2021-22 Matchups vs. Tampa Bay: Third of Four
2021-22 Record vs. Tampa Bay: 1-1-0
Toronto Season Record: 44-19-5
Toronto Road Record: 19-12-3
TV: Sportsnet RADIO: TSN 1050

April 1, 2022
Defenceman Mac Hollowell has been loaned to the Toronto Marlies
April 1, 2022 Defenceman Filip Kral has been loaned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).
March 28, 2022
Forward Kyle Clifford and defenceman Carl Dahlstrom have been
recalled from the Toronto Marlies on an emergency basis.
March 26, 2022
The Maple Leafs announced that the hockey club has signed forward
Nicholas Abruzzese to a two-year, entry-level contract.

Score: Toronto 6 at Philadelphia 3
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2022
TOR Goals: Simmonds, Liljegren, Matthews, Engvall, Rielly, Tavares
PHI Goals: Hayes, Provorov (2x)
TOR Goaltender: Campbell, 29/32, .906 SV%
PHI Goaltender: Hart, 22/28, .786 SV%
TOR Power Play: 0-for-1
TOR Penalty Kill: 2-for-2
Team Notes:

  • Auston Matthews recorded the 250th goal of his NHL career.
    Matthews reached this feat in 397 games played. Per NHL Stats, only
    seven players in NHL history have reached the milestone in fewer
    contests: Wayne Gretzky (302 GP), Mike Bossy (315 GP), Mario Lemieux
    (324 GP), Brett Hull (328 GP), Alex Ovechkin (366 GP), Teemu Selanne
    (388 GP) and Jari Kurri (389 GP).
  • Mitch Marner recorded his fifth straight multi-point game and has
    posted 11 points (1G, 10A) during the streak. This marks Marner’s second
    time this season where he has recorded a five-game multi-point streak.
  • Pierre Engvall recorded his second shorthanded goal of the season
    and the third of his NHL career. With his goal, Toronto improved to a
    league-leading 12 shorthanded goals this season.
  • Nicholas Abruzzese made his NHL debut.
    Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
    Opponent: at Florida Panthers
    Time: 7:00 pm ET
    Broadcast Information: TSN4 (TV), Sportsnet 590 (Radio)
    Ondrej Kaše Undisclosed
    Petr Mrázek Groin
    Jake Muzzin Concussion
    Rasmus Sandin Knee
  • First Matchup between Clubs: October 15, 1992 (Toronto 5 vs. Tampa Bay 3)
    All-Time Record: 57-36-2-7 (102 Games)
    All-Time Record at Home: 30-19-1-3 (53 Games)
    All-Time Record on the Road: 27-17-1-4 (49 Games)
    Last Road Win vs. Opponent: February 25, 2020 (Toronto 4 at Tampa Bay 3)
    Record in Last Five Games: 3-2-0
    Record in Last 10 Games: 4-6-0
    Games Played: Jason Spezza (50), John Tavares (38), Wayne Simmonds (30)
    Goals: Jason Spezza (23), John Tavares (14), Wayne Simmonds (9)
    Jason Spezza (33), John Tavares (28), Mitch Marner (10), Wayne Simmonds
    (10), Auston Matthews (10)
    Points: Jason Spezza (56), John Tavares (42), Wayne Simmonds (19)
    Penalty Minutes Wayne Simmonds (67), John Tavares (20), Jason Spezza (18)
  • Points % GF/Game GA/Game PP% PK% SF/G SA/G FO%
    Toronto .684 3.77 3.03 29.8% 83.9% 34.5 30.6 55.4%
    Tampa Bay .684 3.32 2.75 22.2% 81.5% 30.6 29.6 50.1%

    Power Play: 54/181 (29.8%)
    Power Play Goal Leader: 14 – Matthews
    Power Play Point Leader: 26 – Nylander (10G, 16A)
    2020-21 Power Play: 31/155 (20.0%)
  • ON THE PK IN 2021-22
  • Penalty Kill: 161/192 (83.9%)
    Shorthanded Goal Leader: 4 – Mikheyev
    Shorthanded Point Leader: 4 – Kämpf (2G, 2A), Mikheyev (4G)
    2020-21 Penalty Kill: 113/144 (78.5%)
  • Monday games 10th of 10 (3 home, 7 road)
    Back-to-Backs played 10 of 13
    Record in first game of back-to-back 5-4-1
    Record in second game of back-to-back 5-4-1
    April games 2nd of 15 (6 home, 9 road)
  • Michael Bunting Six games away from 100 career NHL games played
    Justin Holl Seven games away from 200 career NHL games played
    Ilya Lyubushkin Two games away from 200 career NHL games played
    Auston Matthews Three games away from 400 career NHL games played
    William Nylander Two assists away from 200 career NHL assists
    Morgan Rielly Five assists away from 300 career NHL assists
    Jason Spezza Nine points away from 1,000 career NHL points
    John Tavares Four assists away from 500 career NHL assists
    TJ Brodie Recorded his 300th career NHL point, March 13, 2022 at BUF
  • David Kämpf Skated in his 300th career NHL game, March 27, 2022 vs. FLA
    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 Recorded his 300th career NHL assist, March 27, 2022 vs. FLA
    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
    William Nylander Skated in his 400th career NHL game, Feb. 1, 2022 at NJD
    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

Lightning 4 vs. Montreal 5 S/O
Tampa Bay had its four-game win streak snapped after falling 5-4 in a shootout to the Montreal Canadiens Saturday night at AMALIE Arena…The
Lightning had a 10-game home win streak (includes playoffs) versus Montreal stopped as well…The Bolts completed their 10th of 12 back-to-back sets
this season and fell to 8-0-2 in the second half of a back-to-back…The Lightning and Canadiens completed their three-game regular season series, the
Bolts getting at least a point out of each contest and going 2-0-1 against the Habs…Nick Suzuki was the only player from either squad to convert his
shootout attempt (3rd Rd.)…Steven Stamkos (8:57) and Anthony Cirelli (SH – 13:32) scored in the first period to provide a 2-0 lead to the Lightning…
Nikita Kucherov scored on a second period power play (11:34) to give the Bolts a 3-1 lead…Brayden Point tallied a power-play goal at 19:44 of the
second to put the Lightning back in front 4-3…Lightning netminder Brian Elliott made 27 saves on 31 shots in the shootout defeat, his record moving to
7-3-3 on the season.
PP: TBL – 2-3 MTL – 0-2
SOG: TBL – 41 MTL – 31
Attendance: 19,092
The Lightning and the Maple Leafs are playing their third of four meetings this season and the first of two at AMALIE Arena…Tampa Bay and Toronto
have split a pair of previous matchups, the Lightning taking three of a possible four points…The Bolts were 5-3 winners in the last meeting Dec. 9 at
Scotiabank Arena, Ondrej Palat scoring a pair of goals, part of a three-point night for the Czech forward…That early December victory capped a season
long-tying five-game win streak for the Lightning…Toronto earned a 2-1 overtime win in the first meeting between the teams Nov. 4 at Scotiabank Arena,
John Tavares tying the game with an extra attacker goal with :42 seconds remaining in regulation and William Nylander netting the game-winner on a
power play 2:43 into overtime…Tampa Bay and Toronto are facing off at AMALIE Arena for the first time since Feb. 25, 2020, a 4-3 Maple Leafs
victory…The Lightning have dropped three of their last four overall to Toronto…The Lightning and Maple Leafs are playing the 50th all-time meeting
between the two teams in Tampa.
The Lightning complete a four-game homestand tonight as well as a stretch of three games in four days…Tampa Bay is on a five-game point streak (4-0-
1), tied for its third longest of the season (longest: 7-0-2 Oct. 26-Nov. 18)…The Lightning have scored multiple power-play goals in three of their last five
games and at least one power-play goal in four of the last five, netting eight PPGs over that stretch (8-for-16, 50%)…Tampa Bay and Toronto rank tied
for fifth in the overall NHL standings, each with 93 points, and tied for second in the Atlantic Division…The Lightning have 19 wins when allowing the
opening goal, tied with Florida for the most in the NHL.
2021-22 Reg. Season Man Games Lost: 176
Current injuries
Ryan McDonagh (Upper-body injury March 24; Out indefinitely) 5 Games
March 31 – Signed D Nick Perbix to a one-year, entry-level contract
March 21 – Acquired G Alexei Melnichuk from San Jose in exchange for F Antoine Morand
March 21 – Acquired F Riley Nash from Arizona in exchange for future considerations
Tampa Bay forward Nikita Kucherov scored a power-play goal and added two assists Apr. 2 vs. MTL for his fourth game of three or more points this
season and second over the last three games…Kucherov has posted multiple points in three-straight games and has 16 multi-point efforts in 33 games
this season…Kucherov is on a four-game assist/point streak (1-8–9 pts.), matching his longest assist/point streak of the season set twice previously
(last: 4-4–8 pts. in 4 GP Feb. 15-March 1)…Kucherov has notched an assist in six of the last seven contests (1-10–11 pts.)…Kucherov is averaging 1.30
points per game, ranking eighth in the NHL.
Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman tallied two assists Apr. 2 vs. MTL, giving him 15 multi-point games this season, tied for the second most of his
career (most: 19 multi-pt. games in 2016-17)…Hedman has points in three of the last four games (2-2–4 pts.)…Hedman has scored 19 goals this
season, a career high for goals (previous high: 17 goals during 2017-18 Norris Trophy campaign) and one goal from becoming the second Lightning
defenseman all-time to score 20 goals in a season, joining Dan Boyle (20 goals in 2016-17)…Hedman ranks second among NHL defensemen for goals
and tied for third for scoring.
Tampa Bay Lightning: Media Notes

  1. Roman Josi (NSH) – 18-63–81 pts. (66 GP)
  2. Cale Makar (COL) – 24-51–75 pts. (65 GP)
    T-3. Victor Hedman (TBL) – 19-47–66 pts. (68 GP)
    T-3. Adam Fox (NYR) – 10-56–66 pts. (67 GP)
  3. Kris Letang (PIT) – 7-53–60 pts. (66 GP)
    Bolts goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 21-of-23 shots his last start Apr. 1 vs. CHI to win his third-consecutive start…Vasilevskiy recorded his 35th
    win of the season Friday, the fourth season in his career he’s recorded 35 or more wins…Vasilevskiy continues to pace the NHL for wins and is
    attempting to finish the regular season first or tied for first for wins for a fifth-straight season.
  4. Andrei Vasilevskiy (TBL) – 35-14-4 (53 GS)
    T-2. Sergei Bobrovsky (FLA) – 33-6-3 (45 GS)
    T-2. Frederik Andersen (CAR) – 33-11-3 (46 GS)
    T-2. Tristan Jarry (PIT) – 33-15-6 (52 GS)
    T-2. Juuse Saros (NSH) – 33-21-3 (57 GS)
    Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos scored his team-leading 32nd goal of the season Apr. 2 vs. MTL to extend his goal streak to three games (3-3–6
    pts.)…Stamkos has scored a goal in five of the last six games…Stamkos extended his point streak to six games (5-5—10 pts.) to match his season high
    for a scoring run (also: 3-4—7 pts. over 6 GP Dec. 14-31)…Stamkos is 11 points away from tying Martin St. Louis as Tampa Bay’s all-time scoring
  5. Martin St. Louis – 365-588–953 pts. (972 GP)
  6. Steven Stamkos – 471-471–942 pts. (908 GP)
  7. Vincent Lecavalier – 383-491-874 pts. (1,037 GP)
    Lightning center Brayden Point scored a power-play goal Apr. 2 vs. MTL for his 27th goal of the season and ninth on the power play, ranking second in
    both categories on the Bolts…Point has scored a goal in three-straight games and four of the last five contests…Point extended his point streak to six
    games (4-5—9 pts.), one game from matching the longest scoring run this season on the Lightning of seven games he set Jan. 4-16 (5-4–9 pts.) and
    again Feb. 1-March 1 (5-6–11 pts.).
    Bolts forward Anthony Cirelli scored a shorthanded goal Apr. 2 vs. MTL for his first shorthanded goal of the season and ninth of his career, moving into
    fourth place among Tampa Bay’s all-time leading shorthanded goal scorers.
  8. Martin St. Louis – 28 SHGs (972 GP)
  9. Rob Zamuner – 14 SHGs (475 GP)
  10. Vincent Lecavalier – 13 SHGs (1,037 GP)
  11. Anthony Cirelli – 9 SHGs (281 GP)
  12. Tyler Johnson – 8 SHGs (589 GP)
    Cirelli has points in four of the last five contests (1-5–6 pts.).
    Lightning forward Nick Paul tallied an assist Apr. 2 vs. MTL, giving him four assists over the last two games…Paul has recorded 1-4–5 pts. in 7 GP
    since joining the Lightning March 20…Paul recorded his 23rd point of the season Saturday to add to his career high for scoring.

    Brayden Point needs two assists to reach 200 career assists
    AMALIE Arena has sold out 266-consecutive games (includes playoffs), the NHL’s longest active sellout streak beginning 3/26/15 (2020-21 season
    excluded due to social distancing protocols).
    Most Goals, Game: 3 (Kucherov – 1/11 at BUF)
    Most Assists, Game: 4 (Hedman – 10/14 at DET)
    Most Points, Game: 4 (Multiple players, Last: Point – 3/1 vs. OTT)
    Most Goals, Period: 2 (Multiple players, Last: Colton – 4/1 vs. CHI – 2nd PER)
    Most Assists, Period: 3 (Kucherov – 10/14 at DET – 2nd PER)
    Most Points, Period: 3 (Multiple players, Last: Hedman – 12/2 vs. STL – 3rd PER)
    Most SOG, Game: 8 (Kucherov – 2/10 at COL and 10/14 at DET)
    Most PIM, Game: 24 (Maroon – 10/28 vs. ARI)
    Best +/-, Game: +5 (Rutta – 12/5 at PHI)
    Most PPGs, Game: 2 (Multiple players, Last: Hedman – 3/16 at SEA)
    Most Saves, Game: 45 (Elliott – 3/12 at EDM)
    Most Saves, Period: 22 (Vasilevskiy – 2/10 at COL – 1st PER)
    Most Consecutive Games With A Goal: 5 (Stamkos – 2/11 at ARI to 3/1 vs. OTT)
    Most Consecutive Games With An Assist: 5 (Multiple players, Last: Point – 3/24 at BOS to 4/1 vs. CHI)
    Most Consecutive Games With A Point: 7 (Point – 1/4 at CBJ to 1/18 at LAK and 2/1 vs. SJS to 3/1 vs. OTT)
    Most Goals Scored, Period: 3 (Multiple times, Last: 3/8 at WPG – 1st PER)
    Most Goals Scored, Game: 7 (Multiple times, Last: 12/5 at PHI)
    Most Goals Allowed, Period: 4 (Multiple times, Last: 3/8 at WPG – 3rd PER)
    Most Goals Allowed, Game: 9 (12/30 at FLA)
    Most PPGs For, Game: 3 (Multiple times, Last: 3/29 vs. CAR)
    Most PPGs Against, Game: 2 (Multiple times, Last: 3/22 at CAR)
    Most PPs For, Game: 7 (10/14 at DET)
    Most PPs Against, Game: 7 (3/12 at EDM)
    Most SOG, Game: 48 (10/14 at DET)
    Most SOG, Period: 19 (Multiple times, Last: 4/1 vs. CHI – 1st PER)
    Fewest SOG, Game: 18 (11/9 vs. CAR)
    Fewest SOG, Period: 2 (11/21 vs. MIN – 3rd PER)
    Most SOG Allowed, Game: 49 (3/12 at EDM)
    Most SOG Allowed, Period: 24 (2/10 at COL – 1st PER)
    Fewest SOG Allowed, Game: 17 (11/26 vs. SEA)
    Fewest SOG Allowed, Period: 3 (Multiple times, Last: 4/1 vs. CHI – 3rd PER)
    Most Blk/S, Game: 22 (Multiple times, Last: 2/10 at COL)
    Fewest Blk/S, Game: 5 (3/1 vs. OTT)
    Most Lightning PIM, Game: 38 (11/15 vs. NYI)
    Fewest Lightning PIM, Game: 2 (Multiple times, Last: 2/11 at ARI)
    Largest Margin of Victory: 6 (12/5 at PHI)
    Largest Margin of Defeat: 4 (Multiple times, Last: 3/3 vs. PIT

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