Maple Leafs-Sabres pregame notes




2021-22 Matchups vs. Buffalo: First of Four
2020-21 Record vs. Buffalo: N/A
Next Game vs. Buffalo: Wednesday, March 2 at Buffalo
Toronto Season Record: 9-5-1
Toronto Road Record: 2-3-0
TV: Sportsnet RADIO: Sportsnet 590

RECENT TRANSACTIONS
November 7, 2021
Forward Joey Anderson has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies
(AHL)
November 7, 2021
Forward Kirill Semyonov has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies
(AHL)
November 6, 2021
Goaltender Joseph Woll has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies
(AHL)

LAST GAME
Score: Toronto 2 vs. Calgary 1 – OTW
Date: Friday, November 12, 2021
TOR Goals: Kaše, Matthews
CGY Goals: Kylington
TOR Goaltender: Campbell, 30/31, .968 SV%
CGY Goaltender: Vladar, 35/37, .946 SV%
TOR Power Play: 0-for-3
CGY Power Play: 0-for-1

NEXT GAME


Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Opponent: vs. Nashville Predators
Broadcast Information: TSN4 (TV), TSN 1050 (Radio)


INJURY REPORT

Petr Mrázek (Groin) *On Injured Reserve
Ilya Mikheyev (Thumb) *On Injured Reserve
Man Games Lost: 25

ALL-TIME VS. BUFFALO SABRES:
First Matchup between Clubs: November 18, 1970 (Toronto 2 vs. Buffalo 7)
All-Time Record: 83-106-18-11 (218 Games)
All-Time Record at Home: 51-40-12-5 (108 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road: 32-66-6-6 (110 Games)
Last Home Win vs. Opponent: March 20, 2019 (Toronto 4 at Buffalo 2)
Record in Last Five Games: 3-2-0
Record in Last 10 Games: 7-3-0


ACTIVE LEADERS VS. BUFFALO SABRES:
Games Played: Jason Spezza (66), John Tavares (34), Wayne Simmonds (30)
Goals: Jason Spezza (23), John Tavares (21), Auston Matthews (11)
Assists: Jason Spezza (49), John Tavares (19), Morgan Rielly (13)
Points: Jason Spezza (72), John Tavares (40), Auston Matthews (17)
Penalty Minutes: Jason Spezza (44), Wayne Simmonds (27), Nick Ritchie (20)

2021-22 AVERAGES AND RANKINGS
Points % GF/Game GA/Game PP% PK% SF/G SA/G FO%
Toronto .633 2.53 2.53 23.3% 86.7% 34.7 30.9 53.3%
NHL Rank 13th-T 25th 7th 8th-T 7th 6th 19th-T 5th

THE MAN ADVANTAGE IN 2021-22
Power Play: 10/43 (23.3%)
Power Play Goal Leader: 3 – Matthews, Nylander
Power Play Point Leader: 6 – Nylander
2020-21 Power Play: 31/155 (20.0%)

ON THE PK IN 2021-22
Penalty Kill: 39/45 (86.7%)
Shorthanded Goal Leader: N/A
Shorthanded Point Leader: N/A
2020-21 Penalty Kill: 113/144 (78.5%)


FAST FACTS

Saturday games 5th of 22 (10 home, 12 road)
Back-to-Backs played 2 of 13
Record in first game of Back-to-Back 2-1-0
Record in second game of Back-to-Back 0-2-0
November games 7th of 14 (8 home, 6 road)


RECENT MILESTONES

TJ BRODIE Appeared in his 700th career NHL game, Nov. 2, 2021 vs. VGK
PIERRE ENGVALL Appeared in his 100th career NHL game, Nov. 2, 2021 vs. VGK
ONDREJ KAŠE Recorded his 100th career NHL point, Nov. 10, 2021 at PHI
AUSTON MATTHEWS
Recorded his 200th NHL goal on Oct. 25 at CAR. Per NHL Stats,
Matthews required the second-fewest games to reach 200 goals in Maple
Leafs history among players who debuted with the team, trailing only
Charlie Conacher (317 games).
AUSTON MATTHEWS
Recorded his 300th NHL point with a goal on Feb. 8 vs. VAN, tying Charlie
Conacher to become the second-fastest Maple Leaf to reach the mark at
294 games.
MORGAN RIELLY
Recorded his 300th NHL point with an assist on Apr. 13 vs. CGY to
become the sixth defenceman in franchise history to record 300 points with
the club.
MORGAN RIELLY Recorded his 250th career NHL assist on Oct. 27 at CHI
KIRILL SEMYONOV Made his NHL debut, Nov. 10 at PHI
WAYNE SIMMONDS Skated in his 950th career NHL game on Oct. 16 vs. OTT
JOHN TAVARES Recorded his 200th point with the Maple Leafs on Oct. 18 vs. NYR.

UPCOMING MILESTONES
TJ BRODIE One goal away from 50 career NHL goals
JACK CAMPBELL Two wins away from 50 career NHL wins
JACK CAMPBELL One games away from 100 career NHL games played
TRAVIS DERMOTT Two points away from 50 career NHL points
JUSTIN HOLL Nine points away from 50 career NHL points
ONDREJ KAŠE Four goals away from 50 career NHL goals
DAVID KÄMPF Eight assists away from 50 career NHL assists
ILYA MIKHEYEV Seven games away from 100 career NHL games played

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