LEAFS 4, JETS 1

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (30-13-5 – 65 Points) vs.

WINNIPEG JETS (27-17-3 – 57 Points)

SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2021

 123OTFINAL
TORONTO2114
WINNIPEG1001

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Joe Thornton put the Maple Leafs on the board at 4:04 of the first period. Thornton has points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games. He has a goal and two assists in nine games against the Jets this season. He has registered seven points (2-5-7) in 19 games on the road in 2020-21.
  • Mitch Marner scored the second Toronto goal of the game at 11:40 of the first period. Marner’s first period goal is his 100th career NHL goal. He has goals (3) in two consecutive games and points (3-2-5) in three consecutive games. He has 13 points (6-7-13) in nine games against Winnipeg in 2020-21. In 24 games on the road this season, Marner has recorded 27 points (7-20-27). He is tied for fourth among NHL skaters in even-strength goals (17). 
  • John Tavares scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the night at 7:07 of the second period. Tavares has points (5-7-12) in eight consecutive games. He has recorded 26 points (10 goals, 16 assists) in 24 games on the road this season. In nine games against the Jets, he has registered seven points (3-4-7). He is tied for 16th among NHL skaters in even-strength points (11-21-32) and is tied for 29th among NHLers in goals (17).
  • Alex Kerfoot scored Toronto’s fourth goal of the game into an empty net at 18:30 of the third period. He has a goal and an assist over his last three games played. He has four points (2-2-4) in nine games against the Jets this season. In 24 games on the road, he’s recorded 10 points (4-6-10). He has scored five of his eight goals in the third period this season.
  • Jason Spezza registered the primary assist on Thornton’s first period goal. Spezza has points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games. He has recorded 14 (6-8-14) of his 24 points on the road this season. He has recorded four points (1-3-4) in nine games against the Jets this season. He is tied for fifth among Toronto skaters in primary assists this season (11).
  • Adam Brooks had the secondary assist on Thornton’s first period goal. Brooks has three points (2-1-3) in five games with the Maple Leafs this season. In five career games against the Jets, the Winnipeg native has recorded three assists. He has six points (2-4-6) in 12 career games with the Maple Leafs.
  • Jake Muzzin recorded the primary assist on Marner’s first period goal. Muzzin has assists (2) in two consecutive games. He has registered 11 (1-10-11) of his 19 points on the road this season. He has collected four points (1-3-4) in nine games against the Jets in 2020-21. He is tied for 19th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (12).
  • Nick Foligno had the secondary assist on Marner’s first period goal. Foligno has assists (2) in two consecutive games. In 44 games this season between Columbus and Toronto, Foligno has registered 18 points (7-11-18). He has 22 points (10 goals, 12 assists) in 36 career games against the Jets franchise.
  • William Nylander registered the primary assist on Tavares’ second period goal. Nylander has recorded seven points (1-6-7) over his last five games played. In eight games against Winnipeg in 2020-21, he has registered five points (2-3-5). He has 13 points (7-6-13) in 14 career games against the Jets. He has 17 points (6-11-17) in 23 games on the road this season. Nylander ranks fourth among Toronto skaters in primary assists (13).
  • Rasmus Sandin picked up the secondary assist on Tavares’ second period goal. Sandin has a pair of assists in four games with the Maple Leafs this season. In 32 career NHL games, he has recorded 10 points (1-9-10).
  • Ilya Mikheyev recorded the primary assist on Kerfoot’s empty net goal in the third period. Mikheyev has a pair of assists over his last four games played. He has registered 10 points (3-7-10) in 22 games on the road this season. He has registered 16 points (6-10-16) in 46 games played.
  • Justin Holl collected the secondary assist on Kerfoot’s empty net goal. Holl has assists (3) in three consecutive games. In nine games against the Jets in 2020-21, he has registered five assists. He has collected eight points (2-6-8) in 24 games on the road this season.
  • Jack Campbell stopped 25 shots to earn his 13th win of 2020-21.

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

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO10 (7)18 (9)9 (4)37 (20)
WINNIPEG11 (8)6 (4)9 (4)26 (16)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO19 (15)27 (11)13 (7)59 (33)
WINNIPEG20 (16)10 (7)20 (10)50 (33)

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Record on the Road16-6-2 (24 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg    40-22-1-9 (72 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg on the Road21-10-0-5 (36 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Matthews, Nylander)
Shot Attempts10 (Matthews)
Faceoff Wins10 (Tavares)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Brooks – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Muzzin)
Blocked Shots(Holl)
Takeaways(Galchenyuk, Marner, Nylander)
TOI23:33 (Marner)
Power Play TOI6:44 (Marner, Matthews)
Shorthanded TOI3:49 (Holl)
Shifts28 (Holl, Muzzin)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage69.2% (Thornton – 9 for, 4 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Opponent scores first8-8-3
Lead after 115-3-3
Lead after 219-2-3
Do not score a power play goal15-9-2
Do not allow a power play goal21-2-3
Outshooting opponent15-9-3
Saturday8-3-1

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs were 3-for-3 on the penalty kill and 0-for-4 on the power play tonight.
  • Travis Dermott skated in his 200th career NHL game.
  • Nick Foligno and Mitch Marner were the lone Toronto skaters to not start a 5-on-5 shift in the offensive zone.
  • Jake Muzzin was on the ice for a team-high 14 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. He finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 60.9 percent (14 for, 9 against).
  • Jason Spezza was 3-for-3 (100%) when taking defensive zone faceoffs tonight. 
  • John Tavares won 88% (7 won, 1 lost) of his faceoffs in the offensive zone tonight.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • Wednesday, April 28, 8:00 p.m. at Montreal Canadiens (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)
  • Thursday, April 29, 7:30 p.m. vs. Vancouver Canucks (TSN4, TSN 1050)
  • Saturday, May 1, 7:00 p.m. vs. Vancouver Canucks (Sportsnet, 680 News)
  • Monday, May 3, 7:00 p.m. at Montreal Canadiens (Sportsnet Ontario, TSN 1050)
  • Thursday, May 6, 7:00 p.m. vs. 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.

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