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Stars-Maple Leafs pregame notes
2021-22 Matchups vs. Dallas: First of Two
Toronto Season Record: 37-17-5
Toronto Home Record: 20-7-2
TV: TSN RADIO: TSN 1050
March 10, 2022
Goaltender Erik Källgren has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies
(AHL) on an emergency basis.
March 8, 2022
Defenceman Mac Hollowell has been loaned to the Toronto Marlies
March 4, 2022
Defenceman Mac Hollowell has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies
February 25, 2022
Forward Nick Robertson has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies
Score: Toronto 2 at Buffalo 5
Date: Sunday, March 13, 2022
TOR Goals: Kaše, Matthews
BUF Goals: Krebs (2x), Hinostroza (2x), Thompson
TOR Goaltender: Mrázek, 33/37, .892 SV%
BUF Goaltender: Anderson, 34/36, .944 SV%
TOR Power Play: 0-for-3
TOR Penalty Kill: 4-for-4
- Auston Matthews recorded his 45th goal of the season. Matthews paces
NHL goal leaders and is ranked fifth in points with 77 (45G, 32A).
- TJ Brodie recorded his 300th career NHL point with an assist on Auston
Matthews’ second period goal.
Date: Thursday, March 17, 2022
- NEXT GAME
Opponent: vs. Carolina Hurricanes
Time: 7:00 pm ET
Broadcast Information: Sportsnet (TV), TSN 1050 (Radio)
- INJURY REPORT
Jack Campbell Rib Injury
Jake Muzzin Concussion
ALL-TIME VS. DALLAS STARS:
First Matchup between Clubs: November 11, 1967 (Toronto 1 vs. Minnesota 2)
All-Time Record: 97-92-28-1 (218 Games)
All-Time Record at Home: 55-39-17-0 (111 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road: 42-53-11-1 (107 Games)
Last Home Win vs. Opponent: March 14, 2018 (Toronto 6 vs. Dallas 5 – SOW)
Record in Last Five Games: 3-2-0
Record in Last 10 Games: 7-3-0
- ACTIVE LEADERS VS. DALLAS STARS:
Games Played: Kyle Clifford (34), Wayne Simmonds (30), TJ Brodie (26)
Goals: John Tavares (8), Wayne Simmonds (7), Auston Matthews (6)
John Tavares (11), Mitch Marner (11), Morgan Rielly (10), Wayne
Points: John Tavares (19), Wayne Simmonds (15), Mitch Marner (13)
Penalty Minutes: Wayne Simmonds (47), Kyle Clifford (42), Jake Muzzin (10)
- 2021-22 AVERAGES AND RANKINGS
Points % GF/Game GA/Game PP% PK% SF/G SA/G FO%
Toronto .669 3.68 3.05 29.3% 84.2% 34.6 30.7 56.1%
Dallas .588 2.93 2.93 23.8% 78.8% 30.6 30.8 55.0%
- THE MAN ADVANTAGE IN 2021-22
Power Play: 46/157 (29.3%)
Power Play Goal Leader: 13 – Matthews
Power Play Point Leader: 23 – Matthews (13G, 10A)
2020-21 Power Play: 31/155 (20.0%)
- ON THE PK IN 2021-22|
Penalty Kill: 139/165 (84.2%)
Shorthanded Goal Leader: 2 – Kämpf, Marner, Mikheyev
Shorthanded Point Leader: 4 – Kämpf (2G, 2A)
2020-21 Penalty Kill: 113/144 (78.5%)
- FAST FACTS
Tuesday games 9th of 14 (8 home, 6 road)
Back-to-Backs played 9 of 13
Record in first game of back-to-back 5-3-1
Record in second game of back-to-back 4-4-1
March games 7th of 14 (9 home, 5 road)
David Kämpf Six games away from 300 career NHL games played
Ilya Lyubushkin 10 games away from 200 career NHL games played
Mitch Marner Six assists away from 300 career NHL assists
William Nylander Eight assists away from 200 career NHL assists
Petr Mrazek Eight games away from 300 career NHL games played
Jason Spezza 10 points away from 1,000 career NHL points
John Tavares Nine assists away from 500 career NHL assists
- RECENT MILESTONES
TJ Brodie Recorded his 300th career NHL point, March 13, 2022 at BUF
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 400th career NHL point, Jan. 31, 2022 vs. NJD
Mitch Marner Skated in his 400th career NHL game, March 4, 2022 vs. BUF
Mitch Marner Recorded his 400th career NHL point, Feb. 14, 2022 at SEA
Ilya Mikheyev Skated in his 100th career NHL game, Jan. 15, 2022 at STL
William Nylander Skated in his 400th career NHL game, Feb. 1, 2022 at NJD
William Nylander Recorded his 300th career NHL point, Jan. 19, 2022 at NYR
Wayne Simmonds Skated in his 1,000th career NHL game, March 5, 2022 vs. VAN
Jason Spezza Skated in his 1,200th career NHL game, Nov. 28, 2021 at ANA
John Tavares Skated in his 900th career NHL game, Jan. 1, 2022 vs. OTT
CATEGORY LEADER CATEGORY LEADER
GOALS 45 – Matthews HITS 100 – Simmonds
ASSISTS 40 – Rielly BLOCKED SHOTS 84 – Brodie
POINTS 77 – Matthews (45G, 32A) TAKEAWAYS 63 – Matthews
POWER PLAY POINTS 23 – Matthews (13G, 10A) TOI PER GAME 24:03 – Rielly
SHORTHANDED POINTS 4 – Kämpf (2G, 2A) PP TOI PER GAME 2:53 – Matthews
PIMs 51 – Simmonds SH TOI PER GAME 2:41 – Muzzin
SHOTS 253 – Matthews WINS 24 – Campbell
FACEOFF% 61.4% – Tavares GOALS-AGAINST AVERAGE 1.98 – Källgren
SHOT ATTEMPTS% 59.72% – Matthews SAVE PERCENTAGE .914 – Campbell
- DALLAS STARS
ABOUT LAST NIGHT
— The Stars dropped a 7-4 decision to the New York Rangers on Saturday night at American Airlines Center.
— Defenseman Esa Lindell registered two points (1-1=2) against the Rangers on Saturday.
— Defenseman John Klingberg (0-2=2) and forward Roope Hintz (0-2=2) each posted two assists in the contest.
— Goaltender Jake Oettinger turned aside 22 of the 28 shots he faced on Saturday night.
— Dallas went 1-for-2 on the power play and was 1-for-2 on the penalty kill against New York.
“SURRENDER HER PRONTO, OR WE’LL LEVEL TORONTO”
— The Dallas Stars travel to Toronto to face off against the Maple Leafs on Tuesday in the first of two matchups scheduled between the two teams this
— Dallas comes into Tuesday’s contest having posted wins in two of the last three games against the Maple Leafs (2-1-0) and have points in three of
the last five (2-2=1).
— The Stars are currently riding a three-game road point streak (2-0-1) against Toronto, including wins in back-to-back trips (2-0-0) to Scotiabank Arena.
— Dallas owns a 93-94-31 record all time against the Maple Leafs, including a 39-53-19 mark on the road.
— Forward Alexander Radulov logged two goals (2-0=2) in his last games against Toronto and has earned points (3-2=5) in each of his last two, and
three of his last four (3-3=6) games against them. Radulov has tallied two points (1-1=2) in four career road games against the Maple Leafs and has 13
points (4-9=13) in 10 career games against them.
— Defenseman Ryan Suter enters Tuesday’s contest having registered points (1-1=2) in two-straight and five of his last six games (1-4=5) against the
Maple Leafs. Suter also has assists (0-2=2) in two of his last three against Toronto, while he’s logged 12 points (2-10=12) in 20 career games against
— Defenseman John Klingberg is currently riding a five-game point streak (1-4=5) against the Maple Leafs, including notching points (0-3=3) in each of
his last three trips to Scotiabank Arena. Klingberg has tallied points (0-4=4) in four of his six career trips to Toronto and has seven points (1-6=7) in 12
career games overall against them.
— Forward Joe Pavelski has notched points in two of the last three games (2-1=3) against Toronto and has points in eight of his last 10 games against
them (7-6=13). Pavelski has also recorded points (4-4=8) in six of eight career road games against the Maple Leafs.
— Pavelski has earned 12 goals and 21 points (12-9=21) in 17 career games against Toronto.
— Forward Tyler Seguin comes into Tuesday’s contest having tallied points (5-9=14) in seven of his last eight games against the Maple Leafs and has
posted 15 points (5-10=15) over his last 10 games against them. Seguin is currently riding a five-game road point streak (3-5=8) and has 15 points (8-
7=15) in 15 career trips to Toronto.
— Seguin paces all current Stars in goals, assists and points (15-18=33) in 30 career games against the Maple Leafs.
— Captain Jamie Benn has earned points (2-1=3) in two of his last three road games at Toronto, while he’s notched four points (3-1=4) in his last five
games overall against them. Benn has registered 13 points (6-7=13) in 17 career games against the Maple Leafs.
— Goaltenders Jake Oettinger and Adam Scheel have yet to face the Maple Leafs in their NHL careers.
— Netminder Braden Holtby owns a 12-8-1 record with a .916 save percentage and a 2.66 goals against average in 22 career appearances against
2021-22 Regular Season Schedule
March 15 at Toronto
April 7 vs. Toronto
Man-games lost, 2020-21: 144
Dallas Stars: Media Notes
NAME INJURY # OF GMS DATES
G Ben Bishop Lower Body 55 10/14 – Pres.
D Andrej Sekera Illness 13 2/9 – Pres.
COVID Protocol 6 1/14 – 1/24
D Miro Heiskanen Illness 3 3/4 – Pres.
Illness 1 12/17
G Braden Holtby Lower Body 1 3/12 – Pres.
March 11 – Signed F Joe Pavelski to a one-year contract extension
March 12 – Recalled G Adam Scheel from Texas (AHL) and reassigned F Riley Tufte to Texas (AHL)
March 13 – Recalled F Marian Studenic from his conditioning assignment with Texas (AHL)
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
— The Stars come into Tuesday’s contest having earned points in nine of the last 11 road games, logging an 8-2-1 record dating back to Jan. 20.
— Over that Span, the Stars rank fourth in the NHL with a .773 road points percentage, while the team has allowed just 23 goals against for a 2.09
average, good for second in the League.
— Forward Joe Pavelski has tallied points in 10 of his last 12 road games (6-14=20) dating back to Jan. 15 with his 20 points over that span tied for third
in the NHL. Pavelski shares 22nd in the League with a team-leading 30 points (10-20=30) away from home this season.
— Forward Jason Robertson has logged 11 goals and 16 points (11-5=16) over his last 11 road games. Robertson shares 12th in the NHL with a team-high 16 road games and ranks second on the Stars with 25 points (16-9=25) in 22 road games this season.
HERE’S TO YOU, MR. ROBERTSON
— Forward Jason Robertson scored a power play goal (1-0=1) on Saturday and now has eight goals (8-0=8) over his last five games.
— Robertson recorded hat tricks in back-to-back games (6-0=6) from March 4 – 6, becoming the first player in Dallas Stars history and the second
player in franchise history to post hat tricks in consecutive games (Bill Goldsworthy – 1970-71).
— The Arcadia, Calif. native ranks second in the NHL with a team-high nine game-winning goals this season, becoming just the sixth player in franchise
history to earn at least nine game winners and the first since Bill Guerin scored 10 in 2003-04.