LAKERS-RAPTORS INJURY REPORT

At 1:30 p.m. Tuesday

07:30 (ET) LAL@TOR Los Angeles Lakers Davis, Anthony Out Injury/Illness – Right Calf; strain
Drummond, Andre Questionable Injury/Illness – Right Big Toe; contusion
Dudley, Jared Out Injury/Illness – Right Mcl; tear
James, LeBron Out Injury/Illness – Right Ankle; sprain
Matthews, Wesley Questionable Injury/Illness – Neck; contusion
Toronto Raptors Harris, Jalen Out Injury/Illness – Right Hip; Pointer
Hood, Rodney Out Injury/Illness – Right Hip; Flexor; strain
Lowry, Kyle Out Injury/Illness – Right Foot; Infection
McCaw, Patrick Out Injury/Illness – Left Knee; Swelling
VanVleet, Fred Out Injury/Illness – Left Hip; Flexor; strain
Watson, Paul Out– Health and Safety Protocols

Oakland A’s lose to Dodgers, break more records in historically bad start — East Bay Times

OAKLAND — The Oakland A’s are not a terrible team, but they’re playing terrible baseball. That’s the scope of a dismal 0-5 start to the season, a historic losing streak extended by a 10-3 loss to the defending World Champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night at the Coliseum. The 0-5 start is the A’s…

Oakland A’s lose to Dodgers, break more records in historically bad start — East Bay Times

MAPLE LEAFS 5, FLAMES 3

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (26-10-3 – 55 Points) vs.

CALGARY FLAMES (16-21-3 – 35 Points)

MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2021

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GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

–                  Jason Spezza opened the scoring for the Maple Leafs at 3:10 of the second period. Spezza has a goal and an assist over his last three games played. He has four points (3-1-4) in seven games against the Flames this season. He has recorded 12 points (4-8-12) in 18 games on the road in 2020-21.

–                  Auston Matthews scored the second Toronto goal of the game at 7:53 of the second period and later scored the fourth Toronto goal of the game on the power play at 10:50 of the third period. Matthews has goals (3) and points (3-1-4) in two consecutive games. Tonight’s game is his seventh multi-goal game and his 14th multi-point game of the season. He has 20 points (11-9-20) in 17 games on the road this season. He has registered nine points (5-4-9) in eight games against Calgary in 2020-21. Matthews leads the NHL in goals (27) and game-winning goals (9), and is fifth among NHL skaters in points (27-19-46).

–                  Wayne Simmonds scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the night at 7:13 of the third period. Simmonds has recorded three goals and an assist in six games against the Flames this season. He has seven points (6-1-7) in 21 games played this season.

–                  John Tavares registered the primary assist on Matthews’ third period goal and later scored the fifth Maple Leafs goal of the night at 12:10 of the third period. Tavares has goals (2), assists (2) and points (2-2-4) in two consecutive games. Tonight’s game is his ninth multi-point game of 2020-21. Tavares’ assist in the third period was his 800th career NHL point. He has recorded 19 points (6-13-19) in 19 games on the road this season.

–                  Alex Kerfoot registered the primary assist on Spezza’s second period goal. Kerfoot has a goal and an assist over his last four games. He has recorded eight points (4-4-8) in 19 games on the road this season. The Maple Leafs are 7-1-1 when Kerfoot records an assist this season.

–                  Travis Dermott had the secondary assist on Spezza’s second period goal. Dermott has a goal and an assist over his last three games played. He has two goals and two assists in 35 games this season and has registered both assists in seven games against the Flames.

–                  William Nylander recorded the primary assist on Matthews’ second period goal and later had the secondary assist on Tavares’ third period goal. Nylander has assists (4) in two consecutive games. Tonight’s game is his fourth multi-assist and ninth multi-point game of 2020-21. He has six points (2-4-6) in eight games against Calgary in 2020-21. He has recorded seven primary assists at 5-on-5 this season, which is tied for third among Toronto skaters.

–                  TJ Brodie picked up the secondary assist on Matthews’ second period goal. Brodie’s assist is his first career point against Calgary after playing in 634 games for the Flames from 2010-20. He has recorded seven assists in 19 games on the road this season.

–                  Pierre Engvall had the lone assist on Simmonds’ third period goal. Engvall has recorded three goals and five assists in 30 games this season. He has recorded four of his five assists on the road this season. He has a pair of assists in eight games against Calgary in 2020-21.

–                  Zach Hyman notched the secondary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Hyman has assists (2) in two consecutive games. He has recorded five points (1-4-5) over his last five games played. He has recorded 16 points (9-7-16) in 19 games on the road this season. In seven games against the Flames in 2020-21, he has registered four points (1-3-4).

–                  Jake Muzzin registered the primary assist on Tavares’ third period goal. Muzzin has assists (2) in two consecutive games. He has five points (1-4-5) in six games against the Flames this season. He has registered 11 assists at 5-on-5 this season, which ranks 11th among NHL defencemen.

–                  Jack Campbell stopped 26 of the 29 shots he faced to improve his record to 9-0-0 this season. With the win, he has tied the franchise record for consecutive wins by a goaltender (Previous: Felix Potvin, 1993-94; Jacques Plante, 1970-71; John Ross Roach, 1924-25). 

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

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO6 (6)12 (12)12 (5)30 (23)
CALGARY10 (10)9 (9)10 (6)29 (25)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO14 (12)21 (21)20 (8)55 (41)
CALGARY20 (19)19 (19)16 (10)55 (48)

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Record on the Road14-4-1 (19 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Calgary   67-62-12-5 (146 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Calgary on the Road29-41-5-2 (77 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Mikheyev)
Shot Attempts10 (Matthews)
Faceoff Wins10 (Tavares)
Faceoff Win Percentage60% (Spezza – 6 won, 4 lost)
Hits(Bogosian, Hyman)
Blocked Shots(Brodie, Kerfoot, Muzzin)
Takeaways(Brodie, Muzzin, Spezza)
TOI24:09 (Rielly)
Power Play TOI4:24 (Matthews)
Shorthanded TOI1:19 (Hyman)
Shifts27 (Brodie, Muzzin)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage68.8% (Matthews – 11 for, 5 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Scoring first19-3-1
Lead after 113-2-2
Lead after 216-2-2
Score 1 power play goal9-1-2
Do not allow a power play goal18-2-2
Allow a shorthanded goal2-1-0
Outshooting opponent13-7-2
Monday4-1-2

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs were 1-for-1 on the penalty kill and 1-for-4 on the power play tonight.
  • TJ Brodie was on the ice for a team-high 20 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Brodie finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 57.1% (20 for, 15 against).
  • Zach Hyman started 20% of his shifts at 5-on-5 in the offensive zone, the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.
  • Auston Matthews was 3-for-5 (60%) in the faceoff circle when taking defensive zone draws.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • 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)
  • Thursday, April 15, 7:00 p.m. vs. Winnipeg Jets (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.

James Harden hurt again, but Kyrie Irving scores 40 to lead Nets over Knicks — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

James Harden returned to Brooklyn’s lineup Monday but made it through just four minutes before his right hamstring trouble resurfaced.

James Harden hurt again, but Kyrie Irving scores 40 to lead Nets over Knicks — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports