OILERS 3, MAPLE LEAFS 2 (OT) POSTGAME NOTES

EDMONTON OILERS (22-13-1 – 45 Points)

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (22-10-3 – 47 Points)

MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2021

 123OTFINAL
EDMONTON10113
TORONTO20002

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

–        Mitch Marner put the Maple Leafs on the board at 7:59 of the first period and later recorded the primary assist on Auston Matthews’ first period goal. Marner has assists (3) and points (1-3-4) in three consecutive games. Tonight’s game is his 12th multi-point performance of 2020-21. He ranks fourth among NHLers in assists (31) and points (13-31-44). He is tied for seventh in the NHL in even-strength goals (13). He has 11 points (3-8-11) in nine games against Edmonton this season.

–        Auston Matthews scored the second Toronto goal of the game at 11:08 of the first period. Matthews has goals (2) in two consecutive games and points (2-2-4) in three consecutive games. He leads the NHL in goals (23) and even-strength goals (15). In 19 games on home ice, he has registered 26 points (16 goals, 10 assists). He has five goals and one assist in six games against the Oilers.

–                  Zach Hyman recorded the primary assist on Marner’s first period goal. He has three points (1-2-3) over his last four games played. He has seven points (4-3-7) in nine games against the Oilers this season. He has 10 points (6-4-10) in 13 games during the month of March. He is tied for seventh among Maple Leafs in assists at 5-on-5 (8).

–                  Justin Holl collected the secondary assist on Marner’s first period goal and later had the secondary assist on Matthews’ first period goal. Holl has assists (3) in two consecutive games and points (1-3-4) in three consecutive games. Tonight’s game is his second multi-assist performance of the season and the third of his career. He has recorded nine of his 12 assists on home ice this season.

–                  Michael Hutchinson stopped 20 shots in the loss.

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

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
EDMONTON6 (6)9 (8)7 (6)123 (20)
TORONTO13 (13)7 (7)10 (10)131 (30)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
EDMONTON9 (9)21 (20)12 (11)1 (0)43 (40)
TORONTO18 (18)16 (15)18 (18)1 (0)53 (51)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Record at Home12-6-2 (20 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Edmonton  58-44-8-3 (113 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Edmonton at Home31-19-2-1 (53 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Tavares)
Shot Attempts(Tavares)
Faceoff Wins12 (Matthews)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Nylander – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Dermott, Muzzin)
Blocked Shots(Bogosian)
Takeaways(Hyman, Marner)
TOI22:14 (Matthews)
Power Play TOI2:00 (Matthews)
Shorthanded TOI1:25 (Hyman)
Shifts27 (Brodie, Muzzin)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage67.9% (Galchenyuk – 19 for, 9 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Opponent scores first7-7-2
Lead after 111-2-2
Lead after 214-2-2
Do not score a power play goal8-8-1
Do not allow a power play goal15-2-2
Outshooting opponent11-7-2
Monday3-1-2

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs were 1-for-1 on the penalty kill and 0-for-1 on the power play tonight.
  • Pierre Engvall won 100% (4 won, 0 lost) of his defensive zone faceoffs.
  • Alex Galchenyuk started 22.2% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which was the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.
  • Justin Holl was on the ice for a team-high 26 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Holl finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 63.4% (26 for, 15 against).
  • Alex Kerfoot skated in his 100th game as a Maple Leaf.
  • John Tavares was 3-for-3 (100%) in the faceoff circle when taking draws in the offensive zone.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • 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)
  • Sunday, April 4, 9:00 p.m. at Calgary Flames (TSN4, FAN 590)
  • Monday, April 5, 9:30 p.m. at Calgary Flames (TSN4, FAN 590)
  • Wednesday, April 7, 7:30 p.m. vs. Montreal Canadiens (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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