SENATORS 4, MAPLE LEAFS 3 NOTES

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (19-9-2 – 40 Points) vs.

OTTAWA SENATORS (10-20-1 – 21 Points)

SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 2021

 123OTFINAL
TORONTO1023
OTTAWA2204

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Zach Hyman put the Maple Leafs on the board at 11:38 of the first period and later had the second Toronto goal of the game at 14:40 of the third period. Tonight’s game is his first multi-goal and fourth multi-point game of the season. Hyman has a pair of goals over his last four games played. He has scored seven of his nine goals on the road this season. He has four goals in eight games during the month of March.
  • William Nylander recorded the primary assist on Hyman’s third period goal and later scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the night at 17:48 of the third period. Nylander has goals (3) in three consecutive games and points (3-2-5) in four consecutive games. He has recorded eight points (5-3-8) in eight games during the month of March. He has five points (2-3-5) in six games against Ottawa this season.
  • Auston Matthews registered the primary assist on Hyman’s first period goal. Matthews has five points (3-2-5) over his last four games. He has 11 points (6-5-11) in six games against the Senators this season. In 12 games on the road this season, Matthews has recorded 13 points (7-6-13).
  • Morgan Rielly had the secondary assist on Hyman’s first period goal and later recorded the secondary assist on Nylander’s third period goal. Tonight’s game is his seventh multi-assist and eighth multi-point game of the season. Rielly has five assists over his last four games. He has five assists in six games against the Senators. In 14 games on the road this season, he has recorded 13 points (1-12-13). 
  • John Tavares had the secondary assist on Hyman’s third period goal. Tavares has four points (1-3-4) over his last five games played. He has 14 points (3-11-14) in 14 games on the road this season. In six games against the Senators in 2020-21, he has recorded five points (2-3-5).
  • Mitch Marner registered the primary assist on Nylander’s third period goal. Marner has assists (4) and points (1-4-5) in four consecutive games. He has registered 17 points (4-13-17) in 14 games on the road this season. In six games against Ottawa in 2020-21, he has recorded nine points (2-7-9).
  • Michael Hutchinson stopped one of the three shots he faced.
  • Frederik Andersen stopped 26 of the 28 shots he faced in relief of Hutchinson.

SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO9 (9)12 (10)15 (6)36 (25)
OTTAWA14 (10)13 (9)4 (4)31 (23)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO14 (14)29 (26)28 (12)71 (52)
OTTAWA26 (21)21 (15)11 (8)58 (44)

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Record on the Road9-4-1 (14 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Ottawa  59-55-3-12 (129 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Ottawa on the Road 26-33-1-4 (64 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Marner)
Shot Attempts11 (Marner)
Faceoff Wins10 (Tavares)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Kerfoot – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Mikheyev)
Blocked Shots(Rielly)
Takeaways(Kerfoot, Matthews, Nylander)
TOI27:56 (Rielly)
Power Play TOI2:00 (Five players tied)
Shorthanded TOI3:14 (Muzzin)
Shifts28 (Muzzin, Rielly)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage70.7% (Muzzin – 29 for, 12 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Opponent scores first6-6-1
Trail after 13-3-1
Trail after 21-6-0
Do not score a power play goal5-7-0
Allow 1 power play goal5-5-1
Outshooting opponent8-6-1
Sunday1-1-0

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs were 2-for-3 on the penalty kill and 0-for-1 on the power play tonight.
  • TJ Brodie and Jake Muzzin were on the ice for a team-high 29 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Brodie finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 53.7% (29 for, 25 against) while Muzzin finished the game with a team-high 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 70.7% (29 for, 12 against).
  • Auston Matthews won 71% (5 won, 2 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs.
  • Jason Spezza was 4-for-4 (100%) when taking defensive zone faceoffs.
  • Jimmy Vesey was the lone Toronto skater to not start a 5-on-5 shift in the offensive zone.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • 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)
  • Monday, March 29, 7:00 p.m. vs. Edmonton Oilers (Sportsnet Ontario, 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.

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