2021-22 Matchups vs. New Jersey: First of Three
Next Game vs. New Jersey: Tuesday, February 1 at New Jersey
Toronto Season Record: 27-10-3
Toronto Home Record: 15-4-1
TV: Sportsnet RADIO: Sportsnet 590

January 28, 2022
Defenceman Carl Dahlstrom has been assigned to the Maple Leafs taxi
squad from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).
January 28, 2022
Defenceman Alex Biega has been reassigned to the Marlies from the
Maple Leafs taxi squad.
January 24, 2022
Forward Joey Anderson, defenceman Carl Dahlstrom and goaltender
Erik Kallgren have be reassigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL) from the
Maple Leafs taxi squad.
January 22, 2022
Goaltender Erik Kallgren has been reassigned to the Maple Leafs taxi
squad from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).

Score: Toronto 7 at Detroit 4
Date: Saturday, January 29, 2022
TOR Goals: Engvall, Bunting (3x), Sandin, Marner, Tavares
DET Goals: Larkin (2x), Namestnikov, Bertuzzi
TOR Goaltender: Mrazek, 31/35, .886 SV%
DET Goaltender: Nedeljkovic, 30/35, .857 SV%
TOR Power Play: 1-for-2
TOR Penalty Kill: 0-for-1

Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Opponent: at New Jersey Devils
Time: 7:00 pm ET
Broadcast Information: TSN4 (TV), Sportsnet 590 (Radio)

Jake Muzzin Concussion

First Matchup between Clubs: October 9, 1974 (Toronto 6 vs. Kansas City 2)
All-Time Record: 75-41-20-9 (145 Games)
All-Time Record at Home: 48-17-5-4 (74 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road: 27-24-15-5 (71 Games)
Last Home Win vs. Opponent: January 14, 2020 (Toronto 7 vs. New Jersey 4)
Record in Last Five Games: 5-0-0

Games Played: Jason Spezza (42), John Tavares (42), Wayne Simmonds (39)
John Tavares (19), Wayne Simmonds (13), Jason Spezza (8), Auston
Matthews (8)
Assists: Jason Spezza (28), John Tavares (18), Wayne Simmonds (8)
Points: John Tavares (37), Jason Spezza (36), Wayne Simmonds (21)
Penalty Minutes: Wayne Simmonds (101), Jason Spezza (18), John Tavares (16)

Points % GF/Game GA/Game PP% PK% SF/G SA/G FO%
Toronto .713 3.45 2.65 31.0% 83.5% 34.3 30.8 55.7%
New Jersey .407 2.79 3.40 17.1% 82.1% 31.7 30.5 47.5%

Power Play: 35/113 (31.0%)
Power Play Goal Leader: 9 – Matthews
Power Play Point Leader: 18 – Matthews (9G, 9A)
2020-21 Power Play: 31/155 (20.0%)

ON THE PK IN 2021-22
Penalty Kill: 91/109 (83.5%)
Shorthanded Goal Leader: 2 – Marner
Shorthanded Point Leader: 2 – Marner (2G), Brodie (2A)
2020-21 Penalty Kill: 113/144 (78.5%)

Monday games 4th of 10 (3 home, 7 road)
Back-to-Backs played 6 of 13
Record in first game of back-to-back 3-2-1
Record in second game of back-to-back 2-4-0
January games 11th of 11 (4 home, 7 road)

TJ Brodie Nine points away from 300 career NHL points
Auston Matthews Four points away from 400 career NHL points
Jake Muzzin 10 points away from 300 career NHL points
William Nylander Two games away from 400 career NHL games played

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
Timothy Liljegren Scored his first career NHL goal, Jan. 15, 2022 at STL
Auston Matthews Recorded his 200th career NHL goal, Oct. 25, 2021 at CAR
Ilya Mikheyev Skated in his 100th career NHL game, Jan. 15, 2022 at STL
William Nylander Recorded his 300th career NHL point, Jan. 19, 2022 at NYR
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



GOALS 25 – Matthews HITS 79 – Ritchie
ASSISTS 31 – Rielly BLOCKED SHOTS 53 – Holl
POINTS 45 – Matthews (25G, 20A) TAKEAWAYS 42 – Matthews
POWER PLAY POINTS 18 – Matthews (9G, 9A) TOI PER GAME 24:21 – Rielly
SHORTHANDED POINTS 2 – Marner (2G), Brodie (2A) PP TOI PER GAME 3:08 – Marner
PIMs 40 – Simmonds SH TOI PER GAME 2:35 – Muzzin
SHOTS 165 – Matthews WINS 20 – Campbell
FACEOFF% 61.6% – Tavares GOALS-AGAINST AVERAGE 2.26 – Campbell
SHOT ATTEMPTS% 58.53% – Mikheyev SAVE PERCENTAGE .926 – Campbell


The Devils dropped their fourth consecutive contest on Saturday at Carolina, after the Hurricanes defeated New Jersey by a score of 2-1.
CAR: J. Martinook, A. Svechnikov
NJD: J. Boqvist
Miles Wood (Indefinitely) – Lower-body injury (Right hip), I.R.
Tyce Thompson (Injured Reserve) – Upper-body injury, I.R.
Jonathan Bernier (Injured Reserve) – Lower-Body injury, I.R.
Dougie Hamilton (Injured Reserve) – Upper-body injury, I.R.
Mackenzie Blackwood (Injured Reserve) – Lower-body injury (left heel), I.R.
Michael McLeod – (Injured Reserve) – Upper-body injury
Total Man-Games Lost to Injury: 169
Games lost to COVID: 47
Jan. 24: A.J. Greer activated off I.R. &reassigned to Utica (AHL)
Jan. 25: Mackenzie Blackwood placed on I.R.
Akira Schmid recalled from Utica (AHL)
Jan. 27: Ty Smith activated off I.R.
Michael McLeod placed on I.R. (Upper-body Inj.)
The Devils visit Toronto for the first time since Feb. 14th, 2020, which resulted in a 7-4 loss. The contest also marked the last meeting between the two
Eastern Conference foes.
The last time that the Devils defeated Toronto was Apr. 5th, 2018, in a 2-1 win at Prudential Center. Jersey’s team is 2-4-2 vs the Leafs since the start of
the 2017-18 season.
Tonight’s contest marks the final outing of a three-game road trip for Jersey (0-2-0), while the Devils also suffered consecutive one-goal losses.
The outing also marks the first game of a home-at-home, back-to-back set vs Toronto. The Devils are 2-4-1 in first games played in back-to-back sets for
The Devils recorded a power-play goal in six consecutive games which marked a season-high, but that streak ended on Saturday in Carolina (0/2).
Since Jan. 1st, New Jersey’s penalty-kill ranks fifth in the NHL at 87.0% (20/23), per Jan. 30th
The Devils haven’t recorded more than two goals in a contest (0-4-0) since Jersey played the Hurricanes on Jan. 22nd (7-4, W).
Jersey’s team aims to win its first road victory since Jan. 2nd , at Washington, which was a 4-3 overtime win (0-5-0).
Entering tonight’s contest, the Devils logged a 3-8-0 record for January, &five of the eight losses were decided by one goal.
Season-series record: Tonight’s game marks the first of three matchups vs the Leafs.
The Devils’ record on Mondays: 0-0-1…0-0-0 via road. Last Monday game: Dec. 6th, vs OTT, 3-2 shootout loss.
Record vs Eastern Conference: 11-12-3 &Record vs Atlantic Division: 4-5-1
Next game vs TOR: Feb. 1, TOR at NJD, 7:00 P.M. E.T.
New Jersey Devils: Media Notes
Tuesday, Feb. 1: vs TOR, 7:00 P.M. E.T.
All-Star Break
Monday, Feb. 7: at OTT, 7:00 P.M. E.T.
Tuesday, Feb. 8: at MTL, 7:00 P.M. E.T.
Thursday, Feb. 10: at STL, 8:00 P.M. E.T.
Sunday, Feb. 13: vs PIT, 1:00 P.M. E.T. (Super Bowl Sunday)
New Jersey will face-off with all 31 NHL teams for the 2021-22 campaign and its regular season concludes on Apr. 29 at Prudential Center vs Detroit.
Tonight’s contest was rescheduled circa Jan. 17th.
The Devils enter tonight’s contest hoping to end a four-game losing streak, which were all logged in regulation. It’s the second time that Jersey’s team
suffered four consecutive regulations losses this season (Dec. 10th to Dec. 19th, 2021, 0-6-0).
The Devils entail the most Switzerland-born players for any NHL active roster: N. Hischier, J. Siegenthaler &A. Schmid.
All-time record vs TOR: 50-63-20-12
All-time road record vs TOR: 21-41-5-7
Patrik Elias is New Jersey’s all-time leading scorer vs Toronto (17g-22a-39 PTS).
Hockey Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur (22-20-7-3) is New Jersey’s all-time wins leader vs the Leafs.
*The NHL announced “a comprehensive update to the 2021-22 regular-season schedule, one that will enable all 32 teams to complete their respective
82-game slates by the regular season’s original closing date of Friday, April 29.”
*Jack Hughes was named New Jersey’s 2022 NHL All-Star. The game is in Vegas on Saturday, Feb. 5th. He’ll become the fourth player in franchise
history who earned the honor before turning 21-years-old (Kirk Muller, Joe Cirella &Scott Gomez), per NHL Pr.
*Defenseman Dougie Hamilton received surgery on his jaw on Jan. 5th, & there is no official timetable on his return, but he did practice on Wednesday
&traveled with the team.

  • NHL Pr announced that Devils forward Jack Hughes was named one of the league’s “Three Stars” of the week (second star) for the week ending Jan.

    Toronto’s President &Alternate Governor Brendan Shanahan was New Jersey’s 2nd-overall draft-pick in the 1987 NHL Draft. Shanahan spent his first
    four NHL seasons with the Devils from 1987-88 to 1990-91 (94g-134a-228 PTS, 315 GP).
    Maple Leafs forward Wayne Simmonds skated in 61 games with the Devils in 2019-20 prior to being traded to Buffalo.
    The last time the Devils and Toronto executed a trade was Feb. 28th, 2017, when the Devils acquired Viktor Loov in exchange for Sergey Kalinin.
    The Devils eliminated the Maple Leafs in six games in the 2000 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, and allowed just six shots on goal in Game 6, after a
    3-0 victory at Continental Airlines Arena. The six shots allowed are the fewest in NHL history for a playoff game.
    Patrik Elias is tied with one other skater for the most postseason points in franchise history (5g-7a-12 PTS) vs Toronto. Who is the other skater?
    Jesper Boqvist inked his name onto the scoresheet on Saturday &for the first time this season.
    The Swedish native also tied a season-high three shots on goal (last: Nov 9th, 2021, vs FLA).
    Forward Jimmy Vesey snapped a six-game skid without recording a point, after earning an assist on Saturday.
    Blueliner Damon Severson has led the Devils in TOI in six consecutive games dating to Jan. 19th vs Arizona. Severson ranks second on New Jersey
    with 6 PTS (1g-5a) over that span, while Jesper Bratt ranks first (4g-3a-7 PTS).
    Jesper Bratt logged his 11th game with two-or-more points in a game this season, after Thursday’s contest vs Tampa on Jan. 27th (0g-2a-2 PTS). That
    extended a career-high, while Bratt’s prior career-high for two-or-more points in a game for a single season was eight games (2017-18).
    Bratt needs one more PPG to tie his career-high (4), which was earned in the Swedish native’s rookie campaign (2017-18).
    New Jersey’s 2019, No. 1-overall-selection in Jack Hughes tied his career-high 11 goals in a season on Thursday, Jan. 27th
    No. 86’s next power-play assist will also tie a career-high (6), which was earned last season.
    “Even in the first (period) we passed (on) some opportunities to get the puck to the net, maybe (could have) look for a little bit of an uglier play, or an ugly
    goal. It’s hard.
    We played as well as we’ve played defensively. I just thought we passed up some offensive-zone plays where we had lanes to get it to the net &we
    chose to pass, &that’s probably the one area we have to improve.”
    – Head coach Lindy Ruff via Saturday’s postgame on the team’s offensive production
    Jon Gillies has appeared in five consecutive games for Jersey, after Saturday’s affair in Carolina, &arguably played his best game since joining the
    Gillies turned away all 17 shots that he faced after the first period of play vs Carolina.
    With the absence of Michael McLeod &his strong face-off presence, Yegor Sharangovich not only helps to boost the team’s offensive production but
    also contribute in the face-off circle.
    Sharangovich finished Saturday’s contest 5/7 on face-offs (66.7%) overall &3/4 on F/O in the offensive zone (75%).

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