FLAMES 4, MAPLE LEAFS 3 POSTGAME NOTES

CALGARY FLAMES (15-13-3 – 33 Points) vs.

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2021

 123OTFINAL
CALGARY3104
TORONTO2103

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Jason Spezza put the Maple Leafs on the board at 12:47 of the first period. Spezza has a goal and an assist in four games against Calgary this season. He has recorded four of his six goals on home ice this season. He has five points (1-4-5) in nine games during the month of March.
  • Alex Kerfoot scored the second Toronto goal of the night at 19:35 of the first period. Kerfoot has a goal and an assist over his last four games played. He has recorded nine points (3-6-9) in 17 games on home ice.
  • Mitch Marner scored the third Toronto goal of the night at 3:48 of the second period. Marner has points (2-4-6) in five consecutive games. He has five points (2-3-5) in four games against the Flames this season. He has 23 points (8-15-23) in 17 games on home ice this season.
  • Morgan Rielly registered the primary assist on Spezza’s first period goal. Rielly has assists (2) in two consecutive games. In five games against the Flames this season, he has recorded six assists. He has eight points (1-7-8) in nine games during the month of March.
  • Wayne Simmonds had the secondary assist on Spezza’s first period goal. Simmonds’ assist is his first of the season. Tonight’s game is Simmonds’ first appearance since February 6 vs. Vancouver. Prior to his injury he had recorded five goals in 12 games played. 
  • Zach Bogosian registered the primary assist on Kerfoot’s first period goal. Bogosian has three assists in 30 games played this season.
  • Travis Dermott picked up the secondary assist on Kerfoot’s first period goal. Dermott has a goal and an assist in 27 games played in 2020-21. 
  • Frederik Andersen stopped 14 shots in the loss.

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

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
CALGARY7 (5)9 (6)2 (2)18 (13)
TORONTO12 (11)7 (6)8 (4)27 (21)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
CALGARY13 (10)17 (14)6 (4)36 (28)
TORONTO25 (24)20 (15)25 (13)70 (52)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Record on the Road10-6-1 (17 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Calgary  64-62-12-5 (143 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Calgary at Home 37-21-7-3 (68 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Nylander)
Shot Attempts10 (Matthews)
Faceoff Wins(Spezza, Tavares)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Kerfoot – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Simmonds)
Blocked Shots(Matthews)
Takeaways(Muzzin)
TOI26:14 (Rielly)
Power Play TOI5:12 (Matthews)
Shorthanded TOI2:47 (Muzzin)
Shifts27 (Muzzin, Rielly)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage85.7% (Thornton – 18 for, 3 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Opponent scores first6-7-1
Trail after 13-4-1
Trail after 21-7-0
Do not score a power play goal5-8-0
Allow 1 power play goal5-6-1
Outshooting opponent8-7-1
Friday1-2-0

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs were 2-for-3 on the penalty kill and 0-for-3 on the power play tonight.
  • Alex Galchenyuk skated in his first game as a Maple Leaf.
  • Jake Muzzin was on the ice for a team-high 23 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Muzzin finished the game with a team-high 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 79.3% (23 for, 6 against).
  • Jason Spezza was 5-for-5 (100%) when taking offensive zone faceoffs.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • 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)
  • Wednesday, March 31, 7:30 p.m. at Winnipeg Jets (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.

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