CALGARY FLAMES (15-14-3 – 33 Points) vs.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (20-10-2 – 42 Points)
SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 2021
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Jason Spezza put the Maple Leafs on the board at 18:31 of the first period. Spezza has goals (2) in two consecutive games. He has recorded five of his seven goals on home ice this season. He has three points (2-1-3) in five games against the Flames this season. Toronto is 10-2-1 when Spezza has a point this season.
- Zach Hyman scored the second Toronto goal of the game at 16:28 of the second period. Hyman has three goals and an assist over his last three games played. He has eight points (6-2-8) in 10 games during the month of March. He has scored eight of his 11 goals at even-strength.
- Jake Muzzin recorded the lone assist on Spezza’s first period goal. He has a goal and an assist over his last four games played. He has a goal and two assists in four games against Calgary this season. The Maple Leafs are 8-0-1 when Muzzin records an assist in 2020-21.
- John Tavares registered the primary assist on Hyman’s second period goal. Tavares has a goal and two assists over his last three games played. He has eight points (4-4-8) in 10 games during the month of March. He has 12 points (5-7-12) in 18 games on home ice.
- Alex Galchenyuk had the secondary assist on Hyman’s second period goal. Galchenyuk’s assist is his first point as a Maple Leaf. He has a goal and an assist in 10 NHL games this season. In six games with the Toronto Marlies (AHL) he recorded eight points (2-6-8).
- Jack Campbell stopped all 29 shots he faced to earn his second shutout of the season and the fourth of his career.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|CALGARY||5 (5)||13 (9)||11 (6)||–||29 (18)|
|TORONTO||11 (10)||13 (8)||8 (5)||–||32 (23)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|CALGARY||12 (12)||22 (16)||19 (10)||–||53 (38)|
|TORONTO||25 (21)||22 (14)||15 (10)||–||62 (45)|
NO PLACE LIKE HOME
|Record at Home||11-6-1 (18 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Calgary||65-62-12-5 (144 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Calgary at Home||38-21-7-3 (69 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||9 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Wins||10 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||100% (Galchenyuk – 2 won, 0 lost)|
|Blocked Shots||3 (Matthews)|
|Power Play TOI||4:55 (Marner, Matthews, Rielly)|
|Shorthanded TOI||3:13 (Muzzin)|
|Shifts||25 (Marner, Muzzin)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||69.0% (Rielly – 20 for, 9 against)|
|Lead after 1||11-2-1|
|Lead after 2||14-2-1|
|Do not score a power play goal||6-8-0|
|Do not allow a power play goal||13-2-1|
- The Maple Leafs were 3-for-3 on the penalty kill and 0-for-4 on the power play tonight.
- Pierre Engvall won 75% (3 won, 1 lost) of his defensive zone faceoffs.
- Zach Hyman started 22% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which was the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.
- Jake Muzzin was on the ice for a team-high 23 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Muzzin finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 54.8% (23 for, 19 against).
- 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)
- Friday, April 2, 8:00 p.m. at Winnipeg Jets (TSN4, 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.