MAPLE LEAFS 2, FLAMES 0 POSTGAME NOTES

CALGARY FLAMES (15-14-3 – 33 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (20-10-2 – 42 Points)

SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 2021

 123OTFINAL
CALGARY0000
TORONTO1102

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

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)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
CALGARY5 (5)13 (9)11 (6)29 (18)
TORONTO11 (10)13 (8)8 (5)32 (23)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
CALGARY12 (12)22 (16)19 (10)53 (38)
TORONTO25 (21)22 (14)15 (10)62 (45)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Record at Home11-6-1 (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

Shots(Hyman)
Shot Attempts(Matthews)
Faceoff Wins10 (Matthews)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Galchenyuk – 2 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Matthews)
Blocked Shots(Matthews)
Takeaways(Brodie)
TOI25:20 (Holl)
Power Play TOI4:55 (Marner, Matthews, Rielly)
Shorthanded TOI3:13 (Muzzin)
Shifts25 (Marner, Muzzin)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage69.0% (Rielly – 20 for, 9 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Scoring first14-3-1
Lead after 111-2-1
Lead after 214-2-1
Do not score a power play goal6-8-0
Do not allow a power play goal13-2-1
Outshooting opponent9-7-1
Saturday5-3-1

OF NOTE…

  • 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).

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • 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.

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