SENATORS 4, MAPLE LEAFS 3 (OT).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (35-13-7 – 77 Points) vs.

OTTAWA SENATORS (23-28-5 – 51 Points)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2021

 123OTFINAL
TORONTO02103
OTTAWA12014

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

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)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO6 (4)18 (10)9 (9)0 (0)33 (23)
OTTAWA10 (6)12 (7)5 (5)1 (0)27 (18)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO16 (9)27 (14)14 (14)0 (0)57 (37)
OTTAWA17 (12)20 (14)16 (16)1 (0)53 (42)

ON THE ROAD

Record on the Road17-6-4 (27 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Ottawa    61-55-3-13 (132 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Ottawa on the Road27-33-1-5 (66 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Matthews)
Shot Attempts(Matthews)
Faceoff Wins(Matthews, Tavares)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Engvall – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Foligno)
Blocked Shots(Muzzin)
Takeaways(Mikheyev)
TOI21:53 (Marner)
Power Play TOI4:40 (Simmonds, Spezza, Thornton)
Shorthanded TOI4:25 (Muzzin)
Shifts28 (Marner)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage59.1% (Nylander – 13 for, 9 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Opponent scores first10-8-4
Trail after 16-6-2
Trail after 22-9-3
Score 1 power play goal10-2-4
Do not allow a power play goal25-2-4
Outshooting opponent19-9-5
Wednesday8-1-1

OF NOTE…

  • 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.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • 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.

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