STARS AT MAPLE LEAFS PREGAME NOTES



LAST GAME

Score: Toronto 2 vs. Arizona 4
Date: Monday, October 17, 2022
TOR Goals: Nylander (PPG), Marner
ARI Goals: Ritchie (PPG), Fischer, Gostisbehere, Crouse (EN)
TOR Goaltender: Källgren, 15-for-18, .833 SV%
ARI Goaltender: Vejmelka, 26-for-28, .929 SV%
TOR Power Play: 1-for-5
TOR Penalty Kill: 3-for-5
Team Notes: – John Tavares posted the primary assist on Nylander’s power play goal.
With the assist, Tavares recorded his 900th career NHL point (392G, 508A).
Tavares is currently on a four-game point streak where he has recorded five
points (1G, 4A). Mitch Marner is also on a four-game point streak where he
has recorded four points (1G, 3A).

William Nylander scored on a power play opportunity at 12:54 of the third
period. Nylander has scored a power play goal in back-to-back games (Oct.
15 vs. OTT, Oct. 17 vs. ARI).

Erik Källgren turned away 15 of 18 shots he faced in his season debut with
the Maple Leafs.
TONIGHT’S GAME
2022-23 Matchups vs. Dallas: First of Two
2021-22 Record vs. Dallas: 2-0-0
Toronto Season Record: 2-2-0
Toronto Home Record: 2-1-0
TONIGHT’S STORYLINES
Toronto will face-off against the Dallas Stars tonight in the first of two matchups between the clubs this
season. Their second game of the season will be played at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on
December 6. Toronto has won seven of their last nine games against the Stars that were played on home
ice.
BROADCAST INFORMATION
TV: Sportsnet ONE RADIO: Sportsnet 590
NEXT GAME
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Opponent: at Winnipeg Jets
Time: 7 pm ET
Broadcast Information: Sportsnet (TV), TSN 1050 (Radio)
Toronto Maple Leafs: Media Notes
RECENT TRANSACTIONS
October 19, 2022 The Maple Leafs recalled defenceman Filip Král from
the Toronto Marlies (AHL). Defenceman Jake Muzzin
has been placed on injured reserve.
October 16, 2022 The Maple Leafs recalled defenceman Victor Mete and
forwards Nicholas Robertson and Wayne Simmonds
from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).
October 15, 2022 The Maple Leafs have placed goaltender Matt Murray
on long-term injured reserve. Goaltender Erik Källgren
has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies (AHL) on an
emergency basis.
INJURY REPORT
Jordie Benn Groin (LTIR)
Carl Dahlström Shoulder (IR)
Timothy Liljegren Hernia (LTIR)
Matt Murray Adductor Injury (LTIR)
Jake Muzzin Neck (IR)
ALL-TIME VS. DALLAS STARS:
First Matchup between Clubs: November 11, 1967 (Toronto 1 vs. Minnesota 2)
All-Time Record: 99-92-28-1 (220 Games)
All-Time Record at Home: 56-39-17-0 (112 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road: 43-53-11-1 (108 Games)
Last Home Win vs. Opponent: March 15, 2022 (Toronto 4 vs. Dallas 0)
ACTIVE LEADERS VS. DALLAS STARS:
Games Played: Mark Giordano (40), Calle Järnkrok (37), Wayne Simmonds (31)
Goals: Calle Järnkrok (10), John Tavares (9), Auston Matthews (8)
Assists: Mark Giordano (15), Mitch Marner (14), John Tavares (13)
Points: John Tavares (22), Mark Giordano (19), Calle Järnkrok (17)
Penalty Minutes Wayne Simmonds (47), Mark Giordano (26), Calle Järnkrok (9)
2022-23 AVERAGES AND RANKINGS
Points % GF/Game GA/Game PP% PK% SF/G SA/G FO%
Toronto .500 2.75 3.00 21.4 81.3 32.8 24.0 52.6
Dallas 1.000 4.33 1.00 30.0 92.9 26.7 29.0 52.7
THE MAN ADVANTAGE IN 2022-23
Power Play: 21.4%
Power Play Goal Leader: 2 – Nylander
Power Play Point Leader: 3 – Tavares (1G, 2A)
2021-22 Power Play: 63/231 (27.3%)
ON THE PK IN 2022-23
Penalty Kill: 81.3%
Shorthanded Goal Leader: N/A
Shorthanded Point Leader: N/A
2021-22 Penalty Kill: 192/234 (82.1%)
FAST FACTS
Thursday games 2nd of 15 (7 home, 8 road)
Back-to-Backs played 1 of 14
Record in first game of back-toback 0-1-0
Record in second game of back-toback 1-0-0
October games 5th of 10 (4 home, 6 road)
UPCOMING MILESTONES
Mark Giordano Six assists away from 400 career NHL assists
Auston Matthews One assist away from 200 career NHL assists
Denis Malgin Four games away from 200 career NHL games
Jake Muzzin Six points away from 300 career NHL points
Rasmus Sandin Eight games away from 100 career NHL games played
John Tavares Eight goals away from 400 career NHL goals
RECENT MILESTONES
John Tavares Recorded his 900th career NHL point with an assist, Oct. 17 vs. ARI
HOW THE MAPLE LEAFS WERE BUILT
Draft (9) Free Agent (15) Trade (4)
2019 – Robertson (53rd overall) 2022 – Aston-Reese (Oct. 9) 2022- Murray (July 11)
2018 – Král (149th overall) 2022 – Järnkrok (July 15) 2022 – Giordano (Mar. 20)
2018 – Sandin (29th overall) 2022 – Mete (July 14) 2019 – Kerfoot (July 1)
2017 – Liljegren (17th overall) 2022 – Benn (July 14) 2019 – Muzzin (Jan. 28)
2016 – Matthews (1st overall) 2022 – Samsonov (July 13)
2015 – Marner (4th overall) 2022 – Malgin (July 13)
2014 – Engvall (188th overall) 2022 – Aubé-Kubel (July 13)
2014 – Nylander (8th overall) 2021 – Bunting (July 28)
2012 – Rielly (5th overall) 2021 – Kämpf (July 28)
2021 – Källgren (May 19)
2021 – Dahlström (July 28)
2020 – Brodie (Oct. 9)
2020 – Simmonds (Oct. 9)
2018 – Tavares (July 1)
2016 – Holl (July 2)

2022-23 TEAM LEADERS
CATEGORY LEADER CATEGORY LEADER

GOALS 3 – Nylander HITS 19 – Aubé-Kubel
ASSISTS 4 – Rielly, Tavares BLOCKED SHOTS 11 – Holl
POINTS 5 –Tavares (1G, 4A) TAKEAWAYS 5 – Kämpf, Kerfoot, Marner,
Tavares
POWER PLAY POINTS 3 – Tavares (1G, 2A) TOI PER GAME 22:38 – Rielly
SHORTHANDED POINTS N/A PP TOI PER GAME 4:49 – Matthews
PIMs 6 – Järnkrok SH TOI PER GAME 3:26 – Holl
SHOTS 21 – Matthews WINS 2 – Samsonov
FACEOFF% 100% – Aston-Reese, Engvall,
Bunting
GOALS-AGAINST
AVERAGE 2.00 – Samsonov
5-on-5 CF% 70.18% – Matthews SAVE PERCENTAGE .926 – Samsonov
RECORD BY MONTH

2022-23 GAME HIGHS
CATEGORY HOME ROAD

Most Goals, Game 1 – Seven Players Tied 1 – Bunting, Malgin, Nylander
(Oct. 12 at MTL)
Most Assists, Game 2 – Rielly (Oct. 13 vs. WSH) 2 – Tavares, Oct. 12 at MTL
Most Points, Game
2 – Rielly (2A, Oct. 13 vs. WSH) 2 – Nylander (1G, 1A – Oct. 12 at
MTL), Tavares (2A – Oct. 12 at
MTL)
Most Shots, Game 7 – Nylander (Oct. 13 vs. WSH),
Matthews (Oct. 15 vs. OTT)
5 – Matthews, Nylander (Oct. 12
at MTL)
Time on Ice, Game 26:10 – Marner (Oct. 17 vs. ARI) 22:32 – Rielly, Oct. 12 at MTL
Most Saves, Game 26 – Samsonov (Oct. 15 vs. OTT) 19 – Murray, Oct. 12 at MTL
CATEGORY GAME PERIOD
Most Goals, For 3 – Oct. 12 at MTL, Oct. 13 vs. WSH, Oct.
15 vs. OTT
2 – 3rd, Oct. 15 vs. OTT, 3rd
Oct. 17 vs. ARI
Most Goals, Against 4 – Oct. 12 at MTL, Oct. 17 vs. ARI 2 – Five Tied
Most Shots, For 39 – Oct. 13 vs. WSH 21 – Oct. 13 vs. WSH
Most Shots, Against 28 – Oct. 15 vs. OTT 11 – 1st, Oct. 13 vs. WSH, 1st
Oct. 15 vs. OTT
Fewest Shots, For 28 – Oct. 17 vs. ARI 5 – 1st, Oct. 17 vs. ARI
Fewest Shots, Against 19 – Oct. 17 vs. ARI 4 – 1st, Oct. 17 vs. ARI
TORONTO MARLIES
The Marlies are back in action this weekend with back-to-back games against the Grand Rapids Griffins on Oct. 22 and
Oct. 23 at Coca-Cola Coliseum.
Alex Steeves currently leads the team with three points (2G, 1A) through two games.

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