PENGUINS 7, MAPLE LEAFS 1 POST GAME NOTES

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (2-3-1 – 5 Points) at
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS (3-0-2 – 8 Points)
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2021
1 2 3 FINAL
TORONTO 1 0 0 1
PITTSBURGH 1 4 2 7

  • Jason Spezza scored at 12:44 of the first period for the Maple Leafs. Spezza has scored in back-to-back games and leads Toronto with three goals on the season.
  • Pierre Engvall registered the primary assist on Spezza’s goal. Engvall has notched an assist in backto-back games, the first time in his NHL career to do so.
  • Wayne Simmonds posted the secondary assist on Spezza’s goal. Simmonds has recorded an assist in back-to-back games.
  • Jack Campbell stopped 16-of-21 shots through two periods.
  • Michael Hutchinson relieved Campbell to start the third period and stopped 10-of-12 shots he faced.
    SHOTS ON GOAL
    1st 2nd 3rd TOTAL
    PITTSBURGH 10 (9) 11 (8) 12 (8) 33 (26)
    TORONTO 16 (11) 10 (7) 3 (3) 29 (21)
    SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
    1st 2nd 3rd TOTAL
    PITTSBURGH 18 (15) 16 (11) 15 (11) 49 (37)
    TORONTO 29 (21) 20 (15) 11 (9) 60 (45)

    ON THE ROAD AGAIN
  • The Maple Leafs are 0-2-0 on the road this season.
  • Toronto’s all-time record is 84-81-17-7 in 189 games against the Pittsburgh Penguins and 37-49-6-4
    in 96 games played in Pittsburgh.
  • Toronto is 2-2-1 against the Eastern Conference this season and 0-1-1 against the Metropolitan
    Division this season.
    MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
    Shots 6 (Matthews)
    Shot Attempts 10 (Matthews)
    Faceoff Wins 7 (Kämpf)
    Faceoff Win Percentage 100% (Nylander – 1 won, 0 lost)
    Hits 3 (Sandin, Bunting)
    Blocked Shots 3 (Muzzin)
    Takeaways 1 (Holl, Kaše, Matthews, Sandin, Rielly, Brodie, Nylander)
    TOI 22:59 (Rielly)
    Power Play TOI 2:35 (Marner, Matthews, Rielly, Nylander, Tavares)
    Shorthanded TOI 5:40 (Kämpf)
    Shifts 28 (Rielly)
    5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage 78.57% (Matthews – 22 for, 6 against)
    RECORD WHEN…
  • The Maple Leafs were 0-for-3 on the power play and 4-for-5 on the penalty kill tonight.
  • Toronto is 1-3-1 when the opponent scores the first goal of the game.
  • The Maple Leafs are 1-2-0 when tied after one period and 0-3-0 when trailing after two periods.
  • Toronto is 1-1-0 when outshot by their opponent.
  • The Maple Leafs are 1-1-0 in Saturday games and 0-2-0 in the second game of a back-to-back.
    OF NOTE…
  • Jake Muzzin was on the ice for a team-high 23 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Muzzin finished the game
    with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 65.71% (23 for, 12 against).
  • Jack Campbell, Timothy Liljegren, Michael Bunting appeared in their first career NHL game against
    Pittsburgh.
  • Sandin registered three hits during the game, tying his second-best single-game high.
    UPCOMING GAMES:
    Oct. 25 Leafs at Carolina PNC Arena 7:00 pm ET
    Oct. 27 Leafs at Chicago United Center 7:30 pm ET
    Oct. 30 Leafs vs. Detroit Scotiabank Arena 7:00 pm ET
    Nov. 2 Leafs vs. Vegas Scotiabank Arena 7:00 pm ET
    Nov. 4 Leafs vs. Tampa Scotiabank Arena 7:00 pm ET
    Nov. 6 Leafs vs. Boston Scotiabank Arena 7:00 pm ET

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