MAPLE LEAFS AT SENATORS PREGAME NOTES

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

OTTAWA SENATORS (12-20-3 – 27 Points)

MARCH 25, 2021 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE (OTTAWA, ON) ▪
TV: TSN4 ▪ RADIO: SPORTSNET 590 THE FAN

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus OTTAWA

ALL-TIME RECORD:59-55-3-12 (129 Games)
ALL-TIME on the ROAD:26-33-1-4 (64 Games)
2020-21:3-2-1
LAST FIVE:3-1-1
LAST 10:6-3-1

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus OTTAWA

GAMES PLAYED:Joe Thornton (61), John Tavares (40), Zach Bogosian (31)
GOALS:Auston Matthews (19), Joe Thornton (19), Wayne Simmonds (10), John Tavares (10)
ASSISTS:Joe Thornton (34), Mitch Marner (17), John Tavares (16)
POINTS:Joe Thornton (53), Auston Matthews (33), John Tavares (26)
PENALTY MINUTES:Joe Thornton (57), Zach Bogosian (42), Wayne Simmonds (36)

MAPLE LEAFS – SENATORS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOOTTAWA
GOALS FOR (Rank):107 (3rd)90 (t-19th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       83 (10th)131 (31st)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):26/94 [27.7%] (4th)16/114 [14.0%] (27th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):70/92 [76.1%] (21st)81/107 [75.7%] (23rd)
SHOTS PER GAME (Rank):30.6 (t-9th)31.6 (t-4th)
SHOTS AGAINST PER GAME (Rank):28.4 (8th)31.9 (28th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):1365 (12th)1618 (1st)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):50.0% (13th)49.8% (14th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):51.9% (t-7th)47.8% (25th)

MAPLE LEAFS – SENATORS NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:Oct. 20, 1992 (Toronto 5, Ottawa 3)
All-Time Record:59-55-3-12 (129 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:33-22-2-8 (65 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:26-33-1-4 (64 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent on the Road:Jan. 16, 2021 (Toronto 3, Ottawa 2)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS21 (Matthews)
ASSISTS28 (Marner)
POINTS40 (Marner)
POWER PLAY POINTS13 (Marner)
SHORTHANDED POINTS(Marner, Muzzin)
PIMs45 (Bogosian)
SHOTS118 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%58.1% (Tavares)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %56.9% (Thornton)
BLOCKED SHOTS47 (Muzzin)
TAKEAWAYS30 (Matthews)
HITS52 (Holl, Hyman)
TOI PER GAME23:58 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:25 (Matthews)
SH TOI PER GAME2:49 (Holl)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

TJ Brodie– Averaging 19:02 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto skaters.- Has the highest on-ice goals-for percentage (66.0%) at even strength among Maple Leafs defencemen who have appeared in multiple games.- Has a pair of assists in six games against Ottawa this season.
Jack Campbell– Is 4-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average and a .965 save percentage this season.- Is 3-0-0 on the road this season with a 1.33 goals-against average and a .951 save percentage.
Justin Holl– Ranks 13th among NHL right handed defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:26) with a shot attempt percentage of 54.1% when the score is within one goal.- Tied for 35th in the NHL in shorthanded ice time per game (2:49).- Tied for 10th among NHL defencemen in primary assists at 5-on-5 (5).
Michael Hutchinson– Has a .922 save percentage and a 2.39 goals-against average through six starts this season. 
Zach Hyman–  Leads Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:05).- Has the third highest on-ice goals for percentage (64.8%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto skaters.- Ranks fourth among Maple Leafs in goals (11).
Alex Kerfoot– Tied for first among Maple Leafs in on-ice goals for percentage (66.6%) at 5-on-5.- Sixth among Toronto forwards in shifts per game (19.8).- Has the sixth highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.88) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has recorded two goals and three assists in six games against Ottawa this season.
Mitch Marner– Fifth among NHLers in assists (28).- Fourth among NHLers in points (12-28-40).- Tied for fifth in the NHL in even-strength goals (12).- Leads NHL forwards in time on ice per game (22:44).- Ranks ninth among NHLers in takeaways (27).- Has the third highest on-ice goals for percentage (60.0%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto forwards..
Auston Matthews– Tied for the NHL lead in goals (21).- Tied for the NHL lead in game-winning goals (7).- Tied for 10th among NHLers in points (21-15-36).- Averaging 22:03 in time on ice per game, which is third among NHL forwards.- Third among Maple Leafs forwards in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (53.2%).- Fourth in the NHL in shots on goal (118).
Ilya Mikheyev– Ranks third among Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (1:43).- Has an average of 17.4 shot attempts per 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time, which is the sixth most among NHLers who have played at least 55 minutes of shorthanded ice time (55:04).  – Has started 35.7% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest percentage among Maple Leafs who have appeared in multiple games.
Jake Muzzin– Tied for 14th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (9).- Tied for 16th among NHL defencemen and tied for sixth among Maple Leafs in even-strength points (1-12-13). – Scored his first career shorthanded goal on March 13 vs. Winnipeg.
William Nylander– Tied for second among Maple Leafs in goals (12).- Tied for 26th among NHLers in even-strength goals (9).- Has the sixth highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.70) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 52.9%, which is the fourth-highest percentage among Maple Leafs.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 58.3% at 5-on-5, which is the fifth-highest mark among Toronto forwards.
Morgan Rielly– Leads the Maple Leafs and is tied for 19th among NHLers in average time on ice (23:58).- Tied for ninth among NHL defencemen in points (3-21-24).- Has four assists in six games against the Senators this season.- Tied for eighth among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (10).
Jason Spezza– Has the highest points per 60 minutes rate (3.07) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs who have appeared in over five games.- Has won 55.9% of his defensive zone faceoffs, which is the eighth highest percentage among NHLers who have taken at least 150 defensive zone draws (152).
John Tavares– Has the fifth highest faceoff win percentage (58.1%) among NHLers who have taken at least 475 faceoffs (480).- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 60.0% at 5-on-5 in 2020-21, which is tied for third among Toronto forwards.- Averages 12.83 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which ranks fifth among Toronto skaters who have appeared in at least 20 games.
Joe Thornton– Has the highest 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage among Toronto skaters who have appeared in multiple games at 56.9%.- Averaging 1.89 points per 60 minutes of ice time this season, which ranks fifth among Toronto skaters.
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Jason SpezzaGoals (2) in two consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Zach BogosianOne point from 200 NHL points.
Mitch MarnerFive goals from 100 NHL goals.
William NylanderTwo goals from 100 NHL goals.
John TavaresFive points from 800 NHL points.
Joe ThorntonTwo assists from 1,100 career NHL assists.
  

RECENT MILESTONES

Alex GalchenyukFirst game as a Maple Leaf (March 19 vs. Calgary)
First point as a Maple Leaf (Assist) (March 20 vs. Calgary)
  

INJURY REPORT

Frederik Andersen (Lower Body)Did not play on March 20 vs. Calgary.
 Man Games Lost: 77
  

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

None 
  

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