OILERS-MAPLE LEAFS PREGAME NOTES




2021-22 Matchups vs. Edmonton: Second of Two
2020-21 Record vs. Edmonton: 6-1-2
Toronto Season Record: 21-8-2
Toronto Home Record: 13-4-1
TV: Sportsnet RADIO: Sportsnet 590

RECENT TRANSACTIONS
January 3, 2022
Defenceman Teemu Kivihalme has been reassigned to the Toronto
Marlies (AHL) from the Maple Leafs taxi squad
December 31, 2021
Defenceman Chad Krys has been reassigned to the Toronto Marlies
(AHL) from the Maple Leafs taxi squad
December 30, 2021
Defencemen Teemu Kivihalme and Chad Krys have been assigned to
the Maple Leafs taxi squad from the Toronto Marlies (AHL)
December 29, 2021
Goaltender Michael Hutchinson has been assigned to the Maple Leafs
taxi squad from the Toronto Marlies (AHL)

LAST GAME
Score: Toronto 6 vs. Ottawa 0
Date: Saturday, January 1, 2022
TOR Goals: Holl, Mikheyev (x2), Brodie, Nylander (x2)
OTT Goals: N/A
TOR Goaltender: Campbell, 23/23, 1.000 SV%
OTT Goaltender: Murray, 34/40, .850 SV%
TOR Power Play: 1-for-6
TOR Penalty Kill: 3-for-3

NEXT GAME
Date: Saturday, January 8, 2022
Opponent: at Colorado Avalanche
Broadcast Information: Sportsnet (TV), Sportsnet 590 (Radio)

ALL-TIME VS. EDMONTON OILERS:
First Matchup between Clubs: November 11, 1979 (Toronto 6 at Edmonton 3)
All-Time Record: 59-44-8-3 (114 Games)
All-Time Record at Home: 31-19-2-1 (53 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road: 28-25-6-2 (61 Games)
Last Home Win vs. Opponent: March 27, 2021 (Toronto 4 vs. Edmonton 3 – OTW)
Record in Last Five Games: 4-0-1
Record in Last 10 Games: 7-1-2

ACTIVE LEADERS VS. EDMONTON OILERS
Games Played: TJ Brodie (49), Jake Muzzin (41), Jason Spezza (38)
Goals: Jason Spezza (11), Wayne Simmonds (10), Auston Matthews (10)
Assists: Jason Spezza (22), TJ Brodie (19), John Tavares (19)
Points: Jason Spezza (33), John Tavares (28), TJ Brodie (22)
Penalty Minutes: Wayne Simmonds (26), Jake Muzzin (24), Jason Spezza (14)

2021-22 AVERAGES AND RANKINGS
Points % GF/Game GA/Game PP% PK% SF/G SA/G FO%
Toronto .710 3.36 2.42 29.7% 82.8% 34.4 31.1 55.3%
Edmonton .576 3.30 3.24 30.5% 81.2% 32.6 32.9 52.4%

THE MAN ADVANTAGE IN 2021-22
Power Play: 27/91 (29.7%)
Power Play Goal Leader: 8 – Matthews
Power Play Point Leader: 15 – Matthews (8G, 7A)
2020-21 Power Play: 31/155 (20.0%)

ON THE PK IN 2021-22
Penalty Kill: 72/87 (82.8%)
Shorthanded Goal Leader: 1 – Marner, Holl, Mikheyev
Shorthanded Point Leader: 2 – Brodie (2A)
2020-21 Penalty Kill: 113/144 (78.5%)


FAST FACTS

Wednesday games 6th of 11 (6 home, 5 road)
Back-to-Backs played 5 of 11
Record in first game of back-to-back 2-2-1
Record in second game of back-to-back 2-3-0
January games 2nd of 11 (4 home, 7 road)
RECENT MILESTONES

TJ Brodie Appeared in his 700th career NHL game, Nov. 2, 2021 vs. VGK
TJ Brodie Scored his 50th career NHL goal, Dec. 14, 2021 at EDM
Jack Campbell Appeared in his 100th career NHL game, Nov. 16, 2021 vs. NSH
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
Ondrej Kaše Scored his 50th career NHL goal, Dec. 9, 2021 vs. TBL
Alexander Kerfoot Appeared in his 300th career NHL game, Nov. 26, 2021 at SJS
Alexander Kerfoot Recorded his 100th career NHL assist, Jan. 1, 2022 vs. OTT
Auston Matthews Recorded his 200th career NHL goal, Oct. 25, 2021 at CAR
Morgan Rielly Recorded his 250th career NHL assist, Oct. 27, 2021 at CHI
Morgan Rielly Skated in his 600th career NHL game, Dec. 9, 2021 vs. TBL
Wayne Simmonds Skated in his 950th career NHL game, Oct. 16, 2021 vs. OTT
Jason Spezza Skated in his 1,200th career NHL game, Nov. 28, 2021 at ANA
John Tavares Recorded his 200th point with the Maple Leafs, Oct. 18, 2021 vs. NYR
John Tavares Scored his 100th goal with the Maple Leafs, Nov. 13, 2021 at BUF
John Tavares Skated in his 900th career NHL game, Jan. 1, 2022 vs. OTT

UPCOMING MILESTONES
TJ Brodie 10 points away from 300 career NHL points
David Kämpf Three assists away from 50 career NHL assists
Ilya Mikheyev Five games away from 100 career NHL games played
William Nylander Four points away from 300 career NHL points
HOW THE MAPLE LEAFS WERE BUILT

Draft (8) Free Agent (12) Trade (3)
2018 – Sandin (29th overall) 2021 – Kaše (July 31) 2020 – Campbell (Feb. 5)
2017 – Liljegren (17th overall) 2021 – Ritchie (July 31) 2019 – Kerfoot (July 1)
2016 – Matthews (1st overall) 2021 – Mrazek (July 28) 2019 – Muzzin (Jan. 28)
2015 – Marner (4th overall) 2021 – Bunting (July 28)
2015 – Dermott (34th overall) 2021 – Kämpf (July 28)
2014 – Engvall (188th overall) 2021 – Biega (July 28)
2014 – Nylander (8th overall) 2020 – Brodie (Oct. 9)
2012 – Rielly (5th overall) 2020 – Simmonds (Oct. 9)
2019 – Spezza (July 1)
2019 – Mikheyev (May 6)
2018 – Tavares (July 1)
2016 – Holl (July 2)

2021-22 TEAM LEADERS

CATEGORY LEADER
GOALS 20 – Matthews BLOCKED SHOTS 44 – Holl
ASSISTS 23 – Rielly TAKEAWAYS 31 – Nylander
POINTS
33 – Matthews (20G, 13A), Tavares
(13G, 20A), Nylander (15G, 18A)
HITS 65 – Ritchie
POWER PLAY POINTS 15 – Matthews (8G, 7A) TOI PER GAME 23:57 – Rielly
SHORTHANDED POINTS 2 – Brodie (2A) PP TOI PER GAME 3:07 – Marner
PIMs 40 – Simmonds SH TOI PER GAME 2:36 – Muzzin
SHOTS 124 – Matthews WINS 16 – Campbell
FACEOFF% 61.9% – Nylander GOALS-AGAINST AVERAGE 1.86 – Campbell
SHOT ATTEMPTS% 58.24% – Matthews SAVE PERCENTAGE .939 – Campbell

RECORD BY MONTH
OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY
HOME 3-1-1 6-2-0 3-1-0 1-0-0 0-0-0
AWAY 1-3-0 6-0-0 1-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0
TOTAL 4-4-1 12-2-0 4-2-1 1-0-0 0-0-0
MARCH APRIL
HOME 0-0-0 0-0-0
AWAY 0-0-0 0-0-0
TOTAL 0-0-0 0-0-0

RECORD BY DAY
SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
2-1-0 0-2-1 4-0-0 5-0-0 2-2-0 2-1-0 6-2-1


TEAM RECORD TEAM RECORD

Anaheim Ducks 1-0-0 Nashville Predators 1-0-0
Arizona Coyotes 0-0-0 New Jersey Devils 0-0-0
Boston Bruins 1-0-0 New York Islanders 1-0-0
Buffalo Sabres 1-0-0 New York Rangers 1-0-1
Calgary Flames 1-0-0 Ottawa Senators 2-1-0
Carolina Hurricanes 0-1-0 Philadelphia Flyers 1-0-0
Chicago Blackhawks 2-0-0 Pittsburgh Penguins 0-2-0
Colorado Avalanche 1-0-0 San Jose Sharks 1-1-0
Columbus Blue Jackets 1-0-0 Seattle Kraken 0-0-0
Dallas Stars 0-0-0 St. Louis Blues 0-0-0
Detroit Red Wings 1-0-0 Tampa Bay Lightning 1-1-0
Edmonton Oilers 1-0-0 Vancouver Canucks 0-0-0
Florida Panthers 0-0-0 Vegas Golden Knights 1-0-0
Los Angeles Kings 1-1-0 Washington Capitals 0-0-0
Minnesota Wild 0-0-1 Winnipeg Jets 0-1-0
Montréal Canadiens 1-0-0

2021-22 GAME HIGHS
CATEGORY HOME ROAD
Most Goals, Game 3 – Matthews, Dec. 1 vs. COL
2 – Nylander, Nov. 10 at PHI – Marner, Nov. 21
at NYI – Spezza, Dec. 4 at MIN – Matthews,
Dec. 14 at EDM
Most Assists, Game 4 – Rielly, Dec. 7 vs. CBJ
3 – Sandin, Nov. 24 at LAK – Rielly, Dec. 4 at
MIN
Most Points, Game
4 – Marner, Nov. 6 vs. BOS, (1G, 3A) – Rielly,
Dec. 7 vs. CBJ (4A)
3 – Sandin, Nov. 24 at LAK (3A) – Rielly, Dec. 4
at MIN (3A)
Most Shots, Game
8 – Matthews, Oct. 18 vs. NYR, Nov. 12 vs.
CGY, Dec. 1 vs. COL
8 – Nylander, Nov. 26 at SJS – Matthews, Dec.
4 at MIN
Time On Ice, Game 26:23 – Rielly, Nov. 20 vs. PIT 26:55 – Rielly, Dec. 4 at MIN
Most Saves, Game 42 – Campbell, Nov. 6 vs. BOS 39 – Campbell, Nov. 28 at ANA
CATEGORY GAME PERIOD
Most Goals, For 8 – Dec. 1 vs. COL 4 – 2nd, Nov. 24 at LAK
Most Goals, Against 7 – Oct. 23 at PIT 4 – 2nd, Oct. 23 at PIT, 2nd, Dec. 5 at WPG
Most Shots, For 48 – Oct. 14 at OTT 25 – 3rd, Oct. 14 at OTT
Most Shots, Against 44 – Nov. 6 vs. BOS 23 – 3rd, Nov. 6 vs. BOS
Fewest Shots, For 25 – Oct. 25 at CAR, Dec. 14 at EDM 3 – 3rd, Oct. 23 at PIT, 2nd, Dec. 11 vs. CHI
Fewest Shots, Against 20 – Nov. 21 at NYI 2 – 2nd, Oct. 18 vs. NY

OILERS NOTES

“We have enough players to play but it wreaks havoc with your lineup.” Dave Tippett

With three players (McDavid, Ryan & Barrie) placed in COVID protocol today, the #Oilers will forge onward with a depleted lineup tonight in Toronto.

ALL-TIME RECORDS vs. TORONTO GP RECORD HOME (61) AWAY (53) GF GA
OILERS ALL-TIME vs. TORONTO 114 47-54-8-5 27-26-6-2 20-28-2-3 201 215
OILERS vs. TORONTO – 2021-22 1 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 1 5
QUICK FACTS

On Wednesday, Edmonton will face the Leafs for the second of two meetings this season and the lone game in Toronto.
The last time these teams met was on December 14th in Edmonton, with the Leafs defeating the Oilers 5-1.
Connor McDavid lead the Oilers with 25 career points (8G, 17A) against Toronto and Kyle Turris has appeared in a team leading 37 career games
against Toronto.
LEADING THE WAY
Draisaitl scored on Dec. 29 against St. Louis, becoming the first Oilers player to score 24 goals in the team’s first 30 games since Wayne Gretzky in
1987-88. The goal also marked his 50th point of the season, making him the first player to reach 50 points this season.
Draisaitl has posted nine two goal games this season and has recorded three four-point efforts and seven three-point games.
McDavid (19 -34—53 in 33 GP) and Draisaitl (25-27—52 in 33 GP) rank first and second in NHL scoring, while Draisaitl’s 25 goals lead the NHL.
McDavid notched a multi-goal game (2G) on Dec. 31 at NJD and has posted points in five of his last six games, notching three two-point games. He has
posted 11 points (3G, 8A) in his last 10 games, including four multi-point games. He has recorded points in all but six of the Oilers’ games.
The Oilers also have the top three players in the top 10 in the NHL this season: 1st – McDavid (34), T-4th – Draisaitl (27) and T-8th – Nugent-Hopkins
(23).
MOST POINTS SINCE START OF 2018-19 SEASON
McDavid – 371
Draisaitl – 351
Kane -286
Marchand – 286
MacKinnon – 284
MOST GOALS SINCE START OF 2018-19 SEASON
Draisaitl – 149
Ovechkin – 147
Matthews -145
McDavid – 127
Connor – 117
FOUR POINT FRENZY
Connor McDavid has registered two four point games this season, while Leon Draisaitl has notched three four-point games. McDavid (21) and Draisaitl
(16) rank first and second in the NHL in 4-point games since 2015-16.
Edmonton Oilers: Media Notes
WINNING &SCORING IN DIFFERENT WAYS
The Oilers rank tied for T-5th in the NHL in wins (10) when leading after one period and T-5th in wins (12) when leading after two periods.
The Oilers rank T-3rd in the NHL in wins (3) when trailing after two periods.
The Oilers rank T-2nd in the league in 1st period goals (35) and are T-4th in the league in 3rd period goals (40) and
The Oilers rank 2nd in the NHL in wins (10) when being outshot by their opponent.
APPROACHING MILESTONES
Zach Hyman is three goals from his 100th NHL goal.
Derek Ryan is four assists from his 100th NHL assist.
Darnell Nurse (46) needs one goals to pass Steve Smith for sole possession of fourth for goals by an Oilers defenseman
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (4) needs one overtime goal to tie Taylor Hall and Ryan Smyth (5 each) for fourth-most in Oilers history, a list led by Leon
Draisaitl (10) in first and Connor McDavid (9) in second.
Connor McDavid (45) needs one game-winning goal to surpass Ryan Smyth (45) for the fourth-most in franchise history, while Leon Draisaitl (38) needs
six game winners to pass Mark Messier (43) for 6th place.
Connor McDavid (30) needs eight multi-goal games to pass Paul Coffey for the 6th most in franchise history
Mikko Koskinen (5) needs one shutout to tie Dwayne Roloson (6) for 7th place in franchise history.
Mikko Koskinen needs eight wins to pass Curtis Joseph for 7th in Oilers all-time wins
UPCOMING OILERS/NHL FIRSTS
Tyler Benson – First NHL goal
William Lagesson – First NHL goal
RECENT MILESTONES

Brendan Perlini – Scored his first goal as an Oiler on Dec. 16 vs. CBJ
Colton Sceviour – Scored his first goal as an Oiler on Dec. 14 vs. TOR
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins recorded his 500th NHL point (assist) on Dec. 3 at SEA
Leon Draisaitl played his 500th NHL game on Dec. 3 at SEA
Connor McDavid – Scored his 210th goal on Dec. 1 vs. PIT, passing Paul Coffey for 7th place in franchise history goals
Markus Niemelainen – Played his 1st NHL game on Dec. 1 vs. PIT
Kris Russell – Blocked two shots on Nov. 27 at VGK, becoming the NHL’s all-time blocked shots leader
Zach Hyman – Scored on Nov. 27 at VGK recording his 200th career point.
Connor McDavid – Posted his 400th NHL assist on Nov. 24 at ARI
Leon Draisaitl – Posted his 40th career multi-goal game on Nov. 16 at WPG, passing Paul Coffey for the 6th most in franchise history
Connor McDavid – Scored his 600th career NHL point on Nov. 14 at STL
Ryan McLeod – Scored his 1st career NHL goal on Nov. 14 at STL
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins – Scored his 186th goal, surpassing Craig Simpson (185) for sole possession of 9th in all-time Oilers scoring.
Leon Draisaitl – Scored his 76th power play goal to pass Craig Simpson (75) for the 6th spot in franchise history
Leon Draisaitl – Passed Paul Coffey for sole possession of 6th spot on the Oilers all-time goals list
Cody Ceci – Scored his 1st goal as an Oiler on Nov. 11 at BOS
Tyson Barrie – Posted his 400th career point (assist) on Nov. 5 vs. NYR
Mikko Koskinen – Passed Devan Dubnyk (61) for sole possession of 8th most wins in franchise history on Nov. 3 vs. NSH.
Leon Draisaitl – Passed Ryan Smyth (142) on Nov. 1 vs. SEA for 8th most multi-point games in Oilers history.
Duncan Keith – Played his 1200th career NHL game and scored his 1st goal as an Oiler on Nov. 1 vs. SEA.
LAST 10 GAMES vs. TORONTO
Record: 3-6-1
GF: 20 GA: 36
2021-22 12/14/21 @ EDM 5-1 L
2020-21 3/29/21 @ TOR 3-2 W (OT)
2020-21 3/29/21 @ TOR 4-3 L (OT)
2020-21 3/3/21 @ EDM 6-1 L
2020-21 3/1/21 @ EDM 3-0 L
2020-21 2/27/21 @ EDM 4-0 L
2020-21 1/30/21 @ EDM 4-3 W
2020-21 1/28/21 @ EDM 4-3 L
2020-21 1/22/21 @ TOR 4-2 L
2020-21 1/20/21 @ TOR 3-1 W
OILERS LEADERS vs. LEAFS
NHL CAREER
Games: Turris (37)
Goals: Turris (11)
Assists: Keith, McDavid (17)
Points: McDavid (25)
Penalty minutes: Kassian (45)
RECENT TRANSACTIONS
Dec. 9 D Cody Ceci activated off non-roster
D Philip Broberg loaned to Bakersfield (AHL)
Dec. 10 D Philip Broberg recalled from Bakersfield (AHL)
D Kris Russell placed on IR
Dec. 14 F Ryan McLeod placed in COVID protocol
Head Coach Dave Tippett placed in COVID protocol
D Duncan Keith activated from IR
F Brendan Perlini recalled from Bakersfield
D Philip Broberg assigned to Bakersfield
Dec. 17 F Ryan Nugent-Hopkins placed in COVID protocol
Dec. 18 F Jesse Puljujarvi placed in COVID protocol
Dec. 20 F Seth Griffith and F Cooper Marody loaned to Bakersfield (AHL)
D Darnell Nurse and D William Lagesson placed in COVID protocol
Dec. 26 D Dmitri Samorukov and D Philip Broberg recalled on emergency basis from Bakersfield
F Zack Kassian placed in COVID protocol
Dec. 30 D Dmitri Samorukov loaned to Bakersfield (AHL)
Jan. 1 D Philip Broberg loaned to Bakersfield (AHL)
OILERS IN JANUARY
Overall – 526 GP, 247-204-52-23 – 569 PTS
2021-22 –2 GP, 0-1-1 – 1 PTS
2020-21 – 11 GP, 5-6-0 – 10 PTS
LAST TIME (OILERS/ TEAM) 2021-22 PREVIOUS TIME
Last regulation win (home): 5-2 vs. CBJ – 12/16/21 5-2 vs. PIT – 12/1/21
Last regulation win (road): 5-3 at SEA – 12/18/21 3-2 at VGK – 11/27/21
Last regulation loss (home): 5-1 vs. TOR – 12/14/21 3-1 vs. CAR – 12/11/21
Last regulation loss (road): 4-1 at NYR – 1/3/21 4-2 at STL – 12/29/21
Last overtime win (home): 6-5 vs. NYR – 11/5/21 4-3 vs. TOR – 1/30/21
Last overtime win (road): – 4-3 at MTL – 5/12/21
Last overtime loss (home): – 3-2 vs. VGK – 3/9/20
Last overtime loss (road): 3-2 at NYI – 1/1/22 6-5 at NJD – 12/31/21
Last shootout win (home): 2-1 vs. WPG – 11/18/21 3-2 vs. VAN – 10/13/21
Last shootout win (road): – 4-3 @ ARI – 11/24/19
Last shootout loss (home) – 4-3 vs. CGY – 1/29/20
Last shootout loss (road): – 1-0 @ WPG – 10/20/19

LAST TIME (OILERS/ INDIVIDUAL) 2021-22 PREVIOUS TIME
Last hat trick (home) McDavid – 10/16/21 vs. CGY Draisaitl – 3/10/21 vs. OTT
Last hat trick (road): – McDavid – 4/26/21 at WPG
Last penalty shot (home): – Ennis (NO GOAL) – 1/30/21 vs. TOR
Last penalty shot (road): – Haas (GOAL) – 2/1/20 @ CGY
Last succ. penalty shot: – McDavid (GOAL) – 10/12/16 vs. CGY
Last succ. penalty shot (road): – M-A. Pouliot (GOAL) – 2/17/07 @ TOR
Last shutout (home): – Ko


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