3-0-0 with a 1.33 goals-against average and a .951 save percentage this season.
Justin Holl– Tied for 15th among NHL right handed defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:32) with a shot attempt percentage of 53.4% when the score is within one goal.- Ranks 37th in the NHL in shorthanded ice time per game (2:50).- Tied for fourth among NHL defencemen in primary assists at 5-on-5 (5).
Michael Hutchinson– Has a .934 save percentage and a 2.03 goals-against average through five starts this season. 
Zach Hyman–  Leads Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:04).- Has the third-highest on-ice goals for percentage (64.7%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto forwards.
Alex Kerfoot– Leads the Maple Leafs in on-ice goals for percentage (70.0%) at 5-on-5.- Sixth among Toronto forwards in shifts per game (19.9).- Has the sixth highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.97) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.
Mitch Marner– Fourth among NHLers in assists (26).- Fourth among NHLers in points (11-26-37).- Tied for second in the NHL in even-strength goals (11).- Leads NHL forwards in time on ice per game (22:33).- Has played 39.5% of Toronto’s shorthanded ice time.- Has the sixth highest on-ice goals for percentage (60.8%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto forwards..
Auston Matthews– Leads the NHL in goals (21).- Leads the NHL in game-winning goals (7).- Fifth among NHLers in points (21-14-35).- Averaging 21:58 in time on ice per game, which is fourth among NHL forwards.- Third among Maple Leafs forwards in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (52.9%).- Third in the NHL in shots on goal (108).
Ilya Mikheyev– Ranks third among Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (1:46).- Has an average of 17.1 shot attempts per 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time, which is tied for sixth among NHLers who have played at least 45 minutes of shorthanded ice time (49:14).  – Has started 35.2% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest percentage among Maple Leafs.
Jake Muzzin– Tied for eighth among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (8).- Tied for 30th among NHL defencemen and tied for eighth among Maple Leafs in points (1-12-13). – Has started 48.8 percent of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest mark among Toronto defencemen.
William Nylander– Tied for second among Maple Leafs in goals (11).- Has the seventh highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.77) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 54.1%, which is the second-highest percentage among Maple Leafs.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 61.9% at 5-on-5.
Morgan Rielly– Leads Maple Leafs in average time on ice (23:56).- Tied for fourth among NHL defencemen in points (3-19-22).- Has a pair of goals and nine assists in 15 games at home this season.- Tied for eighth among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (8).
Jason Spezza– Has the highest points per 60 minutes rate (2.99) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs who have appeared in over five games.- Has won 56.8% of his defensive zone faceoffs, which is tied for the eighth highest percentage among NHLers who have taken at least 125 defensive zone draws (125).
John Tavares– Has the fourth highest faceoff win percentage (59.2%) among NHLers who have taken at least 400 faceoffs (419).- Has a goal and two assists in three games against the Jets this season.- Has 10 goals and 23 assists in 31 career games against Winnipeg.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 65.0% at 5-on-5 in 2020-21, which ranks third among Toronto skaters.
Joe Thornton– Has the highest 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage among Toronto skaters at 56.9%.- Averaging 2.00 points per 60 minutes of ice time this season, which ranks fifth among Toronto skaters.
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

TJ BrodieAssists (3) in three consecutive games.
Mitch MarnerAssists (2) in two consecutive games and points (1-2-3) in two consecutive games.
Auston MatthewsGoals (3) and points (3-1-4) in two consecutive games.
William NylanderPoints (1-1-2) in two consecutive games.
Morgan RiellyAssists (3) in two consecutive games.
John TavaresAssists (2) in two consecutive games and points (1-2-3) in three consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Zach BogosianTwo points from 200 NHL points
William NylanderThree goals from 100 NHL goals
Joe ThorntonThree assists from 1,100 career NHL assists
  

RECENT MILESTONES

Kenny AgostinoFirst game as a Maple Leaf (March 11 vs. WPG)
  

INJURY REPORT

Jack Campbell (Lower Body)Did not play on March 11 vs. WPG.
Wayne Simmonds (Wrist)On injured reserve.
 Man Games Lost: 72
  

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

March 12Acquired goaltender Veini Vehviläinen from Columbus in exchange for defenceman Mikko Lehtonen.
  

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