LAVAL ROCKET (23-7-2-1 – 49 Points) vs.
TORONTO MARLIES (12-16-0-2 – 26 Points)
WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2021
Laval: Y. Veilleux (13) SH (Unassisted), L. Vejdemo (7) (L. Dauphin, C. Schueneman)
Goaltender: M. McNiven (19/22)
Toronto: M. Kokkonen (1) (N. Robertson, K. Kossila), T. Gaudet (11) PP (M. Kokkonen, C. Rosén), P. Gogolev (3) PP (T. Liljegren, K. Kossila)
Goaltender: J. Woll (26/38)
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Mikko Kokkonen opened the scoring at 3:50 of the first period and later added the primary assist on Gaudet’s second period goal. This was Kokkonen’s first career AHL goal. He has points (1-1-2) in consecutive games.
- Tyler Gaudet scored on the power play at 2:18 of the second period. He tied a career-high in goals (11). Gaudet has three points (2 goals, 1 assist) in four games.
- Pavel Gogolev scored on the power play at 15:26 of the second period. He has five points (3 goals, 2 assists) in his last five games.
- Nick Robertson recorded the primary assist on Kokkonen’s first period goal. He has 16 points (5 goals, 11 assists) in 21 games this season.
- Kalle Kossila picked up the secondary assists on Kokkonen’s first period goal and Gogolev’s second period goal. He has 21 points (4 goals, 17 assists) in 24 games. Kossila has assists (6) in five consecutive games. He leads the Marlies at home in assists (14) and points (18).
- Calle Rosén had the secondary assist on Gaudet’s second period goal. He has 11 points (4 goals, 7 assists) in 26 games with the Marlies.
- Timothy Liljegren registered the primary assist on Gogolev’s second period goal. He has 10 points (2 goals, 8 assists) in 16 games this season.
- Joseph Woll stopped 36 of 38 shots he faced.
- Toronto went 1-for-1 on the penalty kill and 2-for-4 on the power play. Toronto last scored two goals on the power play on March 31 against Stockton.
- Laval had a 38-22 edge in shots in all situations. Timothy Liljegren led the Marlies with three shots on goal.
- The Marlies are 12-16-0-2 against Canadian Division opponents and are 3-3-0-1 against the Laval Rocket.
Scoring first 12-7-4-0
Tied after 1 5-5-0-1
Leading after 2 9-0-0-0
Outshot by opponent 6-8-0-2
Did not allow a goal on penalty kill 11-8-0-1
Scored on the power play 7-6-0-0
REGULAR SEASON LEADERS
Goals 11 (Gaudet)
Assists 17 (Kossila)
Points 22 (Agostino)
PPG 2 (Agostino, Brazeau, Kossila, Robertson)
Shots 74 (Agostino)
+/- +7 (Kossila)
PIMS 48 (Clune)
ASSISTANT COACH A.J. MacLEAN
On today’s game:
The players played with incredible passion right from the drop of the puck. Especially through the first two periods of play, they played hard. A team like Laval just doesn’t go away ever. They had a real hard push in the third and even when we gave up one late there, the guys did a really good job of trying to defend hard, trying to block the shots. They came together as a team and any time we had any type of breakdown, Joe Woll was excellent.
May 11 Michael Hutchinson (G) – Returned on loan from Toronto (NHL Taxi)
May 11 Stefan Noesen (RW) – Returned on loan from Toronto (NHL Taxi)
May 11 Timothy Liljegren (D) – Returned on loan from Toronto (NHL Taxi)
May 11 Mac Hollowell (D) – Recalled from loan by Toronto (NHL Taxi)
May 11 Joseph Woll (G) – Recalled from loan by Toronto (NHL Taxi)
May 10 Frederik Andersen (G) – Recalled from loan by Toronto (NHL)
*All times Eastern Standard Time
Friday, May 14 at Laval – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 15 at Laval – 3:00 p.m.
Monday, May 17 at Laval – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 19 at Belleville – 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 20 at Belleville – 4:00 p.m.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (35-13-7 – 77 Points) vs.
OTTAWA SENATORS (23-28-5 – 51 Points)
WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2021
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Jake Muzzin put the Maple Leafs on the board with a power play goal at 6:01 of the second period and later had the secondary assist on John Tavares’ second period goal. Muzzin has points (1-5-6) in four consecutive games. He has recorded five points (1-4-5) in nine games against the Senators this season. In 27 games on the road this season, he has recorded three of his four goals and collected 15 points (3-12-15).
- John Tavares scored the second Toronto goal of the game at 16:29 of the second period. Tavares has points (2-2-4) in three consecutive games. He has recorded 27 points (11 goals, 16 assists) in 27 games on the road this season. In nine games against Ottawa in 2020-21, he has collected eight points (4-4-8). He is tied for 24th among NHL skaters in points with 50 (19 goals, 31 assists) and is tied for 15th among NHLers in even-strength points with 38 (13 goals, 25 assists).
- Auston Matthews scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the night at 17:20 of the third period. Matthews has points (7-1-8) in seven consecutive games. He has registered 29 points (17 goals, 12 assists) in 25 games on the road this season. He has recorded 17 points (10-7-17) in nine games against the Senators in 2020-21. Matthews is tied for ninth in all-time goals scored against the Senators franchise (23). He leads in the NHL in goals (41) and even-strength goals (31).
- Joe Thornton registered the primary assist on Muzzin’s second period goal. Thornton has recorded eight points (2-6-8) over his last 10 games. He has registered nine points (3-6-9) in nine game against the Senators in 2020-21. In 22 games on the road this season, he has recorded 10 points (2-8-10). With tonight’s second period assist, Thornton has moved into a tie with Mark Messier for 14th on the NHL’s all-time power play assist register with 402.
- Alex Kerfoot had the secondary assist on Muzzin’s second period goal. Kerfoot has recorded 22 points (8-14-22) in 55 games this season. He has registered 11 points (4-7-11) in 27 games on the road in 2020-21. In nine games against the Senators, he has collected seven points (2-5-7).
- William Nylander recorded the primary assist on Tavares’ second period goal. Nylander has points (3-5-8) in eight consecutive games. He has collected 20 points (7-13-20) in 26 games on the road this season. In 24 career games against the Senators, he has recorded 19 points (5-14-19). He ranks third among Toronto skaters in primary assists this season (16).
- Frederik Andersen stopped 24 shots in the loss.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||6 (4)||18 (10)||9 (9)||0 (0)||33 (23)|
|OTTAWA||10 (6)||12 (7)||5 (5)||1 (0)||27 (18)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TORONTO||16 (9)||27 (14)||14 (14)||0 (0)||57 (37)|
|OTTAWA||17 (12)||20 (14)||16 (16)||1 (0)||53 (42)|
ON THE ROAD
|Record on the Road||17-6-4 (27 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Ottawa||61-55-3-13 (132 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Ottawa on the Road||27-33-1-5 (66 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||7 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Wins||8 (Matthews, Tavares)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||100% (Engvall – 1 won, 0 lost)|
|Blocked Shots||3 (Muzzin)|
|Power Play TOI||4:40 (Simmonds, Spezza, Thornton)|
|Shorthanded TOI||4:25 (Muzzin)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||59.1% (Nylander – 13 for, 9 against)|
|Opponent scores first||10-8-4|
|Trail after 1||6-6-2|
|Trail after 2||2-9-3|
|Score 1 power play goal||10-2-4|
|Do not allow a power play goal||25-2-4|
- The Maple Leafs were 4-for-4 on the penalty kill and 1-for-5 on the power play tonight.
- Toronto’s line of Pierre Engvall, Alex Kerfoot and Ilya Mikheyev were the lone Maple Leafs to not start a 5-on-5 shift in the offensive zone.
- Auston Matthews and Morgan Rielly were on the ice for a team-high 15 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Matthews finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 51.7 percent (15 for, 14 against), while Rielly had a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 50 percent (15 for, 15 against).
- Jason Spezza won 60 percent (3 won, 2 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs and 60 percent (3 won, 2 lost) of his defensive zone draws tonight.
- John Tavares won 56 percent (5 won, 4 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs.
- Friday, May 14, 8:00 p.m. at 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.