MAPLE LEAFS-SENATORS PREGAME NOTES

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (19-8-2 – 40 Points) vs.

OTTAWA SENATORS (9-20-1 – 19 Points)

MARCH 14, 2021 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE (OTTAWA, ON) ▪
TV: SPORTSNET ▪ RADIO: TSN 1050

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus OTTAWA

ALL-TIME RECORD:59-54-3-12 (128 Games)
ALL-TIME on the ROAD:26-32-1-4 (63 Games)
2020-21:3-1-1
LAST FIVE:3-1-1
LAST 10:6-3-1

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus OTTAWA

GAMES PLAYED:Joe Thornton (60), John Tavares (39), Zach Bogosian (30), Wayne Simmonds (30)
GOALS:Auston Matthews (19), Joe Thornton (19), Wayne Simmonds (10)
ASSISTS:Joe Thornton (34), Mitch Marner (16), John Tavares (15)
POINTS:Joe Thornton (53), Auston Matthews (32), Mitch Marner (24), John Tavares (24)
PENALTY MINUTES:Joe Thornton (57), Wayne Simmonds (36), Zach Bogosian (25)

MAPLE LEAFS – SENATORS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOOTTAWA
GOALS FOR (Rank):99 (2nd)77 (t-18th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       75 (12th)121 (31st)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):26/86 [30.2%] (2nd)15/100 [15.0%] (26th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):63/83 [75.9%] (21st)73/99 [73.7%] (26th)
SHOTS PER GAME (Rank):30.4 (12th)31.4 (t-5th)
SHOTS AGAINST PER GAME (Rank):28.6 (7th)32.0 (t-28th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):1213 (8th)1360 (1st)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):49.2% (t-16th)49.6% (t-14th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):52.2% (t-7th)48.0% (24th)

MAPLE LEAFS – SENATORS NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:Oct. 20, 1992 (Toronto 5, Ottawa 3)
All-Time Record:59-54-3-12 (128 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:33-22-2-8 (65 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:26-32-1-4 (63 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent on the Road:Jan. 16, 2021 (Toronto 3, Ottawa 2)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS21 (Matthews)
ASSISTS27 (Marner)
POINTS38 (Marner)
POWER PLAY POINTS13 (Marner)
SHORTHANDED POINTS(Marner, Muzzin)
PIMs28 (Bogosian)
SHOTS110 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%59.3% (Tavares)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %56.5% (Thornton)
BLOCKED SHOTS44 (Holl, Muzzin)
TAKEAWAYS26 (Marner, Matthews)
HITS46 (Bogosian, Holl, Muzzin)
TOI PER GAME23:52 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:20 (Matthews)
SH TOI PER GAME2:50 (Holl)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

Frederik Andersen– Tied for fourth in the NHL in wins (13).- Seventh among NHL goaltenders in saves made (534).- Tied for 12th among goaltenders who have appeared in at least 15 games (21) in even-strength save percentage (.917).
Travis Boyd– Averaging 2.51 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 19:06 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto skaters.- Has the highest on-ice goals-for percentage (65.9%) at even strength among Maple Leafs defencemen who have appeared in multiple games.- Tied for 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 53.1% when the score is within one goal.- Ranks 39th in the NHL in shorthanded ice time per game (2:50).- Tied for sixth 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 (2:02).- Has the second-highest on-ice goals for percentage (64.7%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto forwards.
Alex Kerfoot– Tied for third among Maple Leafs forwards in on-ice goals for percentage (63.6%) at 5-on-5.- Sixth among Toronto forwards in shifts per game (20.0).- Has the sixth highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.90) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.
Mitch Marner– Fourth among NHLers in assists (27).- Fourth among NHLers in points (11-27-38).- Tied for second in the NHL in even-strength goals (11).- Leads NHL forwards in time on ice per game (22:32).- Has played 39.6% of Toronto’s shorthanded ice time.- Has the fifth 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).- Sixth among NHLers in points (21-14-35).- Averaging 21:58 in time on ice per game, which is fifth among NHL forwards.- Third among Maple Leafs forwards in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (52.0%).- Tied for third in the NHL in shots on goal (110).
Ilya Mikheyev– Ranks third among Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (1:48).- Has an average of 16.1 shot attempts per 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time, which is sixth among NHLers who have played at least 50 minutes of shorthanded ice time (52:01).  – Has started 36.1% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest percentage among Maple Leafs.
Jake Muzzin– Tied for 10th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (8).- Tied for 11th among NHL defencemen and tied for fifth among Maple Leafs in even-strength points (1-11-12). – Has started 48.6 percent of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest mark among Toronto defencemen.- Scored his first career shorthanded goal on March 13 vs. Winnipeg.
William Nylander– Second among Maple Leafs in goals (12).- Tied for 15th among NHLers in even-strength goals (9).- Has the seventh highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.87) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 53.9%, which is the second-highest percentage among Maple Leafs.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 63.6% at 5-on-5, which is tied for the fourth highest mark among Toronto skaters.
Morgan Rielly– Leads Maple Leafs in average time on ice (23:52).- Tied for seventh among NHL defencemen in points (3-19-22).- Has a goal and 10 assists in 13 games on the road this season.- Tied for 10th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (8).
Jason Spezza– Has the highest points per 60 minutes rate (2.90) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs who have appeared in over five games.- Has won 56.5% of his defensive zone faceoffs, which is the ninth highest percentage among NHLers who have taken at least 125 defensive zone draws (131).
John Tavares– Tied for 27th among NHLers in assists (16).- Has the third highest faceoff win percentage (59.3%) among NHLers who have taken at least 425 faceoffs (435).- Has three goals and 10 assists in 13 games on the road this season.- Has two goals and two assists in five games against Ottawa in 2020-21.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 66.6% at 5-on-5 in 2020-21, which is tied for first among Toronto skaters.
Joe Thornton– Has the highest 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage among Toronto skaters who have appeared in multiple games at 56.5%.- Averaging 2.16 points per 60 minutes of ice time this season, which ranks fifth among Toronto skaters.
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Mitch MarnerPoints (1-3-4) in three consecutive games.
William NylanderGoals (2) in two consecutive games and points (2-1-3) in three consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Zach BogosianTwo points from 200 NHL points
William NylanderTwo goals from 100 NHL goals
Joe ThorntonTwo 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 13 vs. WPG.
Wayne Simmonds (Wrist)On injured reserve.
 Man Games Lost: 74
  

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

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

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