MAPLE LEAFS-KINGS pregame notes


2021-22 Matchups vs. Los Angeles: Second of Two
2020-21 Record vs. Los Angeles: N/A
Toronto Season Record: 13-6-1
Toronto Road Record: 4-3-0

TV: Sportsnet Ontario RADIO: Sportsnet 590

RECENT TRANSACTIONS
November 23, 2021 Forward Joey Anderson has been loaned the Toronto Marlies (AHL)
November 23, 2021 Forward Kyle Clifford has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies (AHL)

LAST GAME
Score: Toronto 3 at New York Islanders 0
Date: Sunday, November 21, 2021
TOR Goals: Marner (2), Kaše
NYI Goals: N/A
TOR Goaltender: Woll, 20/20, 1.000 SV%
NYI Goaltender: Sorokin, 37/40, .925 SV%
TOR Power Play: 0-for-3
TOR Penalty Kill: 3-for-3

NEXT GAME
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Opponent: at San Jose Sharks
Broadcast Information: Sportsnet Ontario (TV), TSN 1050 (Radio)

INJURY REPORT
Petr Mrázek (Groin) *On Injured Reserve
Ilya Mikheyev (Thumb) *On Injured Reserve
Man Games Lost: 35

ALL-TIME VS. LOS ANGELES KINGS:
First Matchup between Clubs: October 25, 1967 (Toronto 4 vs. Los Angeles 2)
All-Time Record: 65-65-21-3 (154 Games)
All-Time Record at Home: 40-27-11-1 (79 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road: 25-38-10-2 (75 Games)
Last Road Win vs. Opponent: November 13, 2018 (Toronto 5 at Los Angeles 1)
Record in Last Five Games: 3-1-1
Record in Last 10 Games: 4-4-2

ACTIVE LEADERS VS. LOS ANGELES KINGS:
Games Played: TJ Brodie (37), Jason Spezza (26), John Tavares (20)
Goals:
John Tavares (5), Jason Spezza (4), Alexander Kerfoot (3), Wayne
Simmonds (3), Michael Bunting (3), TJ Brodie (3)
Assists: John Tavares (12), Jason Spezza (9), TJ Brodie (9), Mitch Marner (6)
Points: John Tavares (17), Jason Spezza (13), TJ Brodie (12)
Penalty Minutes: Nick Ritchie (29), Jason Spezza (12), Wayne Simmonds (12)

2021-22 AVERAGES AND RANKINGS
Points % GF/Game GA/Game PP% PK% SF/G SA/G FO%
Toronto .675 2.55 2.25 23.2% 88.7% 33.8 29.7 55.2%
NHL Rank 8th 26th 3rd 7th 2nd 7th 6th-T 1st

THE MAN ADVANTAGE IN 2021-22
Power Play: 13/56 (23.2%)
Power Play Goal Leader: 4 – Matthews
Power Play Point Leader: 7 – Matthews (4G, 3A), Nylander (3G, 4A)
2020-21 Power Play: 31/155 (20.0%)

ON THE PK IN 2021-22
Penalty Kill: 47/53 (88.7%)
Shorthanded Goal Leader: 1 – Marner
Shorthanded Point Leader: 1 – Marner (1G), Muzzin (1A)
2020-21 Penalty Kill: 113/144 (78.5%)


FAST FACTS

Wednesday games 4th of 11 (6 home, 5 road)
Back-to-Backs played 4 of 13
Record in first game of back-to-back 2-2-0
Record in second game of back-to-back 2-2-0
November games 12th of 14 (8 home, 6 road)


RECENT MILESTONES

TJ BRODIE Appeared in his 700th career NHL game, Nov. 2, 2021 vs. VGK
JACK CAMPBELL Appeared in his 100th career NHL game, Nov. 16 vs. NSH
JACK CAMPBELL Recorded his 50th career NHL win, Nov. 18 vs. NYR
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.
JOHN TAVARES Scored his 100th goal with the Maple Leafs, Nov. 13 at BUF

UPCOMING MILESTONES
TJ BRODIE One goal away from 50 career NHL goals
MICHAEL BUNTING Four games away from 50 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 Two goals away from 50 career NHL goals
DAVID KÄMPF Six assists away from 50 career NHL assists
ALEXANDER KERFOOT Two games away from 300 career NHL games played
ILYA MIKHEYEV Seven games away from 100 career NHL games played
JASON SPEZZA Three games away from 1,200 career NHL games played

LA KINGS STORYLINES:
Brick Wall(s)
Goaltenders Jonathan Quick and Cal Petersen have posted incredible numbers over the Kings last 11 games (7-2-2). The tandem stopped 298 of 320
shots and has combined for a .931 save percentage, a 1.97 goals-against average and one shutout while allowing two goals or less in nine of the 11
games.
Individually, Jonathan Quick has been outstanding over his last six games (4-1-1) in which he has posted a .958 save percentage, a 1.31 goals-against
average and one shutout.
Streaking
The Kings as a team and individually all have had impressive streaks recently. The team tied the 11th longest point-streak in history (eight games, 7-0-
1), Oct. 28-Nov. 13. The teams’ seven-game winning streak recently came to an end. It was tied for the third longest such streak in the league this
season and tied for the seventh longest streak in franchise history. It was just the 12th time in franchise history that the team has won seven-or-more
consecutive games (franchise record is nine).
Forward Alex Iafallo had a seven-game point streak (5-5=10), Oct. 28-Nov. 9. He has the sixth most points and is tied for the sixth most goals in the
league since Oct. 28. It is tied for the sixth longest streak by any player in the NHL. The streak was the second longest of his career (nine games, Dec.
21, 2019-Jan. 9, 2020, 4-6=10). He also scored a goal at 0:06 seconds of the third period, Nov. 9 at MTL. It was the fastest goal to start a period in
franchise history, surpassing the previous record of 0:07 set by Dave Williams on Feb. 14, 1987 vs. Hartford. It is also the fastest goal in the league
since Montreal’s Brendan Gallagher scored at the 0:06 second mark on Oct. 19, 2019.









Adrian Kempe recently saw his career-long four-game goal streak come to an end. It matches the longest by any player in the league this season.
Comeback Kings
The Kings came from behind in the third period to win in consecutive games (Oct. 31 vs. BUF and Nov. 3 vs. STL). It is the 19th time in franchise history
they have accomplished this feat (last: Mar. 21-23, 2019).
Clague-cellant
Rookie defenseman Kale Clague registered a point in each of his first three of the games he played in this season (0-3=3).
Anze Kopi-Star
With seven points in two games during the first week of the season, captain Anze Kopitar was named the first star of the week.
MILESTONES WITHIN REACH:
Andreas Athanasiou:
4 goals from 100
Dustin Brown:
2 goals behind Bobby Carpenter for 20th all-time among Americans
Alex Edler:
1 goal from 100
Anze Kopitar:
1 GWG from tying Marcel Dionne (59) for 2nd on the Kings all-time list
CONSECUTIVE GAMES PLAYED STREAK:
Kopitar: 217 (since 10/20/18)
LA Kings Record: Drew Doughty – 460 (Oct. 8, 2014 – Jan. 18, 2020)
MOST RECENT KINGS MILESTONES ACHIEVED:
Dustin Brown:
Appeared in his 18th season with the Kings, the most in franchise history
Surpassed Doug Weight (1,238) for 11th on the all-time American games played list, Oct. 28 vs. STL
Phillip Danault:
Registered the 200th point of his career, Oct. 14 vs. VGK
Appeared in his 400th career NHL game, Oct. 30 vs. MTL
Alex Iafallo
Appeared in his 300th career NHL game, Nov. 21 vs. ARI
Anze Kopitar
Scored the 100th power-play goal of his career, Oct. 31 vs. BUF
Surpassed Bernie Nicholls (101) for 5th on the Kings all-time PPG list, Nov. 9 at OTT
Olli Maatta
Registered the 100th assist of his career, Oct. 30 vs. MTL
Vladimir Tkachev:
Recorded his first career point (assist), Oct. 14 vs. VG

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