OTTAWA SENATORS (13-25-4 – 30 Points) vs.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (27-10-3 – 57 Points)
SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2021
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Auston Matthews opened the scoring for the Maple Leafs at 8:52 of the first period and later scored the second Toronto goal of the night at 9:31 of the first period before adding the secondary assist on Marner’s second period goal and scoring the fourth Toronto goal of the game at 19:16 of the second period to complete his third career hat trick. With four points tonight, Matthews has tied his career-high for points in a game (4 – 8x).
Tonight’s game is Matthews’ eighth multi-goal game and 16th multi-point performance of 2020-21. He has recorded goals (7) and points (7-3-10) in four consecutive games. He has scored 22 goals in 23 career games against Ottawa, which ranks fifth among active skaters and puts him in a tie for 11th all-time for goals scored against the Senators franchise. His second goal of the period marks the fifth time in his career he has reached the 30-goal mark. Per NHL Stats, Matthews is the first U.S.-born player in NHL history to score 30 or more goals in each of his first five seasons.
- Mitch Marner registered the primary assist on Matthews’ first and second goals in the first period and later scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the night at 16:53 of the second period before adding the primary assist on Auston Matthews’ second period goal. With three assists tonight, Marner has tied his career-high for assists in a game (3 – 16x). Marner has assists (4) in two consecutive games.
Tonight’s game is Marner’s eighth multi-assist and 14th multi-point game of 202-21. He has 14 points (3-11-14) in eight games against the Senators this season. In 22 games on home ice in 2020-21, he has registered 31 points (10 goals, 21 assists). He is tied for second among NHL skaters in primary assists (25). He is tied for seventh in the NHL in even-strength goals (14).
- Ilya Mikheyev scored the fifth Maple Leafs goal of the night at 4:44 of the third period and later had the secondary assist on Zach Hyman’s third period goal. Tonight’s game is Mikheyev’s first multi-point performance of 2020-21 after recording six in 2019-20. He has assists (2) and points (1-2-3) in two consecutive games. He has scored three of his six goals in 2020-21 against the Senators. Toronto is 6-0-0 when he records a goal this season.
- Zach Hyman registered the primary assist on Mikheyev’s third period goal and later scored the sixth Toronto goal of the night into an empty net at 19:33 of the third period. Hyman has assists (4) and points (2-4-6) in four consecutive games, and goals (2) in two consecutive games. He has recorded nine of his 16 assists on home ice this season. In seven games against the Senators in 2020-21, Hyman has registered seven points (4-3-7). He ranks second among Toronto skaters in game-winning goals (4).
- Morgan Rielly collected the secondary assist on Matthews’ second goal in the first period. He has five assists in eight games against Ottawa this season. In 22 games on home ice in 2020-21, he has recorded 14 points (2-12-14). He is tied for 14th among NHL defencemen in assists recorded at 5-on-5 (11). He is tied for 12th among NHL defencemen in even-strength points (3-13-16).
- Alex Galchenyuk registered the primary assist on Marner’s second period goal and later had the secondary assist on Matthews’ second period goal. Tonight’s game is his second multi-assist and multi-point game of the season. He has recorded six points (1-5-6) in 11 games with the Maple Leafs this season. He has five assists in six games on home ice with Toronto.
- Travis Dermott had the secondary assist on Mikheyev’s third period goal. Dermott has three points (1-2-3) over his last five games played. He has five points (2-3-5) in 37 games played in 2020-21.
- John Tavares recorded the primary assist on Zach Hyman’s third period goal. Tavares has five points (2-3-5) over his last four games. He has recorded seven points (3-4-7) in eight games against Ottawa in 2020-21. The Maple Leafs are 12-3-2 when he records an assist this season.
- Jack Campbell stopped 27 shots to improve his record to 11-0-0 and establish a new NHL record for longest win streak from the start of the season by a goaltender (Previous: Carey Price, Montreal; 10W).
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|OTTAWA||10 (10)||11 (9)||11 (10)||–||32 (29)|
|TORONTO||13 (13)||16 (13)||9 (8)||–||38 (34)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|OTTAWA||14 (14)||15 (13)||16 (14)||–||45 (41)|
|TORONTO||20 (20)||28 (24)||13 (10)||–||61 (54)|
NO PLACE LIKE HOME
|Record at Home||14-6-2 (22 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Ottawa||61-55-3-12 (131 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Ottawa at Home||34-22-2-8 (66 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shots||5 (Hyman, Matthews, Rielly)|
|Shot Attempts||7 (Rielly, Simmonds)|
|Faceoff Wins||9 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||100% (Thornton – 2 won, 0 lost)|
|Blocked Shots||3 (Muzzin)|
|Takeaways||2 (Barabanov, Brodie)|
|Power Play TOI||1:05 (Five players tied)|
|Shorthanded TOI||1:18 (Holl, Muzzin)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||65.4% (Mikheyev – 17 for, 9 against)|
|Lead after 1||13-2-2|
|Lead after 2||17-2-2|
|Do not score a power play goal||13-7-1|
|Do not allow a power play goal||20-2-2|
|Allow a shorthanded goal||4-0-1|
- The Maple Leafs were 1-for-2 on the penalty kill and 0-for-1 on the power play tonight.
- TJ Brodie was on the ice for a team-high 27 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Brodie finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 64.3% (27 for, 15 against).
- Auston Matthews was 4-for-4 (100%) in the faceoff circle when taking offensive zone draws against Ottawa centre Chris Tierney.
- Jason Spezza won 75% (3 won, 1 lost) of his defensive zone faceoffs.
- Jason Spezza and Joe Thornton started 20% of their 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which was the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.
- 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)
- Saturday, April 17, 7:00 p.m. at Vancouver Canucks (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
- Monday, April 19, 9:00 p.m. at Vancouver Canucks (Sportsnet Ontario, 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.