WINNIPEG JETS (17-8-2 – 36 Points) vs.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (19-8-2 – 40 Points)
SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 2021
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Jake Muzzin put the Maple Leafs on the board with a shorthanded goal at 5:03 of the second period. Muzzin’s goal is the Maple Leafs’ first shorthanded goal of the season and the first shorthanded goal of his career. He has two goals and 12 assists in 27 games played this season.
- William Nylander scored the second Toronto goal of the game at 7:12 of the second period. Nylander has goals (2) in two consecutive games and points (2-1-3) in three consecutive games. He has 16 points (7-9-16) in 16 games on home ice this season. He has registered four points (2-2-4) in four games against the Jets in 2020-21.
- Mitch Marner recorded the lone assist on Muzzin’s shorthanded goal. Marner has assists (3) and points (1-3-4) in three consecutive games. He has registered 22 points (7-15-22) in 16 games on home ice this season. He has five career shorthanded points (1-4-5).
- Joe Thornton registered the primary assist on Nylander’s second period goal. Thornton has recorded seven points (2-5-7) in nine games on home ice this season. He has 12 points (3-9-12) in 17 games played in 2020-21. Thornton is playing in his 1,653rd career NHL game, which moves him past Mark Recchi for sole possession of sixth on the NHL’s all-time games played register.
- Justin Holl picked up the secondary assist on Nylander’s second period goal. Holl has two assists over his last four games played. He has registered six of his nine assists on home ice this season. In four games against the Jets in 2020-21, he has recorded three assists.
- Frederik Andersen stopped 27 shots in the loss.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|WINNIPEG||7 (7)||13 (9)||12 (8)||–||32 (24)|
|TORONTO||7 (4)||9 (6)||5 (5)||–||21 (15)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|WINNIPEG||18 (18)||18 (13)||19 (13)||–||55 (44)|
|TORONTO||15 (9)||17 (12)||12 (11)||–||44 (32)|
NO PLACE LIKE HOME
|Record at Home||10-5-1 (16 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg||36-21-1-9 (67 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg||19-11-1-4 (35 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||8 (Nylander)|
|Faceoff Wins||11 (Tavares)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||100% (Marner, Nylander, Thornton)|
|Blocked Shots||4 (Rielly)|
|Takeaways||2 (Marner, Rielly)|
|Power Play TOI||3:18 (Tavares)|
|Shorthanded TOI||2:57 (Muzzin)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||62.5% (Kerfoot – 10 for, 6 against)|
|Opponent scores first||6-5-1|
|Tied after 1||6-4-0|
|Tied after 2||5-1-1|
|Do not score a power play goal||5-6-0|
|Allow multiple power play goals||2-2-0|
|Outshot by opponent||10-3-1|
- The Maple Leafs were 2-for-4 on the penalty kill and 0-for-3 on the power play tonight.
- Toronto’s line of Zach Hyman, Mitch Marner and Auston Matthews started 30% of their 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.
- TJ Brodie was on the ice for a team-high 16 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Brodie finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 48.5% (16 for, 17 against).
- John Tavares won 78% (7 won, 2 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs.
- 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)
- Thursday, March 25, 7:00 p.m. at Ottawa Senators (TSN4, FAN 590)
- Saturday, March 27, 7:00 p.m. vs. Edmonton Oilers (Sportsnet, 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.