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TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (25-10-3 – 53 Points) vs.
CALGARY FLAMES (16-20-3 – 35 Points)
APRIL 5, 2021 ▪ 9:30 PM EST
SCOTIABANK SADDLEDOME (CALGARY, AB) ▪
TV: TSN4 ▪ RADIO: SPORTSNET 590 THE FAN
MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus CALGARY
|ALL-TIME RECORD:||66-62-12-5 (145 Games)|
|ALL-TIME on the ROAD:||28-41-5-2 (76 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus CALGARY
|GAMES PLAYED:||Joe Thornton (69), Jake Muzzin (36), Jason Spezza (34)|
|GOALS:||Joe Thornton (11), John Tavares (9), Jason Spezza (8)|
|ASSISTS:||Joe Thornton (44), Jake Muzzin (18), John Tavares (13)|
|POINTS:||Joe Thornton (55), John Tavares (22), Jake Muzzin (21)|
|PENALTY MINUTES:||Jason Spezza (33), Joe Thornton (31), Wayne Simmonds (25)|
MAPLE LEAFS – FLAMES TEAM STATS
|GOALS FOR (Rank):||124 (6th)||99 (t-19th)|
|GOALS AGAINST (Rank):||95 (10th)||118 (22nd)|
|POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):||26/109 [23.9%] (8th)||26/130 [20.0%] (17th)|
|PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):||81/104 [77.9%] (20th)||101/126 [80.2%] (t-13th)|
|SHOTS PER GAME (Rank):||30.9 (8th)||29.8 (14th)|
|SHOTS AGAINST PER GAME (Rank):||28.3 (8th)||29.7 (14th)|
|5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):||1644 (11th)||1663 (7th)|
|5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):||50.5% (13th)||51.8% (9th)|
|FACEOFF % (Rank):||51.9% (7th)||50.0 (18th)|
MAPLE LEAFS – FLAMES NOTES
|First Matchup between Clubs:||Nov. 5, 1972 (Toronto 2, Atlanta 2)|
|All-Time Record:||66-62-12-5 (145 Games)|
|All-Time Record at Home:||38-21-7-3 (69 Games)|
|All-Time Record on the Road:||28-41-5-2 (76 Games)|
|Last Win vs. Opponent on the Road:||April 4, 2021 (Toronto 4, Calgary 2)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|POWER PLAY POINTS||13 (Marner)|
|SHORTHANDED POINTS||1 (Five players tied)|
|FACEOFF WIN%||57.9% (Tavares)|
|5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %||56.0% (Thornton)|
|BLOCKED SHOTS||61 (Muzzin)|
|TOI PER GAME||23:52 (Rielly)|
|PP TOI PER GAME||3:18 (Matthews)|
|SH TOI PER GAME||2:46 (Holl)|
MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES
|TJ Brodie||– Averaging 19:07 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto skaters.- Has the highest on-ice goals-for percentage (63.6%) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs defencemen.- Averages 1.22 takeaways per 60 minutes of ice time, which ranks 15th among NHL defencemen who average 20 minutes of ice time per game.|
|Jack Campbell||– Is 8-0-0 with a 1.35 goals-against average and a .951 save percentage this season.- Has appeared in seven career games against Calgary and is 4-2-0 with a 1.62 goals-against average and a .951 save percentage.|
|Alex Galchenyuk||– Averaging 2.59 points per 60 minutes of ice time, which ranks fourth among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 52.6% through eight games with the Maple Leafs.|
|Justin Holl||– Ranks 12th among NHL right handed defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:39) with a shot attempt percentage of 53.6% when the score is within one goal.- Tied for 39th in the NHL in shorthanded ice time per game (2:46).- Tied for 12th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (10).|
|Michael Hutchinson||– Has a .919 save percentage and a 2.42 goals-against average with a 4-2-1 record through eight starts this season.|
|Zach Hyman||– Leads Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:05).- Has the highest on-ice goals for percentage (68.0%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto skaters.- Ranks fourth among Maple Leafs in goals (12).|
|Alex Kerfoot||– Sixth among Toronto forwards in shifts per game (19.6).- Has the seventh highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.73) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Averaging 1:28 per game in shorthanded ice time, the highest mark of his career.|
|Mitch Marner||– Fourth among NHLers in assists (34).- Fourth among NHLers in points (13-34-47).- Tied for eighth in the NHL in even-strength goals (13).- Leads NHL forwards in time on ice per game (22:43).- Tied for fourth in the NHL in primary assists (22).- Tied for the second highest on-ice goals for percentage (64.2%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto skaters.|
|Auston Matthews||– Leads the NHL in goals (25).- Leads the NHL in game-winning goals (8).- Tied for fifth among NHLers in points (25-19-44).- Averaging 22:05 in time on ice per game, which is fourth among NHL forwards.- Second among Maple Leafs forwards in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (53.6%).- Tied for second in the NHL in shots on goal (144).|
|Ilya Mikheyev||– Has an average of 16.2 shot attempts per 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time, which is sixth fifth most among NHLers who have played at least 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time (63:09). – Has started 33.5% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest percentage among Maple Leafs skaters.|
|Jake Muzzin||– Tied for 12th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (10).- Tied for 21st among NHL defencemen and eighth among Maple Leafs in even-strength points (1-13-14). – One of 23 NHL defencemen to have recorded at least 50 hits (64) and 50 blocked shots (61).|
|William Nylander||– Tied for second among Maple Leafs in goals (13).- Tied for 35th among NHLers in even-strength goals (10).- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 53.1%, which is the third highest percentage among Maple Leafs.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 60.0% at 5-on-5, which is the sixth highest mark among Toronto skaters.|
|Morgan Rielly||– Leads the Maple Leafs and is 20th among NHLers in average time on ice (23:52).- Tied for 10th among NHL defencemen in points (4-23-27).- Has a goal and six assists in seven games against the Flames this season.- Tied for 12th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (10).|
|Jason Spezza||– Has the highest points per 60 minutes rate (2.90) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs who have appeared in over five games.- Has won 55.3% of his defensive zone faceoffs, which is tied for the ninth highest percentage among NHLers who have taken at least 175 defensive zone draws (179).|
|John Tavares||– Has the fifth highest faceoff win percentage (57.9%) among NHLers who have taken at least 550 faceoffs (568).- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 63.3% at 5-on-5 in 2020-21, which is fourth among Toronto skaters.- Averages 13.88 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which is tied for third 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 at least five games at 56.1%.- Averaging 1.53 points per 60 minutes of ice time this season, which is ninth among Toronto skaters.|
CURRENT POINT STREAKS
|Mitch Marner||Four goals from 100 NHL goals|
|William Nylander||One goal from 100 NHL goals|
|Morgan Rielly||Three points from 300 NHL points|
|John Tavares||One point from 800 NHL points|
|Joe Thornton||Two assists from 1,100 career NHL assists|
|Zach Bogosian||200th NHL point (April 2 at Winnipeg)|
|Alex Galchenyuk||First goal as a Maple Leaf (April 4 at Calgary)|
|Alex Kerfoot||100th game as a Maple Leaf (March 29 vs. Edmonton)|
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TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (25-10-3 – 53 Points) vs.
CALGARY FLAMES (16-20-3 – 35 Points)
SUNDAY, APRIL 4, 2021
ON THE SCORESHEET
– Morgan Rielly opened the scoring for the Maple Leafs at 0:58 of the first period. Rielly has three points (1-2-3) over his last five games played. He has a goal and six assists in seven games against Calgary this season. His goal is the Maple Leafs’ fastest to start a game this season (Previous: Auston Matthews, 2:56; Feb. 4, 2021 vs. Vancouver).
– Alex Galchenyuk scored the second Toronto goal of the game at 17:08 of the second period. Galchenyuk’s goal is his first goal as a Maple Leaf. In eight games with the Maple Leafs, he has recorded a goal and four assists. He has a goal and an assist in three games against Calgary this season.
– John Tavares recorded the lone assist on Galchenyuk’s second period goal and later scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the night at 6:55 of the third period. Tonight’s game is Tavares’ eighth multi-point game of the season. He has 17 points (5-12-16) in 18 games on the road this season. He has 22 points (9-13-22) in 23 career games against the Flames. He ranks second among Maple Leafs in primary assists (12) in 2020-21.
– Auston Matthews registered the lone assist on Rielly’s first period goal and later scored the fourth Toronto goal of the game at 9:16 of the third period. Tonight’s game is Matthews’ 13th multi-point game of the season. He has seven points (4-3-7) over his last five games. He has recorded 18 points (9-9-18) in 16 games on the road this season. He has seven points (3-4-7) in seven games against the Flames in 2020-21.
– William Nylander had the secondary assist on Galchenyuk’s second period goal. Nylander has a goal and two assists over his last five games. He has recorded two goals and an assist in seven games against the Flames this season.
– Mitch Marner recorded the primary on Matthews’ third period goal. Marner has six points (1-5-6) over his last five games. In 18 games on the road in 2020-21, he has recorded 21 points (4-17-21). He has recorded six points (2-4-6) in seven games against the Flames this season. He is tied for fourth among NHLers in primary assists (22).
– Zach Hyman picked up the secondary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Hyman has four points (1-3-4) over his last four games played. He has 15 points (9-6-15) in 18 games on the road this season. The Maple Leafs are 9-3-1 when Hyman records an assist this season.
– Michael Hutchinson stopped 32 shots to earn his fourth win of the season.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||12 (12)||6 (6)||12 (12)||–||30 (30)|
|CALGARY||11 (11)||13 (9)||10 (8)||–||34 (28)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||14 (14)||12 (12)||19 (17)||–||45 (43)|
|CALGARY||22 (22)||21 (17)||16 (11)||–||59 (50)|
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
|Record on the Road||13-4-1 (18 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Calgary||66-62-12-5 (145 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Calgary on the Road||28-41-5-2 (76 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||5 (Rielly, Tavares)|
|Faceoff Wins||11 (Tavares)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||69% (Tavares – 11 won, 5 lost)|
|Hits||3 (Muzzin, Rielly)|
|Blocked Shots||3 (Rielly)|
|Takeaways||1 (Kerfoot, Marner)|
|Power Play TOI||1:05 (Marner, Rielly, Tavares)|
|Shorthanded TOI||1:38 (Mikheyev)|
|Shifts||29 (Brodie, Muzzin)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||58.8% (Brodie – 20 for, 14 against)|
|Trail after 1||5-4-1|
|Tied after 2||8-1-1|
|Do not score a power play goal||11-8-1|
|Do not allow a power play goal||17-2-2|
|Outshot by opponent||12-3-1|
- The Maple Leafs were 1-for-1 on the penalty kill and 0-for-1 on the power play tonight.
- Pierre Engvall and Ilya Mikheyev started 12.5% of their 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 20 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Brodie finished the game with a team-high 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 58.8% (20 for, 14 against).
- John Tavares was 4-or-5 (80%) in the faceoff circle when taking draws in the offensive zone and went 3-for-4 (75%) when taking draws in the defensive zone.
- 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)
- Tuesday, April 13, 7:30 p.m. vs. Calgary Flames (Sportsnet Ontario, 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.