DEVILS-MAPLE LEAFS PREGAME NOTES



2021-22 Matchups vs. New Jersey: Third of Three
2021-22 Record vs. New Jersey: 2-0-0
Toronto Season Record: 39-18-5
Toronto Home Record: 22-7-2
TV: Sportsnet RADIO: TSN 1050

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

March 20, 2022
Toronto acquired defenceman Mark Giordano and forward Colin
Blackwell from the Seattle Kraken in exchange for three draft selections.
March 10, 2022
Goaltender Erik Källgren has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies
(AHL) on an emergency basis.

LAST GAME
Score: Toronto 3 at Nashville 6
Date: Saturday, March 19, 2022
TOR Goals: Marner (2x), Matthews
NSH Goals: Jeannot, Tolvanen, Ekholm, Forsberg, Duchene, Trenin
TOR Goaltender: Källgren, 28/33, .848 SV%
NSH Goaltender: Saros, 38/41, .927 SV%
TOR Power Play: 0-for-3
TOR Penalty Kill: 3-for-4
Team Notes:

With his 26th goal of the season scored on Saturday, Mitch Marner tied
an NHL career-high in goals.

With his 46th goal of the season, Auston Matthews is now one goal
away from tying an NHL career-high in goals.

Auston Matthews recorded 10 shots during Saturday’s game, posting an
NHL career second-best.

NEXT GAME
Date: Saturday, March 26, 2022
Opponent: at Montréal Canadiens
Time: 7:00 pm ET
Broadcast Information: Sportsnet (TV), TSN 1050 (Radio)

INJURY REPORT
Jack Campbell Rib Injury
Jake Muzzin Concussion
Rasmus Sandin Knee


First Matchup between Clubs: October 9, 1974 (Toronto 6 vs. Kansas City 2)
All-Time Record: 77-41-20-9 (147 Games)
All-Time Record at Home: 49-17-5-4 (75 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road: 28-24-15-5 (72 Games)
Last Home Win vs. Opponent: January 31, 2022 (Toronto 6 vs. New Jersey 4)
Record in Last Five Games: 5-0-0
Record in Last 10 Games: 8-2-0

ACTIVE LEADERS VS. NEW JERSEY DEVILS:
Games Played: Jason Spezza (44), John Tavares (44), Wayne Simmonds (41)
Goals: John Tavares (19), Wayne Simmonds (13), Auston Matthews (12)
Assists:
Jason Spezza (28), John Tavares (18), Mitch Marner (9), Wayne Simmonds
(9), Mark Giordano (9)
Points: John Tavares (38), Jason Spezza (37), Wayne Simmonds (22)
Penalty Minutes Wayne Simmonds (103), Jason Spezza (20), John Tavares (16)

2021-22 AVERAGES AND RANKINGS
Points % GF/Game GA/Game PP% PK% SF/G SA/G FO%
Toronto .669 3.66 3.03 28.8% 84.6% 34.6 31.0 55.7%
New Jersey .405 3.06 3.59 18.0% 80.6% 32.1 31.2 47.4%

THE MAN ADVANTAGE IN 2021-22
Power Play: 47/163 (28.8%)
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: 148/175 (84.6%)
Shorthanded Goal Leader: 2 – Kämpf, Marner, Mikheyev
Shorthanded Point Leader: 4 – Kämpf (2G, 2A)
2020-21 Penalty Kill: 113/144 (78.5%)
FAST FACTS

Wednesday games 11th of 11 (6 home, 5 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 10th of 14 (9 home, 5 road)

UPCOMING MILESTONES
David Kämpf Three games away from 300 career NHL games played
Ilya Lyubushkin Seven games away from 200 career NHL games played
Mitch Marner Three assists away from 300 career NHL assists
Auston Matthews Nine games away from 400 career NHL games played
Petr Mrázek Eight games away from 300 career NHL games played
William Nylander Five assists away from 200 career NHL assists
Jason Spezza 10 points away from 1,000 career NHL points
John Tavares Seven 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

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