MARLIES 5, STOCKTON 2 (WEDNESDAY)

STOCKTON HEAT (9-9-1-0 – 19 Points) vs.
TORONTO MARLIES (10-8-0-1 – 21 Points)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2021

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GAME SUMMARY    |    GAME SHEET |    PHOTOS    |      SCRUMS

SCORING SUMMARY

Stockton: L. Philip (8) (Unassisted), E. Pettersen (5) (Z. Leslie, C. Mackey)
Goaltender: G. Sparks (26/30)

Toronto: K. Kossila (2) PP (S. Der-Arguchintsev, J. Anderson), T. Gaudet (7) (J. McKenna), N. Robertson (3) (S. Der-Arguchintsev), K. Agostino (4) PP (N. Petan, C. Rosén), N. Petan (4) EN (K. Agostino)
Goaltender: J. Woll (22/24) 

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Kalle Kossila put the Marlies on the board at 15:48 of the second period. Kossila has nine points (1 goal, 8 assists) in 13 games this season.
  • Tyler Gaudet scored at 7:41 of the third period. This was his 50th career AHL goal. Gaudet has 16 points (7 goals, 9 assists) in 19 games with the Marlies. He has points (2-1-3) in three consecutive games.
  • Nick Robertson scored at 13:12 of the third period. He has 10 points (3 goals, 7 assists) in 11 games this season.
  • Kenny Agostino scored at 14:30 of the third period and picked up the lone assist on Petan’s third period goal. He has points (2-6-8) in five consecutive games. He is 13th in the league in assists (11). Agostino has 15 points (4 goals, 11 assists) in 13 games with the Marlies.
  • Nic Petan scored an empty net goal at 16:08 of the third period and earlier added the primary assist on Agostino’s third period goal. Petan has points (4-3-7) in his last five games.
  • Semyon Der-Arguchintsev recorded the primary assist on Kossila’s second period goal and the lone assist on Robertson’s third period goal. Der-Arguchintsev has three assists in his last two games.
  • Joey Anderson registered the secondary assist on Kossila’s second period goal. Anderson has 10 points (6 goals, 4 assists) 19 games this season.
  • Jeremy McKenna had the lone assist on Gaudet’s third period goal. McKenna has six points (3 goals, 3 assists) in 12 games this season.
  • Calle Rosén picked up the secondary assist on Agostino’s third period goal. He has nine points (4 goals, 5 assists) in 16 games with the Marlies.
  • Joseph Woll stopped 26 of the 30 shots he faced. He is now 4-2-0-0 on the season with a 2.75 goals against average and 0.902 save percentage. This was his third consecutive win.

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

  • Toronto’s home record is 6-2-0-0 (12 points) this season. Toronto’s longest home point streak reached eight points with four straight wins since March 12.
  • The Marlies have outscored their opponents 28-21 at home. Tyler GaudetTeemu Kivihalme and Nic Petan lead the Marlies in goals (3) and Kalle Kossila in points (2-5-7) and assists (5) at home.

OF NOTE…

  • This was Toronto’s final game against Stockton this season. Toronto went 4-4-0-0 against the Heat and both teams scored 28 goals.
  • Toronto went 1-for-1 on the penalty kill and 2-for-4 on the power play. Toronto’s penalty kill at home is first overall (92.3%), allowing only two goals (24/26) through eight games. This is the first time since March 3 Toronto has recorded more than one power play goal and their second consecutive game with a goal on power play.
  • Toronto had a 31-24 edge in shots in all situations. Kenny Agostino led the Marlies with six shots on goal.
  • The Marlies are 10-8-0-1 against Canadian Division opponents.

RECORD WHEN…

  • The Marlies are 3-4-0-0 when tied after the first period and 3-1-0-0 when tied after the second period.
  • Toronto is 6-6-0-0 when outshooting their opponent.
  • The Marlies are 3-1-0-0 in Wednesday games and are 6-4-0-1 in March.

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

  • Kenny Agostino has points (2-6-8) in five consecutive games.
  • Semyon Der-Arguchintsev has assists (3) in two consecutive games.
  • Tyler Gaudet has points (2-1-3) in three consecutive games.
  • Kalle Kossila has points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games.
  • Nic Petan has points (4-3-7) in five consecutive games.

MARLIES LEADERS

  • Goals: T. Gaudet (7)
  • Assists: K. Agostino (11)
  • Points:  T. Gaudet (16)
  • PPG: K. Agostino, J. Brazeau, K. Kossila (2)
  • Shots: C. Rosén (46)
  • +/-:  T. Gaudet (+14)
  • PIMS: R. Clune (22)

POSTGAME QUOTES

HEAD COACH GREG MOORE

On the line of Semyon Der-Arguchintsev, Nick Robertson and Joey Anderson:
I thought they complemented each other really well. Uncle Joey, as a mentor I thought he did a really good job. He was talking to those guys every shift, helping coach them up with details, keeping them all on the same page. It was really good to see the creative play between the three of them. You could tell that Robertson and Semyon definitely have some chemistry, they’ve spent a lot of time together. That line had a huge impact on the game today.

On the recent play of the Marlies:
It’s in a really positive direction. They’ve really come together to find a consistency and a game plan. They’re working hard for each other but it really stems from their focus and hard work in practice the last few weeks. They’ve really gotten to work. They’ve battled through more difficult drills and they’re starting to see the fruits of their labour with the time and effort that they’ve put in.

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

Mar. 30             Timothy Liljegren (D) – Recalled from loan by Toronto (NHL Taxi)
                        Adam Brooks (C) – Recalled from loan by Toronto (NHL Taxi)
                        Scott Sabourin (RW) 
– Recalled from loan by Toronto (NHL Taxi)
                        Calle Rosén (D) – Returned on loan from Toronto (NHL Taxi)
                        Nick Robertson (LW) – Returned on loan by Toronto (NHL Taxi)
                        Filip Král (D) – Reassigned by Toronto (NHL) from Prerov (Czech)

UPCOMING GAMES:
*All times Eastern Standard Time

April 3 vs. Belleville – 5:00 p.m.
April 9 vs. Stockton – 7:00 p.m.
April 10 vs. Laval – 3:00 p.m.
April 17 at Laval – 1:00 p.m.
April 18 at Laval – 1:00 p.m.

BLUE JAYS TRANSACTIONS, OPENING DAY ROSTER

The Toronto Blue Jays have announced the 26-man active roster and five-player taxi squad for Opening Day. A complete list is below.

The following roster moves have also been made:

  • LHP Tim Mayza has been selected to the Major League roster
  • INF Joe Panik has been selected to the Major League roster
  • RHP Joel Payamps has been recalled from the club’s alternate training site
  • LHP Travis Bergen has been optioned to the club’s alternate training site
  • LHP Anthony Kay has been optioned to the club’s alternate training site
  • RHP Thomas Hatch has been placed on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to March 29) with a right elbow impingement
  • RHP Nate Pearson has been placed on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to March 29) with a right adductor strain
  • LHP Robbie Ray has been placed on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to March 29) with a left elbow contusion
  • OF George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to March 29) with a left oblique strain
  • RHP Kirby Yates has been placed on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to March 29) due to right elbow surgery
  • C Reese McGuire has been designated for assignment
  • INF Breyvic Valera has been designated for assignment

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MAPLE LEAFS 3, JETS 1 POSTGAME NOTES

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (23-10-3 – 49 Points) vs.

WINNIPEG JETS (22-13-2 – 46 Points)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2021

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GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

–                  Auston Matthews opened the scoring for the Maple Leafs at 4:40 of the first period and later recorded the primary assist on Zach Hyman’s first period goal. Tonight’s game is Matthews’ 12th multi-point game of the season. He has goals (3) in three consecutive games and points (3-3-6) in four consecutive games. Matthews leads the NHL in goals (24) and is tied for the NHL lead in times scoring the first goal of the game (6). He has seven points (4-3-7) in five games against Winnipeg this season.

–                  Zach Hyman registered the primary assist on Matthews’ first period goal and later scored the second Toronto goal of the night at 10:47 of the first period. Tonight’s game is Hyman’s fifth multi-point game of the season. He has assists (2) and points (1-2-3) in two consecutive games. He has recorded 14 (9-5-14) of his 24 points on the road this season. He has 12 points (7-5-12) in 14 games during the month of March. 

–                  Alex Kerfoot scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the game while shorthanded at 16:40 of the second period. The goal is Kerfoot’s first career shorthanded goal. He has a goal and two assists in five games against the Jets this season. The Maple Leafs are 10-3-1 when Kerfoot records a point this season.

–                  Mitch Marner had the secondary assist on Matthews’ first period goal before adding the secondary assist on Hyman’s first period goal. Tonight’s game is Marner’s seventh multi-assist and 13th multi-point game of the season. He has assists (5) and points (1-5-6) in four consecutive games. In five games against Winnipeg this season, Marner has recorded eight points (3-5-8). He has 20 points (4-16-20) in in 16 games played on the road this season.

–                  Ilya Mikheyev registered the primary assist on Kerfoot’s second period goal. Mikheyev has a goal and an assist over his last four games played. He has recorded six (3-3-6) of his 11 points during the month of March. The shorthanded assist is his second career shorthanded point.

–                  Morgan Rielly had the secondary assist on Kerfoot’s second period goal. Rielly has a pair of assists over his last three games played. He ranks seventh among NHL defencemen in assists (23). He has recorded four assists in five games against the Jets this season. In 14 games during the month of March, Rielly has recorded 10 points (1-9-10).

–                  Jack Campbell stopped 26 of the 27 shots he faced to earn his seventh win of the season.

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

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WINNIPEG6 (4)16 (11)5 (4)27 (19)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

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TORONTO20 (14)13 (10)10 (7)43 (31)
WINNIPEG11 (8)29 (21)12 (10)     52 (39)

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Record on the Road11-4-1 (16 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg  37-21-1-9 (68 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg on the Road18-10-0-5 (33 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Hyman)
Shot Attempts(Hyman)
Faceoff Wins12 (Tavares)
Faceoff Win Percentage67% (Engvall – 2 won, 1 lost)
Hits(Muzzin)
Blocked Shots(Brodie)
Takeaways(Mikheyev)
TOI25:12 (Holl)
Power Play TOI4:50 (Rielly)
Shorthanded TOI6:10 (Holl)
Shifts25 (Brodie, Muzzin)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage63.2% (Dermott – 12 for, 7 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Scoring first16-3-1
Lead after 112-2-2
Lead after 215-2-2
Do not score a power play goal9-8-1
Allow 1 power play goal6-6-1
Outshot by opponent11-3-1
Wednesday6-1-0

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs were 3-for-4 on the penalty kill and 0-for-5 on the power play tonight.
  • Toronto’s line of Pierre Engvall, Ilya Mikheyev and Wayne Simmonds were the lone Maple Leafs to not start a 5-on-5 shift in the offensive zone tonight.
  • Zach Bogosian, Travis Dermott and Morgan Rielly were on the ice for a team-high 12 shot attempts for at 5-on-5.
  • John Tavares was 4-or-6 (67%) in the faceoff circle when taking draws in the offensive zone.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • 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)
  • Saturday, April 10, 7:00 p.m. vs. Ottawa Senators (Sportsnet, 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.