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MAPLE LEAFS 2, JETS 1 (SO)

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (24-10-3 – 51 Points) vs.

WINNIPEG JETS (22-13-3 – 47 Points)

FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2021

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GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

–                  Travis Dermott opened the scoring for the Maple Leafs at 5:16 of the second period. Dermott has two goals and an assist this season. He has scored both of his goals on the road in 2020-21. He has two goals in nine career games against Winnipeg, which is tied for his highest goal total against a single opponent (Boston – 8 GP; Philadelphia – 5 GP). 

–                  Jason Spezza registered the primary assist on Dermott’s second period goal. Spezza has registered eight of his 12 assists on the road this season. His assist tonight is his first point of the season against Winnipeg. With the assist, Spezza moves into a tie with Henrik Zetterberg for 100th on the NHL’s all-time point register (349-611-960).

–                  Zach Bogosian had the secondary assist on Dermott’s second period goal. Bogosian has four assists this season. His assist tonight is his 200th career NHL assist.

–                  Jack Campbell stopped 31 shots in regulation and overtime and didn’t allow a goal in overtime to earn his eighth win of the season.

IN THE SHOOTOUT

  • Jason Spezza: Goal
  • Auston Matthews: Missed
  • Jack Campbell: 3/3

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

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO7 (7)17 (16)9 (7)5 (0)38 (30)
WINNIPEG10 (8)10 (8)11 (10)1 (0)32 (26)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO12 (12)30 (27)14 (12)6 (0)62 (51)
WINNIPEG25 (22)14 (12)18 (16)4 (0)61 (50)

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Record on the Road12-4-1 (17 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg  38-21-1-9 (69 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg on the Road19-10-0-5 (34 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Matthews)
Shot Attempts(Matthews)
Faceoff Wins10 (Matthews)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Simmonds – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Simmonds)
Blocked Shots(Brodie)
Takeaways(Four players tied)
TOI25:39 (Rielly)
Power Play TOI4:23 (Matthews)
Shorthanded TOI2:36 (Hyman)
Shifts27 (Brodie)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage67.7% (Hyman – 21 for, 10 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Scoring first17-3-1
Tied after 18-4-0
Tied after 27-1-1
Do not score a power play goal10-8-1
Do not allow a power play goal16-2-2
Outshooting opponent12-7-2
Shootout1-0
Friday2-2-0

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs were 2-for-2 on the penalty kill and 0-for-3 on the power play tonight.
  • Toronto’s line of Pierre Engvall, Ilya Mikheyev and Wayne Simmonds started 25% of its shifts at 5-on-5 in the offensive zone, the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.
  • TJ Brodie was on the ice for a team-high 25 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Brodie finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 58.1% (25 for, 18 against).
  • Auston Matthews was 5-for-5 (100%) when taking offensive zone faceoffs and won 88% (7 won, 1 lost) of his faceoffs against Winnipeg centre Adam Lowry.
  • John Tavares was 7-or-10 (70%) in the faceoff circle when taking draws in the offensive zone.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • 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)
  • Monday, April 12, 7:00 p.m. at Montreal Canadiens (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.