MAPLE LEAFS – COYOTES PREGAME NOTES




2021-22 Matchups vs. Arizona: First of Two
2021-22 Record vs. Arizona: 0-0-0
Next Game vs. Arizona: Thursday, March 10 vs. Arizona
Toronto Season Record: 23-8-3
Toronto Road Record: 9-4-2
TV: TSN4 RADIO: Sportsnet 590

RECENT TRANSACTIONS
January 7, 2022
Forwards Joey Anderson and Brett Seney have been assigned to the
Maple Leafs taxi squad from the Toronto Marlies (AHL)
January 5, 2022
Forward Kyle Clifford has been assigned to the Maple Leafs taxi squad
from the Toronto Marlies (AHL)
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

LAST GAME
Score: Toronto 4 at Vegas 3 – SOW
Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2022
TOR Goals: Nylander, Matthews, Mikheyev, (Nylander – SOW)
VGK Goals: Kolesar, Karlsson, Pietrangelo
TOR Goaltender: Campbell, 31/34, .912 SV%
VGK Goaltender: Lehner, 15/18, .833 SV%
TOR Power Play: 0-for-2
TOR Penalty Kill: 3-for-5

NEXT GAME
Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022
Opponent: at St. Louis Blues
Time: 7 pm ET
Broadcast Information: Sportsnet (TV), TSN 1050 (Radio)

INJURY REPORT
Pierre Engvall Placed into the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol
Mitch Marner Placed into the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol
ALL-TIME VS. ARIZONA COYOTES:

First Matchup between Clubs: November 10, 1979 (Toronto 8 at Winnipeg 4)
All-Time Record: 39-53-8-2 (102 Games)
All-Time Record at Home: 22-27-2-2 (53 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road: 17-26-6-0 (49 Games)
Last Road Win vs. Opponent: November 21, 2019 (Toronto 3 at Arizona 1)
Record in Last Five Games: 3-2-0

ACTIVE LEADERS VS. ARIZONA COYOTES:
Games Played: Kyle Clifford (49), Wayne Simmonds (35), TJ Brodie (33)
Goals:
Jason Spezza (9), Wayne Simmonds (9), John Tavares (9), Jake Muzzin
(6), TJ Brodie (6)
Assists: Jason Spezza (12), Jake Muzzin (11), TJ Brodie (10)
Points: Jason Spezza (21), Jake Muzzin (17), Wayne Simmonds (17)
Penalty Minutes: Kyle Clifford (53), Jake Muzzin (38), Nick Ritchie (33)

2021-22 AVERAGES AND RANKINGS
Points % GF/Game GA/Game PP% PK% SF/G SA/G FO%
Toronto .721 3.38 2.50 30.2% 82.5% 33.6 31.7 55.5%
Arizona .258 2.18 3.79 14.8% 72.2% 26.8 33.3 48.3%

THE MAN ADVANTAGE IN 2021-22
Power Play: 29/96 (30.2%)
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: 80/97 (82.5%)
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 7th of 11 (5 home, 5 road)
Back-to-Backs played 5 of 11
Record in first game of back-to-back 3-2-1
Record in second game of back-to-back 2-3-0
January games 5th of 10 (3 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 Nine points away from 300 career NHL points
David Kämpf Three assists away from 50 career NHL assists
Ilya Mikheyev Two games away from 100 career NHL games played
William Nylander One point away from 300 career NHL points
William Nylander Eight games away from 400 career NHL games played.

2021-22 TEAM LEADERS

CATEGORY LEADER CATEGORY LEADER
GOALS 23 – Matthews BLOCKED SHOTS 48 – Holl
ASSISTS 25 – Rielly TAKEAWAYS 34 – Nylander
POINTS 37 – Matthews (23G, 14A) HITS 77 – Ritchie
POWER PLAY POINTS 15 – Matthews (8G, 7A) TOI PER GAME 23:59 – Rielly
SHORTHANDED POINTS 2 – Brodie (2A) PP TOI PER GAME 3:05 – Marner
PIMs 40 – Simmonds SH TOI PER GAME 2:39 – Muzzin
SHOTS 138 – Matthews WINS 18 – Campbell
FACEOFF% 61.2% – Tavares GOALS-AGAINST AVERAGE 2.02 – Campbell
SHOT ATTEMPTS% 57.94% – Matthews SAVE PERCENTAGE .935 – Campbell

021-22 GAME HIGHS
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 1-0-1 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 2-0-0 Vancouver Canucks 0-0-0
Florida Panthers 0-0-0 Vegas Golden Knights 2-0-0
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 – Matthews, Jan. 8 at COL
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) – Kerfoot, Jan. 8 at COL (1G, 2A)
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 –Matthews, Jan. 8 at COL
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 44 – Campbell, Jan. 8 at COL
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 49 – Jan. 8 at COL 23 – 3rd, Nov. 6 vs. BOS
Fewest Shots, For 18 – Jan. 11 at VGK 2 – 3rd, Jan. 11 at VGK
Fewest Shots, Against 20 – Nov. 21 at NYI 2 – 2nd, Oct. 18 vs. NYR

COYOTES NOTES

LAST GAME
Predators 4, Coyotes 2 – January 8, 2022 – Gila River Arena
ARI Goals: Keller (12), Crouse (9)
NSH Goals: Ekholm (2), Trenin (9), Jeannot (11), Josi (12)
ARI Goalie: Vemelka (L) – 25 saves on 29 shots
NSH Goalie: Saros (W) – 38 saves on 40 shots
PP: 0-6 PK: 5-6
Notes: Clayton Keller scored in his second consecutive game…Lawson Crouse picked up his 9th goal of the yr to put him in 2nd on the Coyotes’ goalscoring leaderboard… Riley Nash made his Coyotes debut and assisted on Crouse’s goal… Marked the second time this season Arizona has recorded
40+ shots in a game…ARI’s 15 shots in the 2nd period tied a season-high for a single period (1st period on 11/5 at Anaheim)…Travis Boyd won 14-of21 face-offs (67%), the 14 wins marking a single-game career-high…ARI logged 48 PIM as a team, their highest in a game since 12/20/07 at SJ (58)
CURRENT TAXI SQUAD
G Ivan Prosvetov
D Victor Soderstrom
D Vladislav Kolyachonok
MAN GAMES LOST (Name/Roster Status/Injury Type/Games Missed/Last Game Played)
Barrett Hayton…IR…Upper-Body (1 / 1/6)
Jay Beagle…IR…Lower-Body (6 / 12/11)
Jakob Chychrun…IR…Upper-Body (7 / 12/10)
Ryan Dzingel…IR …Upper-Body (7 / 12/10)
Dmitrij Jaskin…IR…Lower-Body…(18 / 11/13)
Conor Timmins…IR…Lower-Body…(27 / 10/25)
Carter Hutton…IR…Lower-Body…(27 / 10/25)
Total man games lost: 188 games
Nick Schmaltz (19), Ryan Dzingel (17), Alex Galchenyuk (15), Kyle Capobianco (12), Jay Beagle (12), Johan Larsson (10), Christian Fischer (8), Andrew
Ladd (6), Anton Stralman (4), Lawson Crouse (1), Matias Maccelli (1), Travis Boyd (1), Ilya Lyubushkin (1), Liam O’Brien (1)
RECENT TRANSACTIONS
-1/11 – Recalled D Victor Soderstrom, D Vladislav Kolyachonok and G Ivan Prosvetov to the Taxi Squad
-1/10 – Placed HC André Tourigny, GC Corey Schwab, G Scott Wedgewood, D Jakob Chychrun, D Cam Dinnen, D Anton Stralman in COVID protocol
-1/7 – Placed AC Mario Duhamel, D Kyle Capobianco in COVID Protocol
UPCOMING SCHEDULE
YOTES &LEAFS
-Tonight is 1 of 2 ARI-TOR games this season, and the only one in Arizona
Arizona Coyotes: Media Notes
DATE TIME (AZ) OPPONENT VENUE TV RADIO
Fri, Jan. 14 7pm at COL Ball Arena Bally Sports Arizona+ 98.7 FM
Sat, Jan. 15 7pm vs COL Gila River Arena Bally Sports Arizona 98.7 FM
Mon, Jan. 17 2pm vs MTL Gila River Arena ESPN+/Hulu 620 AM
-The teams are also scheduled to go head-to-head in Toronto on 3/10
-The last meeting between the clubs took place in 2/11/20 (3-2 L, OT). The last time ARI played TOR in AZ was 11/21/19 (3-1 L)
-Andrew Ladd leads current Coyotes in career goals (10) and assists (13) vs TOR. He’s found the scoresheet in each of his last two games against the
Maple Leafs, recording an assist in each contest as a member of NYI
-Shayne Gostisbehere paces the Coyotes in points vs TOR among d-men, registering 5-7-12 in 15 GP
-The Coyotes franchise is 55-37-8-2 all-time against the Maple Leafs
SCORING NOTABLES AGAINST THE MAPLE LEAFS
Andrew Ladd…10-13-23…33 career GP
Johan Larsson…5-8-13…19 career GP
Ryan Dzingel…4-10-14…17 career GP
Shayne Gostisbehere…5-7-12…15 career GP
Career Leaders
Goals (Ladd, 10)…Assists (Ladd, 13)…Points (Ladd, 23)
Career Leaders Among Defensemen
Goals (Gostisbehere, 5)…Assists (Gostisbehere 7)…Points (Gostisbehere, 12)
THIS DAY IN COYOTES HISTORY
Jan. 12, 2016 – Max Domi scored his first career hat trick as the Coyotes defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 at Gila River Arena.
LEAGUE LEADERS
Points (Defensemen on new teams)
1 Seth Jones (CHI) – 25 pts
2 Tony DeAngelo (CAR) – 24 pts
3 Shayne Gostisbehere (ARI) – 23 pts
4 Alex Goligoski (MIN) – 21 pts
5 Dougie Hamilton (NJD) – 20 pts
TOI/G (Rookies | Min. 10 GP)
1 Moritz Seider (DET) – 22:23 TOI/G
2 Dysin Mayo (ARI) – 20:36 TOI/G
3 Alexandre Carrier (NSH) – 20:31 TOI/G
4 Jamie Drysdale (ANA) – 19:48 TOI/G
5 Bowen Byram (COL) – 19 :34 TOI/G
Blocked Shots (Rookies)
1 Moritz Seider (DET) – 63 BS
T2 Dysin Mayo (ARI) – 50 BS
T2 Alexandre Carrier (NSH) – 50 BS
4 Martin Fehervary (WSH) – 49 BS
5 Jacob Middleton (SJ) – 47 BS
KELLER INSTINCT
-Clayton Keller enters tonight as Arizona’s leader in goals (12), points (26) and SOG (97) this season. Dating back to 11/18, he’s registered 20 points
(9-11-20) in his last 17 GP
-Keller has tallied 6 goals (9 pts) in his last 6 games, half of his season goal total
-With 7 SOG on Saturday, Keller has totaled 35 SOG in his last 6 GP. Keller is one of five NHLers with 5+ games of 7+ SOG this season (Pastrnak [6],
Matthews, McDavid, Ovechkin)
-Tonight is expected to be Keller’s 324th consecutive GP, the 4th-longest active streak in the NHL

FRANCHISE CAREER LEADERBOARD

All Skaters
Goals
24 Fredrik Olausson 86 (1986-94)
25 Dallas Drake 82 (1993-00)
T26 Clayton Keller 80 (2017-present)
T26 Scott Arniel 80 (1981-86, 1990-91)
T26 Randy Carlyle 80 (1983-93)
T26 Mikkel Boedker 80 (2008-16)
Assists
24 Darrin Shannon… 149 (1991-98)
25 Dallas Drake 143 (1993-00)
26 Clayton Keller… 139 (2017-present)
27 Ron Wilson … 134 (1979-83)
Points
26 Darrin Shannon… 226 (1991-98)
27 Dallas Drake 225 (1993-00)
28 Clayton Keller 219 (2017-present)
29 Mikkel Boedker 213 (2008-16)
PHIL THE THRILL
-Phil Kessel, who shares the second-highest point total on the Coyotes with Gostisbehere (23), has recorded a multi-point game in 3 of his last 5
outings, producing 1-7-8 in that span
-Kessel (5-18-23) is nearing his 20th assist of the season. With 33 games under his belt this year, the fastest he’s reached 20a in a season are: 2017-18
(25 GP), 2018-19 (27 GP), 2016-17 (28 GP), 2012-13 (31 GP), 2011-12 (32 GP), 2014-15 (35 GP)
-The winger has registered 14 points (2-12-14) in his last 14 GP
-Kessel is expected to skate in his 934th consecutive game tonight. Dating back to Nov. 3, 2009, Kessel also holds the second-longest active streak in
the NHL (Keith Yandle, 957)
NHL’s ’Iron Man’ Streak
Doug Jarvis (964; 10/8/75 – 10/10/87)
Keith Yandle (957; 3/26/09 – present)
Phil Kessel (933; 11/3/09 – present)
Garry Unger (914; 2/24/68 – 12/21/79)
NHL CAREER LEADERBOARD (PLAYERS OF U.S. NATIONALITY)

Goals
10 Joe Pavelski 407 (2006-present)
11 John LeClair 406 (1990-07)
12 Phil Kessel 396 (2006-present)
13 Zach Parise 394 (2005-present)
14 Ed Olczyk 342 (1984-00)
Power-Play Goals
11 Zach Parise 120 (2005-present)
12 John LeClair 118 (1990-07)
13 Phil Kessel 117 (2006-present)
14 Patrick Kane 113 (2007-present)
Power-Play Assists
17 Kevin Hatcher 208 (1984-01)
18 Scott Gomez 207 (1999-16)
19 Mark Howe 204 (1979-95)
20 Phil Kessel 201 (2006-present)
21 Scott Young 199 (1987-06)
Power-Play Points
13 Joe Mullen 339 (1981-97)
14 Joe Pavelski 319 (2006-present)
15 Phil Kessel 318 (2006-present)
16 Scott Young 307 (1987-06)
KEY CONNECTIONS
Ex-Coyotes
Michael Bunting (2018-19, 2020-21)
Ex-Maple Leafs
Corey Schwab (2001-02)
Phil Housley (2002-03)
Anton Stralman (2007-09)
Phil Kessel (2009-15)
Alex Galchenyuk (2020-21)
Travis Boyd (2020-21)
Riley Nash (2021 Playoffs)
Travis Boyd played with Justin Holl at the Univ. of Minnesota from 2011-14
Lawson Crouse won a gold medal with Nick Ritchie at the 2015 WJC for Team Canada…Also represented Canada with Mitch Marner and Travis
Dermott at the 2016 event
Alex Galchenyuk played with Manny Malhotra in MTL in 2014-15
Shayne Gostisbehere skated with with Wayne Simmonds (2014-19) and Petr Mrazek (2017-18) in Philly
Clayton Keller played with Joey Anderson at the USNTDP from 2014-16
Andrew Ladd played with John Tavares on NYI from 2016-18
Antoine Roussel was teammates with Jason Spezza in DAL from 2014-18
Nick Schmaltz represented Team USA with Auston Matthews at the 2015-16 WJCs…Played with David Kampf in CHI from 2017-19
Victor Soderstrom played with Rasmus Sandin on Team Sweden at the 2019-20 WJCs
MILESTONES APPROACHING (Player…Needs…Milestone)
Travis Boyd…1 game from…150 career NHL games
Lawson Crouse…2 assists from…50 career NHL assists
Lawson Crouse…7 points from…100 career NHL points
Loui Eriksson…1 assist from … 350 career NHL assists
Alex Galchenyuk…2 games from…600 career NHL games
Alex Galchenyuk…4 assists from…200 career NHL assists
Phil Kessel…4 goals from…400 career NHL goals
Andrew Ladd…2 even-strength goals from…200 even-strength goals
Johan Larsson…1 goal from…50 career NHL goals
Anton Stralman…2 even-strength points from…200 career NHL even-strength points
2021-22 REAL-TIME STATS LEADERS
Blocked shots: Mayo (50)
Hits: Crouse (87)
Shots: Keller (97)
TOI/G: Chychrun (24:50)
2021-22 OVERTIME RESULTS: (3-0-3)
Last overtime win: 12/17/21 at ANA (W, 6-5, GWG – C. Keller)
Last overtime loss: 5/1/21 vs. VGK (L, 3-2, GWG – J. Marchessault)
Last overtime that led to shootout: 12/28/21 at SJS

2021-22 SHOOTOUT RESULTS: (0-3)
Last shootout win: 3/23/21 vs. COL (W, 5-4, GDG – C. Dvorak)
Last shootout loss: 12/28/21 at SJS (L, 8-7, GDG – L. Couture)
CAREER OT POINT CHART
COYOTES RECORD ON…
PLAYER NAME GOALS ASSISTS POINTS
Phil Kessel 11 15 26
Loui Eriksson 9 7 16
Shayne Gostisbehere 6 9 15
Andrew Ladd 5 6 11
Alex Galchenyuk 6 5 11
Clayton Keller 4 6 10
Anton Stralman 0 6 6
Nick Schmaltz 1 5 6
Jakob Chychrun 1 3 4
Ryan Dzingel 2 1 3
Christian Fischer 2 1 3
Jay Beagle 1 1 2
Johan Larsson 0 2 2
Kyle Capobianco 1 0 1
Travis Boyd 0 1 1

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