MONTREAL CANADIENS (4-3) vs.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (3-4)
MONDAY, MAY 31, 2021
- Tonight’s postgame transcript will be updated as it becomes available HERE.
- The final transcript will be posted to www.MapleLeafs.com/pressbox
ON THE SCORESHEET
- William Nylander put the Maple Leafs on the board at 18:24 of the third period. Nylander’s goal was his fifth of the series, which led Toronto. He led all Maple Leafs in points with eight (5-3-8) in seven games. He has 23 points (10 goals, 13 assists) in 32 career playoff games.
- Auston Matthews recorded the primary assist on Nylander’s third period goal. Matthews registered five points (1-4-5) in seven games this series. In 32 career playoff games, he has recorded 24 points (13 goals, 11 assists).
- Jason Spezza had the secondary assist on Nylander’s third period goal. Spezza had points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games. He recorded five points (3-2-5) in seven games during the series. In 92 career postseason games, he has registered 75 points (28 goals, 46 assists).
- Jack Campbell stopped 20 shots in the loss.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|MONTREAL||12 (12)||6 (5)||5 (4)||–||23 (21)|
|TORONTO||8 (8)||6 (6)||16 (9)||–||30 (23)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|MONTREAL||20 (20)||13 (11)||9 (7)||–||42 (38)|
|TORONTO||17 (17)||14 (14)||21 (11)||–||52 (42)|
- The Maple Leafs were 0-for-1 on the penalty kill and 0-for-2 on the power play tonight.
- Zach Bogosian started 25 percent of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.
- Auston Matthews won 71 percent (10 won, 4 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs. He was 8-for-12 (67%) in the faceoff circle against Montreal centre Phillip Danault.
- Morgan Rielly was on the ice for a team-high 24 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. He had a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 61.5 percent (24 for, 15 against).
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||9 (Hyman)|
|Faceoff Wins||15 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||100% (Simmonds – 1 won, 0 lost)|
|Hits||4 (Galchenyuk, Holl, Mikheyev)|
|Blocked Shots||3 (Matthews)|
|Takeaways||2 (Brodie, Holl)|
|Power Play TOI||2:50 (Nylander)|
|Shorthanded TOI||0:41 (Four players tied)|
|Shifts||29 (Marner, Matthews)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||68.8% (Thornton – 11 for, 5 against)|
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.