GAME 7: HABS 3, LEAFS 1

MONTREAL CANADIENS (4-3) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (3-4)

MONDAY, MAY 31, 2021

 123OTFINAL
MONTREAL0213
TORONTO0011

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY


POSTGAME QUOTES:

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)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
MONTREAL12 (12)6 (5)5 (4)23 (21)
TORONTO8 (8)6 (6)16 (9)30 (23)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
MONTREAL20 (20)13 (11)9 (7)42 (38)
TORONTO17 (17)14 (14)21 (11)52 (42)

OF NOTE…

  • 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

Shots(Hyman)
Shot Attempts(Hyman)
Faceoff Wins15 (Matthews)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Simmonds – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Galchenyuk, Holl, Mikheyev)
Blocked Shots(Matthews)
Takeaways(Brodie, Holl)
TOI26:00 (Rielly)
Power Play TOI2:50 (Nylander)
Shorthanded TOI0:41 (Four players tied)
Shifts29 (Marner, Matthews)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage68.8% (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.

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