A 3-0 finish nets Avalanche the West Division title, Presidents’ Trophy — The Denver Post

Monday night’s West Division showdown in Las Vegas between the Golden Knights and Avalanche is the NHL’s biggest game in the final week before the playoffs. If the division-leading Knights win at T-Mobile Arena, they win the West and clinch the Presidents’ Trophy with the league’s best record and will have home-ice advantage throughout the…

A 3-0 finish nets Avalanche the West Division title, Presidents’ Trophy — The Denver Post

Jonathan Quick helps Kings steal a win from the Ducks — Press Telegram

ANAHEIM — Jonathan Quick dived to his left and sprawled to his right and crawled on his stomach and fell on his back and thrust his blocker into the air and raised his glove and did all he could do to keep the Kings in the game Friday at Honda Center. The Ducks fired pucks…

Jonathan Quick helps Kings steal a win from the Ducks — Press Telegram

MAPLE LEAFS-CANADIENS PREGAME NOTES

ORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (30-13-5 – 65 Points) vs.

MONTREAL CANADIENS (21-17-9 – 51 Points)

APRIL 28, 2021 ▪ 8:00 PM EST

BELL CENTRE (MONTREAL, QC) 
TV: SPORTSNET ▪ RADIO: TSN 1050

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus MONTREAL

ALL-TIME RECORD:304-344-88-17 (753 Games)
ALL-TIME on the ROAD:112-215-43-7 (377 Games)
2020-21:4-2-0
LAST FIVE:3-2-0
LAST 10:4-3-3

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus MONTREAL

GAMES PLAYED:Jason Spezza (72), Joe Thornton (58), Nick Foligno (45)
GOALS:Jason Spezza (32), Auston Matthews (16), John Tavares (16)
ASSISTS:Jason Spezza (39), Joe Thornton (29), John Tavares (21)
POINTS:Jason Spezza (71), Joe Thornton (44), John Tavares (37)
PENALTY MINUTES:Zach Bogosian (59), Nick Foligno (56), Wayne Simmonds (54)

MAPLE LEAFS – CANADIENS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOMONTREAL
GOALS FOR (Rank):158 (8th)135 (t-17th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       130 (t-10th)133 (t-13th)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):29/135 [21.5%] (11th)25/129 [19.4%] (20th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):95/124 [76.6%] (26th)116/150 [77.3%] (24th)
SHOTS PER GAME (Rank):31.4 (7th)31.6 (6th)
SHOTS AGAINST PER GAME (Rank):28.4 (7th)28.2 (6th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):2099 (12th)2268 (3rd)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):50.7% (t-12th)54.6% (2nd)
FACEOFF % (Rank):51.3% (10th)48.3 (25th)

MAPLE LEAFS – CANADIENS NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:Dec. 26, 1917 (Toronto Arenas 7, Montreal 5)
All-Time Record:304-344-88-17 (753 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:192-129-45-10 (376 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:112-215-43-7 (377 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent on the Road:Feb. 20, 2021 (Toronto 5, Montreal 3)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS34 (Matthews)
ASSISTS42 (Marner)
POINTS59 (Marner)
POWER PLAY POINTS13 (Marner, Matthews)
SHORTHANDED POINTS(Marner)
PIMs49 (Bogosian)
SHOTS187 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%56.7% (Tavares)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %55.3% (Thornton)
BLOCKED SHOTS85 (Muzzin)
TAKEAWAYS42 (Marner, Matthews)
HITS89 (Muzzin)
TOI PER GAME23:46 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:17 (Matthews)
SH TOI PER GAME2:34 (Holl)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

TJ Brodie– Averaging 18:59 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto skaters.- Has the highest on-ice goals-for percentage (64.8%) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs defencemen.- Tied for second among Maple Leafs in shifts per game (25.8).- Tied for 15th among NHL defencemen in takeaways (21).
Jack Campbell– Is 13-2-1 with a 2.21 goals-against average and a .922 save percentage this season.- Has a 9-1-1 record with a 1.89 goals-against average and a .933 save percentage in 10 games on the road this season.- Established a Maple Leafs franchise record for consecutive wins by a goaltender (10) on April 7 vs. Montreal.- Established an NHL record for consecutive wins to start a season (11) on April 10 vs. Ottawa.
Alex Galchenyuk–  Averaging 1.83 points per 60 minutes of ice time, which ranks seventh among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Averaging 12.25 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time as a Maple Leaf, which ranks 11th among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 51.4% through 17 games with the Maple Leafs.
Justin Holl– Ranks 16th among right handed defencemen in the NHL in time on ice at 5-on-5 (17:53).- Ranks 16th among NHL right handed defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:53) with a shot attempt percentage of 51.9% when the score is within one goal.
Michael Hutchinson– Has a .919 save percentage and a 2.42 goals-against average with a 4-2-1 record through eight starts this season. 
Alex Kerfoot– Sixth among Toronto forwards in shifts per game (19.5).- Has the eighth highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.68) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Averaging 1:24 per game in shorthanded ice time, the highest mark of his career.
Mitch Marner– Fourth among NHLers in assists (42).- Second in the NHL in assists at 5-on-5 (24).- Fourth among NHLers in points (17-42-59).- Tied for sixth in the NHL in even-strength goals (17).- Second in the NHL in primary assists (29).- Second among NHL forwards in time on ice per game (22:33).- Has the fifth highest on-ice goals for percentage (60.5%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto skaters.
Auston Matthews– Leads the NHL in goals (34).- Leads the NHL in even-strength goals (24).- Has scored the first goal of the game on nine occasions, which leads the NHL.- Second in the NHL in game-winning goals (9).- Tied for fifth among NHLers in points (34-24-58).- Ranks second in the NHL in shots on goal (187).- Second among Maple Leafs forwards in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (53.4%).- Became the first American born player to score 30 or more goals in each of his first five seasons on April 10 vs. Ottawa.
Ilya Mikheyev– Has started 36.4% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest percentage among Maple Leafs skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Averages 7.94 shots per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which ranks seventh among Maple Leafs who have appeared in at least five games.
Jake Muzzin– Ranks 12th among NHL defencemen in takeaways (24).- Tied for 23rd among NHL defencemen and sits ninth among Maple Leafs in even-strength points (1-16-17). – One of 10 NHL defencemen to have recorded at least 80 hits (89) and 80 blocked shots (85).
Morgan Rielly– Leads the Maple Leafs and is 21st among NHLers in average time on ice (23:46).- Tied for 15th among NHL defencemen in points (4-26-30).- Tied for 10th among NHL defencemen in assists (26).- Tied for 15th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (13).- Became the sixth defenceman in franchise history to record 300 points with the club on April 13 vs. Calgary.
David Rittich– Is 0-1-1 with a 3.36 goals-against average and a .877 save percentage in three appearances with Toronto.- Had a 4-7-1 record with a 2.90 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage in 15 games with Calgary prior to being acquired by Toronto on April 11.
Jason Spezza– Has the third highest points per 60 minutes rate (2.76) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs who have appeared in over five games.- Has won 54.3% of his defensive zone faceoffs, which is the 14th highest percentage among NHLers who have taken at least 200 defensive zone draws (212).
John Tavares– Tied for 26th in the NHL in points (17-27-44).- Tied for 21st in the NHL in even-strength points (11-21-32).- Has the sixth highest faceoff win percentage (56.7%) among NHLers who have taken at least 725 faceoffs (729).- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 58.0% at 5-on-5 in 2020-21, which is ninth among Toronto skaters.- Averages 13.97 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which is fifth among Toronto skaters who have appeared in at least five games.- Has recorded 26 points (10 goals, 16 assists) in 24 games on the road this season.
Joe Thornton– Has the highest 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage among Toronto skaters who have appeared in at least five games at 55.3%.- Averaging 1.29 points per 60 minutes of ice time this season, which is 11th among Toronto skaters.- Became the oldest player (41 years, 296 days) in franchise history to score a goal for the club on April 24 at Winnipeg, surpassing Allan Stanley (41 years, 252 days) who had held the mark since November 8, 1967 at Oakland, per NHL Stats.
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Nick FolignoAssists (2) in two consecutive games.
Justin HollAssists (3) in three consecutive games.
Mitch MarnerGoals (3) in two consecutive games and points (3-2-5) in three consecutive games.
Jake MuzzinAssists (2) in two consecutive games.
Jason SpezzaPoints (1-1-2) in two consecutive games.
John TavaresPoints (5-7-12) in eight consecutive games.
Joe ThorntonPoints (1-1-2) in two consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Zach HymanOne assist from 100 NHL assists
Joe ThorntonOne assist from 1,100 career NHL assists
  

RECENT MILESTONES

Travis Dermott200th NHL game (April 24 at Winnipeg)
Nick FolignoFirst game as a Maple Leaf (April 22 at Winnipeg)
First point as a Maple Leaf (Assist) (April 22 at Winnipeg)
Mitch Marner100th NHL goal (April 24 at Winnipeg)
  

INJURY REPORT

Frederik Andersen (Lower Body)On Injured Reserve.
Zach Bogosian (Upper Body)Did not play on April 24 at Winnipeg.
Zach Hyman (Knee)Expected to miss two weeks.
Riley Nash (Knee)On Injured Reserve.
 Man Games Lost: 114
  

NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS

None 
  

Bruins Notebook: Jake DeBrusk out, Trent Frederic in — Boston Herald

The Bruins’ 1-0 loss on Sunday produced a tough love opportunity for coach Bruce Cassidy going into Tuesday’s rematch against the Penguins. As was telegraphed by the lines in Monday’s practice, Jake DeBrusk got the healthy scratch treatment again while Trent Frederic drew back into the lineup for the first time since April 6 when…

Bruins Notebook: Jake DeBrusk out, Trent Frederic in — Boston Herald

LEAFS 4, JETS 1

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (30-13-5 – 65 Points) vs.

WINNIPEG JETS (27-17-3 – 57 Points)

SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2021

 123OTFINAL
TORONTO2114
WINNIPEG1001

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Joe Thornton put the Maple Leafs on the board at 4:04 of the first period. Thornton has points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games. He has a goal and two assists in nine games against the Jets this season. He has registered seven points (2-5-7) in 19 games on the road in 2020-21.
  • Mitch Marner scored the second Toronto goal of the game at 11:40 of the first period. Marner’s first period goal is his 100th career NHL goal. He has goals (3) in two consecutive games and points (3-2-5) in three consecutive games. He has 13 points (6-7-13) in nine games against Winnipeg in 2020-21. In 24 games on the road this season, Marner has recorded 27 points (7-20-27). He is tied for fourth among NHL skaters in even-strength goals (17). 
  • John Tavares scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the night at 7:07 of the second period. Tavares has points (5-7-12) in eight consecutive games. He has recorded 26 points (10 goals, 16 assists) in 24 games on the road this season. In nine games against the Jets, he has registered seven points (3-4-7). He is tied for 16th among NHL skaters in even-strength points (11-21-32) and is tied for 29th among NHLers in goals (17).
  • Alex Kerfoot scored Toronto’s fourth goal of the game into an empty net at 18:30 of the third period. He has a goal and an assist over his last three games played. He has four points (2-2-4) in nine games against the Jets this season. In 24 games on the road, he’s recorded 10 points (4-6-10). He has scored five of his eight goals in the third period this season.
  • Jason Spezza registered the primary assist on Thornton’s first period goal. Spezza has points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games. He has recorded 14 (6-8-14) of his 24 points on the road this season. He has recorded four points (1-3-4) in nine games against the Jets this season. He is tied for fifth among Toronto skaters in primary assists this season (11).
  • Adam Brooks had the secondary assist on Thornton’s first period goal. Brooks has three points (2-1-3) in five games with the Maple Leafs this season. In five career games against the Jets, the Winnipeg native has recorded three assists. He has six points (2-4-6) in 12 career games with the Maple Leafs.
  • Jake Muzzin recorded the primary assist on Marner’s first period goal. Muzzin has assists (2) in two consecutive games. He has registered 11 (1-10-11) of his 19 points on the road this season. He has collected four points (1-3-4) in nine games against the Jets in 2020-21. He is tied for 19th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (12).
  • Nick Foligno had the secondary assist on Marner’s first period goal. Foligno has assists (2) in two consecutive games. In 44 games this season between Columbus and Toronto, Foligno has registered 18 points (7-11-18). He has 22 points (10 goals, 12 assists) in 36 career games against the Jets franchise.
  • William Nylander registered the primary assist on Tavares’ second period goal. Nylander has recorded seven points (1-6-7) over his last five games played. In eight games against Winnipeg in 2020-21, he has registered five points (2-3-5). He has 13 points (7-6-13) in 14 career games against the Jets. He has 17 points (6-11-17) in 23 games on the road this season. Nylander ranks fourth among Toronto skaters in primary assists (13).
  • Rasmus Sandin picked up the secondary assist on Tavares’ second period goal. Sandin has a pair of assists in four games with the Maple Leafs this season. In 32 career NHL games, he has recorded 10 points (1-9-10).
  • Ilya Mikheyev recorded the primary assist on Kerfoot’s empty net goal in the third period. Mikheyev has a pair of assists over his last four games played. He has registered 10 points (3-7-10) in 22 games on the road this season. He has registered 16 points (6-10-16) in 46 games played.
  • Justin Holl collected the secondary assist on Kerfoot’s empty net goal. Holl has assists (3) in three consecutive games. In nine games against the Jets in 2020-21, he has registered five assists. He has collected eight points (2-6-8) in 24 games on the road this season.
  • Jack Campbell stopped 25 shots to earn his 13th win of 2020-21.

SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO10 (7)18 (9)9 (4)37 (20)
WINNIPEG11 (8)6 (4)9 (4)26 (16)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
TORONTO19 (15)27 (11)13 (7)59 (33)
WINNIPEG20 (16)10 (7)20 (10)50 (33)

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Record on the Road16-6-2 (24 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg    40-22-1-9 (72 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Winnipeg on the Road21-10-0-5 (36 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Matthews, Nylander)
Shot Attempts10 (Matthews)
Faceoff Wins10 (Tavares)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Brooks – 1 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Muzzin)
Blocked Shots(Holl)
Takeaways(Galchenyuk, Marner, Nylander)
TOI23:33 (Marner)
Power Play TOI6:44 (Marner, Matthews)
Shorthanded TOI3:49 (Holl)
Shifts28 (Holl, Muzzin)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage69.2% (Thornton – 9 for, 4 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Opponent scores first8-8-3
Lead after 115-3-3
Lead after 219-2-3
Do not score a power play goal15-9-2
Do not allow a power play goal21-2-3
Outshooting opponent15-9-3
Saturday8-3-1

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs were 3-for-3 on the penalty kill and 0-for-4 on the power play tonight.
  • Travis Dermott skated in his 200th career NHL game.
  • Nick Foligno and Mitch Marner were the lone Toronto skaters to not start a 5-on-5 shift in the offensive zone.
  • Jake Muzzin was on the ice for a team-high 14 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. He finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 60.9 percent (14 for, 9 against).
  • Jason Spezza was 3-for-3 (100%) when taking defensive zone faceoffs tonight. 
  • John Tavares won 88% (7 won, 1 lost) of his faceoffs in the offensive zone tonight.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • Wednesday, April 28, 8:00 p.m. at Montreal Canadiens (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)
  • Thursday, April 29, 7:30 p.m. vs. Vancouver Canucks (TSN4, TSN 1050)
  • Saturday, May 1, 7:00 p.m. vs. Vancouver Canucks (Sportsnet, 680 News)
  • Monday, May 3, 7:00 p.m. at Montreal Canadiens (Sportsnet Ontario, TSN 1050)
  • Thursday, May 6, 7:00 p.m. vs. Montreal Canadiens (TSN4, TSN 1050)

Stats reflect official NHL stats at the time of distribution. Please consult official NHL game sheets (links above) to confirm no statistical changes were made.

FLAMES-MAPLE LEAFS PREGAME NOTES

CALGARY FLAMES (17-21-3 – 37 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (28-11-3 – 59 Points)

APRIL 13, 2021 ▪ 7:30 PM EST

SCOTIABANK ARENA (TORONTO, ON) 
TV: SPORTSNET ONTARIO ▪ RADIO: TSN 1050

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus CALGARY

ALL-TIME RECORD:67-62-12-5 (146 Games)
ALL-TIME at HOME:38-21-7-3 (69 Games)
2020-21:6-2-0
LAST FIVE:4-1-0
LAST 10:6-3-1

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus CALGARY

GAMES PLAYED:Joe Thornton (70), Jake Muzzin (37), Jason Spezza (35)
GOALS:Joe Thornton (11), John Tavares (10), Jason Spezza (9)
ASSISTS:Joe Thornton (44), Jake Muzzin (19), John Tavares (14)
POINTS:Joe Thornton (55), John Tavares (24), Jake Muzzin (22)
PENALTY MINUTES:Jason Spezza (33), Joe Thornton (31), Wayne Simmonds (27)

MAPLE LEAFS – FLAMES TEAM STATS

 TORONTOCALGARY
GOALS FOR (Rank):140 (t-4th)107 (t-24th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       109 (10th)123 (19th)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):27/118 [22.9%] (11th)27/135 [20.0%] (t-17th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):86/111 [77.5%] (21st)106/132 [80.3%] (13th)
SHOTS PER GAME (Rank):31.0 (8th)29.8 (t-16th)
SHOTS AGAINST PER GAME (Rank):28.5 (9th)29.4 (12th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):1835 (7th)1756 (t-13th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):50.5% (13th)52.0% (9th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):51.4% (t-8th)50.0 (16th)

MAPLE LEAFS – FLAMES NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:Nov. 5, 1972 (Toronto 2, Atlanta 2)
All-Time Record:67-62-12-5 (146 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:38-21-7-3 (69 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:29-41-5-2 (77 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent at Home:March 20, 2021 (Toronto 2, Calgary 0)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS32 (Matthews)
ASSISTS39 (Marner)
POINTS53 (Marner, Matthews)
POWER PLAY POINTS13 (Marner)
SHORTHANDED POINTS(Five players tied)
PIMs47 (Bogosian)
SHOTS161 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%56.8% (Spezza)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %54.3% (Thornton)
BLOCKED SHOTS70 (Muzzin)
TAKEAWAYS37 (Matthews)
HITS72 (Muzzin)
TOI PER GAME23:49 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:13 (Matthews)
SH TOI PER GAME2:39 (Holl)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

TJ Brodie– Averaging 19:06 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto skaters.- Has the highest on-ice goals-for percentage (64.6%) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs defencemen.- Leads the Maple Leafs in shifts per game (26.0).- Ranks 12th among NHL defencemen in takeaways (20).
Jack Campbell– Is 11-1-0 with a 1.98 goals-against average and a .930 save percentage this season.- Has a 5-2-0 record with a 1.82 goals-against average and a .945 save percentage in eight career games against Calgary.- Established a Maple Leafs franchise record for consecutive wins by a goaltender (10) on April 7 vs. Montreal.- Established an NHL record for consecutive wins to start a season (11) on April 10 vs. Ottawa.
Alex Galchenyuk–  Averaging 2.41 points per 60 minutes of ice time, which ranks fourth among Toronto skaters who have appeared in multiple games.- Averaging 13.63 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time as a Maple Leaf, which ranks fifth among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 51.9% through 12 games with the Maple Leafs.
Justin Holl– Ranks 21st among NHL right handed defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:47) with a shot attempt percentage of 52.2% when the score is within one goal.- Is 43rd in the NHL in shorthanded ice time per game (2:39).- Has recorded nine of his 12 assists on home ice this season.
Michael Hutchinson– Has a .919 save percentage and a 2.42 goals-against average with a 4-2-1 record through eight starts this season. 
Zach Hyman–  Leads Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:03).- Has the highest on-ice goals for percentage (67.9%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto skaters.- Tied for second among Maple Leafs in goals (14).
Alex Kerfoot– Sixth among Toronto forwards in shifts per game (19.6).- Has the seventh highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.69) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Averaging 1:26 per game in shorthanded ice time, the highest mark of his career.
Mitch Marner– Tied for third among NHLers in assists (39).- Second in the NHL in assists at 5-on-5 (22).- Tied for fourth among NHLers in points (14-39-53).- Tied for eighth in the NHL in even-strength goals (14).- Leads NHL forwards in time on ice per game (22:34).- Tied for second in the NHL in primary assists (26).- Has the second highest on-ice goals for percentage (65.6%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto skaters.
Auston Matthews– Leads the NHL in goals (32).- Leads the NHL in game-winning goals (9).- Leads the NHL in even-strength goals (23).- Has scored the first goal of the game on eight occasions, which leads the NHL.- Tied for fourth among NHLers in points (32-21-53).- Second in the NHL in shots on goal (161).- Second among Maple Leafs forwards in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (53.5%).- Became the first American born player to score 30 or more goals in each of his first five seasons on April 10 vs. Ottawa.
Ilya Mikheyev– Has averaged 15.5 shot attempts per 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time, which is tied for the seventh highest among NHLers who have played at least 65 minutes of shorthanded ice time (65:49).  – Has started 35.2% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest percentage among Maple Leafs skaters.- Averages 8.15 shots per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which ranks third among Maple Leafs who have appeared in at least five games.
Jake Muzzin– Tied for 17th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (11).- Tied for 24th among NHL defencemen and tied for eighth among Maple Leafs in even-strength points (1-14-15). – One of 11 NHL defencemen to have recorded at least 70 hits (72) and 70 blocked shots (70).
Morgan Rielly– Leads the Maple Leafs and is 21st among NHLers in average time on ice (23:49).- Tied for 12th among NHL defencemen in points (4-25-29).- Tied for 10th among NHL defencemen in assists (25).- Tied for 11th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (12).
David Rittich– Had a 4-7-1 record with a 2.90 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage in 15 games with Calgary prior to being acquired by Toronto on April 11.
Jason Spezza– Has the third highest points per 60 minutes rate (2.74) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs who have appeared in over five games.- Has won 56.6% of his defensive zone faceoffs, which is the ninth highest percentage among NHLers who have taken at least 175 defensive zone draws (189).
John Tavares– Has the seventh highest faceoff win percentage (56.0%) among NHLers who have taken at least 625 faceoffs (639).- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 62.8% at 5-on-5 in 2020-21, which is sixth among Toronto skaters.- Averages 13.89 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which is fourth among Toronto skaters who have appeared in multiple games.- Has recorded a pair of goals and three assists in eight games against Calgary this season.
Joe Thornton– Has the highest 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage among Toronto skaters who have appeared in at least five games at 54.3%.- Averaging 1.35 points per 60 minutes of ice time this season, which is 10th among Toronto skaters.
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Zach HymanAssists (5) and points (2-5-7) in five consecutive games.
Mitch MarnerAssists (5) and points (1-5-6) in three consecutive games.
Auston MatthewsGoals (8) and points (8-3-11) in five consecutive games.
Ilya MikheyevAssists (3) and points (1-3-4) in three consecutive games.
Morgan RiellyAssists (2) in two consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Travis DermottFive games from 200 NHL games
Zach HymanTwo assists from 100 NHL assists
Mitch MarnerThree goals from 100 NHL goals
William NylanderOne goal from 100 NHL goals
Morgan RiellyOne point from 300 NHL points
Jason SpezzaOne games from 100 games as a Maple Leaf
John TavaresFour assists from 100 assists as a Maple Leaf
Joe ThorntonTwo assists from 1,100 career NHL assists
  

RECENT MILESTONES

TJ BrodieFirst goal as a Maple Leaf (April 7 vs. MTL)
Alex GalchenyukFirst goal as a Maple Leaf (April 4 at CGY)
John Tavares800th NHL point (April 5 at CGY)
  

INJURY REPORT

Frederik Andersen (Lower Body)On Injured Reserve.
Riley Nash (Knee)On Injured Reserve.
William Nylander (COVID Protocol)Did not play on April 12 at Montreal.
 Man Games Lost: 91
  

NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS

April 12Acquired defenceman Ben Hutton from Anaheim in exchange for a fifth round pick in 2022.
April 12Acquired forward Antti Suomela from San Jose in exchange for forward Alexander Barabanov.
April 11Acquired goaltender David Rittich from Calgary in exchange for a third round pick in 2022.
April 11Acquired forward Nick Foligno from Columbus and forward Stefan Noesen from San Jose in exchange for a first round pick in 2021 and a fourth round pick in 2022 to Columbus, and a fourth round pick in 2021 to San Jose.
April 9Acquired forward Riley Nash from Columbus in exchange for a conditional seventh round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft.
  

MAPLE LEAFS 6, SENATORS 5

OTTAWA SENATORS (13-25-4 – 30 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (27-10-3 – 57 Points)

SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2021

 123OTFINAL
OTTAWA0325
TORONTO2226

GAME SUMMARY         |           EVENT SUMMARY        |           FACEOFF SUMMARY

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Auston Matthews opened the scoring for the Maple Leafs at 8:52 of the first period and later scored the second Toronto goal of the night at 9:31 of the first period before adding the secondary assist on Marner’s second period goal and scoring the fourth Toronto goal of the game at 19:16 of the second period to complete his third career hat trick. With four points tonight, Matthews has tied his career-high for points in a game (4 – 8x).

    Tonight’s game is Matthews’ eighth multi-goal game and 16th multi-point performance of 2020-21. He has recorded goals (7) and points (7-3-10) in four consecutive games. He has scored 22 goals in 23 career games against Ottawa, which ranks fifth among active skaters and puts him in a tie for 11th all-time for goals scored against the Senators franchise. His second goal of the period marks the fifth time in his career he has reached the 30-goal mark. Per NHL Stats, Matthews is the first U.S.-born player in NHL history to score 30 or more goals in each of his first five seasons.
  • Mitch Marner registered the primary assist on Matthews’ first and second goals in the first period and later scored the third Maple Leafs goal of the night at 16:53 of the second period before adding the primary assist on Auston Matthews’ second period goal. With three assists tonight, Marner has tied his career-high for assists in a game (3 – 16x). Marner has assists (4) in two consecutive games.

    Tonight’s game is Marner’s eighth multi-assist and 14th multi-point game of 202-21. He has 14 points (3-11-14) in eight games against the Senators this season. In 22 games on home ice in 2020-21, he has registered 31 points (10 goals, 21 assists). He is tied for second among NHL skaters in primary assists (25). He is tied for seventh in the NHL in even-strength goals (14).
  • Ilya Mikheyev scored the fifth Maple Leafs goal of the night at 4:44 of the third period and later had the secondary assist on Zach Hyman’s third period goal. Tonight’s game is Mikheyev’s first multi-point performance of 2020-21 after recording six in 2019-20. He has assists (2) and points (1-2-3) in two consecutive games. He has scored three of his six goals in 2020-21 against the Senators. Toronto is 6-0-0 when he records a goal this season.
  • Zach Hyman registered the primary assist on Mikheyev’s third period goal and later scored the sixth Toronto goal of the night into an empty net at 19:33 of the third period. Hyman has assists (4) and points (2-4-6) in four consecutive games, and goals (2) in two consecutive games. He has recorded nine of his 16 assists on home ice this season. In seven games against the Senators in 2020-21, Hyman has registered seven points (4-3-7). He ranks second among Toronto skaters in game-winning goals (4).
  • Morgan Rielly collected the secondary assist on Matthews’ second goal in the first period. He has five assists in eight games against Ottawa this season. In 22 games on home ice in 2020-21, he has recorded 14 points (2-12-14). He is tied for 14th among NHL defencemen in assists recorded at 5-on-5 (11). He is tied for 12th among NHL defencemen in even-strength points (3-13-16).
  • Alex Galchenyuk registered the primary assist on Marner’s second period goal and later had the secondary assist on Matthews’ second period goal. Tonight’s game is his second multi-assist and multi-point game of the season. He has recorded six points (1-5-6) in 11 games with the Maple Leafs this season. He has five assists in six games on home ice with Toronto.
  • Travis Dermott had the secondary assist on Mikheyev’s third period goal. Dermott has three points (1-2-3) over his last five games played. He has five points (2-3-5) in 37 games played in 2020-21.
  • John Tavares recorded the primary assist on Zach Hyman’s third period goal. Tavares has five points (2-3-5) over his last four games. He has recorded seven points (3-4-7) in eight games against Ottawa in 2020-21. The Maple Leafs are 12-3-2 when he records an assist this season.
  • Jack Campbell stopped 27 shots to improve his record to 11-0-0 and establish a new NHL record for longest win streak from the start of the season by a goaltender (Previous: Carey Price, Montreal; 10W).

SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
OTTAWA10 (10)11 (9)11 (10)32 (29)
TORONTO13 (13)16 (13)9 (8)38 (34)
      

SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)

 1st2nd3rdOTTOTAL
OTTAWA14 (14)15 (13)16 (14)45 (41)
TORONTO20 (20)28 (24)13 (10)61 (54)

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Record at Home14-6-2 (22 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Ottawa   61-55-3-12 (131 Games)
All-Time Record vs. Ottawa at Home34-22-2-8 (66 Games)

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

Shots(Hyman, Matthews, Rielly)
Shot Attempts(Rielly, Simmonds)
Faceoff Wins(Matthews)
Faceoff Win Percentage100% (Thornton – 2 won, 0 lost)
Hits(Bogosian)
Blocked Shots(Muzzin)
Takeaways(Barabanov, Brodie)
TOI22:43 (Muzzin)
Power Play TOI1:05 (Five players tied)
Shorthanded TOI1:18 (Holl, Muzzin)
Shifts30 (Muzzin)
5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage65.4% (Mikheyev – 17 for, 9 against)
  

RECORD WHEN…

Scoring first21-3-1
Lead after 113-2-2
Lead after 217-2-2
Do not score a power play goal13-7-1
Do not allow a power play goal20-2-2
Allow a shorthanded goal4-0-1
Outshoot opponent14-7-2
Saturday7-3-1

OF NOTE…

  • The Maple Leafs were 1-for-2 on the penalty kill and 0-for-1 on the power play tonight.
  • TJ Brodie was on the ice for a team-high 27 shot attempts for at 5-on-5. Brodie finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 64.3% (27 for, 15 against).
  • Auston Matthews was 4-for-4 (100%) in the faceoff circle when taking offensive zone draws against Ottawa centre Chris Tierney.
  • Jason Spezza won 75% (3 won, 1 lost) of his defensive zone faceoffs.
  • Jason Spezza and Joe Thornton started 20% of their 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which was the lowest mark among Toronto skaters.

UPCOMING GAMES:

  • Monday, April 12, 7:00 p.m. at Montreal Canadiens (TSN4, TSN 1050)
  • Tuesday, April 13, 7:30 p.m. vs. Calgary Flames (Sportsnet Ontario, TSN 1050)
  • Thursday, April 15, 7:00 p.m. vs. Winnipeg Jets (TSN4, TSN 1050)
  • Saturday, April 17, 7:00 p.m. at Vancouver Canucks (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
  • Monday, April 19, 9:00 p.m. at Vancouver Canucks (Sportsnet Ontario, FAN 590)

Stats reflect official NHL stats at the time of distribution. Please consult official NHL game sheets (links above) to confirm no statistical changes were made.

SENATORS-MAPLE LEAFS PREGAME NOTES

OTTAWA SENATORS (13-24-4 – 30 Points) vs.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (26-10-3 – 55 Points)

APRIL 10, 2021 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

SCOTIABANK ARENA (TORONTO, ON) 
TV: SPORTSNET ▪ RADIO: TSN 1050

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus OTTAWA

ALL-TIME RECORD:60-55-3-12 (130 Games)
ALL-TIME at HOME:33-22-2-8 (65 Games)
2020-21:4-2-1
LAST FIVE:3-1-1
LAST 10:7-2-1

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus OTTAWA

GAMES PLAYED:Joe Thornton (62), John Tavares (41), Zach Bogosian (32)
GOALS:Auston Matthews (19), Joe Thornton (19), Wayne Simmonds (10), John Tavares (10)
ASSISTS:Joe Thornton (34), Mitch Marner (18), John Tavares (16)
POINTS:Joe Thornton (53), Auston Matthews (34), Mitch Marner (26), John Tavares (26)
PENALTY MINUTES:Joe Thornton (57), Zach Bogosian (42), Wayne Simmonds (36)

MAPLE LEAFS – SENATORS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOOTTAWA
GOALS FOR (Rank):132 (6th)105 (t-20th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       100 (t-7th)152 (31st)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):27/115 [23.5%] (9th)19/129 [14.7%] (26th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):84/107 [78.5%] (18th)95/130 [76.0%] (26th)
SHOTS PER GAME (Rank):31.0 (8th)31.3 (7th)
SHOTS AGAINST PER GAME (Rank):28.5 (9th)32.7 (29th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):1739 (9th)1874 (2nd)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):50.3% (14th)49.1% (17th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):51.5% (t-7th)48.3 (24th)

MAPLE LEAFS – SENATORS NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:Oct. 20, 1992 (Toronto 5, Ottawa 3)
All-Time Record:60-55-3-12 (130 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:33-22-2-8 (65 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:27-33-1-4 (65 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent at Home:Feb. 18, 2021 (Toronto 7, Ottawa 3)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS28 (Matthews)
ASSISTS35 (Marner)
POINTS48 (Marner, Matthews)
POWER PLAY POINTS13 (Marner)
SHORTHANDED POINTS(Five players tied)
PIMs45 (Bogosian)
SHOTS153 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%56.7% (Spezza, Tavares)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %54.8% (Thornton)
BLOCKED SHOTS65 (Muzzin)
TAKEAWAYS36 (Matthews)
HITS68 (Muzzin)
TOI PER GAME23:51 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:18 (Matthews)
SH TOI PER GAME2:43 (Holl)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

TJ Brodie– Averaging 19:08 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto skaters.- Has the highest on-ice goals-for percentage (64.4%) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs defencemen.- Leads the Maple Leafs in shifts per game (26.0).- Tied for 14th among NHL defencemen in takeaways (18).
Jack Campbell– Is 10-0-0 with a 1.58 goals-against average and a .944 save percentage this season.- Established a Maple Leafs franchise record for consecutive wins by a goaltender (10) on April 7 vs. Montreal.
Alex Galchenyuk–  Averaging 2.02 points per 60 minutes of ice time, which ranks fifth among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Averaging 14.12 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time as a Maple Leaf, which ranks third among Toronto skaters who have appeared in multiple games.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 51.8% through 10 games with the Maple Leafs.
Justin Holl– Tied for 18th among NHL right handed defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:40) with a shot attempt percentage of 52.5% when the score is within one goal.- Tied for 40th in the NHL in shorthanded ice time per game (2:43).- Has recorded nine of his 12 assists on home ice.
Michael Hutchinson– Has a .919 save percentage and a 2.42 goals-against average with a 4-2-1 record through eight starts this season. 
Zach Hyman–  Leads Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:04).- Has the highest on-ice goals for percentage (69.3%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto skaters.- Tied for second among Maple Leafs in goals (13).
Alex Kerfoot– Sixth among Toronto forwards in shifts per game (19.5).- Has the seventh highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.77) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Averaging 1:26 per game in shorthanded ice time, the highest mark of his career.
Mitch Marner– Fourth among NHLers in assists (35).- Tied for fourth among NHLers in points (13-35-48).- Tied for ninth in the NHL in even-strength goals (13).- Leads NHL forwards in time on ice per game (22:42).- Tied for fourth in the NHL in primary assists (22).- Has the second highest on-ice goals for percentage (64.9%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto skaters.
Auston Matthews– Leads the NHL in goals (28).- Leads the NHL in game-winning goals (9).- Leads the NHL in even-strength goals (19)- Tied for fourth among NHLers in points (28-20-48).- Averaging 22:01 in time on ice per game, which is fifth among NHL forwards.- Second among Maple Leafs forwards in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (53.6%).- Second in the NHL in shots on goal (153).
Ilya Mikheyev– Has an average of 15.8 shot attempts per 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time, which is the eighth highest among NHLers who have played at least 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time (64:41).  – Has started 35.0% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest percentage among Maple Leafs skaters.- Averages 8.29 shots per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which ranks fourth among Maple Leafs who have appeared in multiple games.
Jake Muzzin– Tied for 13th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (11).- Tied for 19th among NHL defencemen and seventh among Maple Leafs in even-strength points (1-14-15). – One of 31 NHL defencemen to have recorded at least 50 hits (68) and 50 blocked shots (65).
Morgan Rielly– Leads the Maple Leafs and is 21st among NHLers in average time on ice (23:51).- Tied for 14th among NHL defencemen in points (4-23-27).- Has four assists in seven games against the Senators this season.- Tied for 15th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (10).
Jason Spezza– Has the highest points per 60 minutes rate (2.91) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs who have appeared in over five games.- Has won 56.0% of his defensive zone faceoffs, which is the ninth highest percentage among NHLers who have taken at least 175 defensive zone draws (184).
John Tavares– Has the fifth highest faceoff win percentage (56.7%) among NHLers who have taken at least 600 faceoffs (612).- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 64.5% at 5-on-5 in 2020-21, which is third among Toronto skaters.- Averages 14.24 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which is second among Toronto skaters who have appeared in multiple games.- Has recorded three goals and three assists in seven games against Ottawa this season.
Joe Thornton– Has the highest 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage among Toronto skaters who have appeared in at least five games at 54.8%.- Averaging 1.44 points per 60 minutes of ice time this season, which is ninth among Toronto skaters.
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

TJ BrodiePoints (1-1-2) in two consecutive games.
Zach HymanAssists (3) and points (1-3-4) in three consecutive games.
Auston MatthewsGoals (4) and points (4-2-6) in three consecutive games.
Wayne SimmondsPoints (1-1-2) in two consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Zach HymanFour assists from 100 NHL assists
Mitch MarnerFour goals from 100 NHL goals
William NylanderOne goal from 100 NHL goals
Morgan RiellyThree points from 300 NHL points
Jason SpezzaThree games from 100 games as a Maple Leaf
Joe ThorntonTwo assists from 1,100 career NHL assists
  

RECENT MILESTONES

Alexander BarabanovFirst NHL point (April 7 vs. MTL)
TJ BrodieFirst goal as a Maple Leaf (April 7 vs. MTL)
Alex GalchenyukFirst goal as a Maple Leaf (April 4 at CGY)
John Tavares800th NHL point (April 5 at CGY)
  

INJURY REPORT

Frederik Andersen (Lower Body)Did not play on April 7 vs. MTL.
William Nylander (COVID Protocol)Did not play on April 7 vs. MTL.
 Man Games Lost: 86
  

NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS

April 9Acquired forward Riley Nash from Columbus in exchange for a conditional seventh round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft.
  

OILERS-MAPLE LEAFS PREGAME NOTES

EDMONTON OILERS (21-13-0 – 42 Points)

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (21-10-2 – 44 Points)

MARCH 27, 2021 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

SCOTIABANK ARENA (TORONTO, ON) ▪
TV: SPORTSNET ▪ RADIO: SPORTSNET 590 THE FAN

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus EDMONTON

ALL-TIME RECORD:57-44-8-2 (111 Games)
ALL-TIME at HOME:30-19-2-0 (51 Games)
2020-21:5-1-1
LAST FIVE:4-0-1
LAST 10:7-2-1

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus EDMONTON

GAMES PLAYED:Joe Thornton (71), TJ Brodie (46), Jake Muzzin (38)
GOALS:Joe Thornton (12), Jason Spezza (11), Wayne Simmonds (9)
ASSISTS:Joe Thornton (60), Jason Spezza (22), TJ Brodie (21)
POINTS:Joe Thornton (72), Jason Spezza (33), John Tavares (26)
PENALTY MINUTES:Zach Bogosian (33), Joe Thornton (28), Jake Muzzin (24), Wayne Simmonds (24)

MAPLE LEAFS – OILERS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOEDMONTON
GOALS FOR (Rank):110 (6th)116 (2nd)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       85 (11th)97 (17th)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):26/97 [26.8%] (6th)30/111 [27.0%] (5th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):73/95 [76.8%] (19th)76/100 [76.0%] (t-23rd)
SHOTS PER GAME (Rank):30.9 (8th)31.3 (7th)
SHOTS AGAINST PER GAME (Rank):28.5 (t-7th)31.0 (20th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):1422 (12th)1498 (6th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):50.4% (12th)49.7% (15th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):51.3% (t-9th)51.3% (t-9th)

MAPLE LEAFS – OILERS NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:Nov. 11, 1979 (Toronto 6, Edmonton 3)
All-Time Record:57-44-8-2 (111 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:30-19-2-0 (51 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:27-25-6-2 (60 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent on the Road:Jan. 22, 2021 (Toronto 4, Edmonton 2)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS21 (Matthews)
ASSISTS29 (Marner)
POINTS41 (Marner)
POWER PLAY POINTS13 (Marner)
SHORTHANDED POINTS(Marner, Muzzin)
PIMs45 (Bogosian)
SHOTS121 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%58.0% (Spezza)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %56.8% (Thornton)
BLOCKED SHOTS51 (Muzzin)
TAKEAWAYS30 (Matthews)
HITS53 (Holl, Muzzin)
TOI PER GAME24:01 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:23 (Matthews)
SH TOI PER GAME2:49 (Holl)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

TJ Brodie– Averaging 19:08 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto skaters.- Has the highest on-ice goals-for percentage (66.7%) at even strength among Maple Leafs defencemen who have appeared in multiple games.- Has five assists in seven games against Edmonton this season.
Jack Campbell– Is 5-0-0 with a 1.18 goals-against average and a .958 save percentage this season.- Has appeared in two career games against Edmonton and is 1-0-0 with a 1.80 goals-against average and a .941 save percentage.
Justin Holl– Tied for 12th among NHL right handed defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:24) with a shot attempt percentage of 54.2% when the score is within one goal.- Tied for 35th in the NHL in shorthanded ice time per game (2:49).- Scored his first career overtime winner on March 25 at Ottawa.
Michael Hutchinson– Has a .922 save percentage and a 2.39 goals-against average through six starts this season. 
Zach Hyman–  Leads Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:05).- Has the third highest on-ice goals for percentage (64.1%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto skaters.- Ranks fourth among Maple Leafs in goals (11).
Alex Kerfoot– Ranks second among Maple Leafs in on-ice goals for percentage (65.3%) at 5-on-5.- Sixth among Toronto forwards in shifts per game (19.8).- Has the fourth highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.99) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has recorded nine (3-6-9) of his 15 points on home ice this season.
Mitch Marner– Fourth among NHLers in assists (29).- Fourth among NHLers in points (12-29-41).- Tied for sixth in the NHL in even-strength goals (12).- Leads NHL forwards in time on ice per game (22:47).- Tied for 10th among NHLers in takeaways (27).- Tied for the third highest on-ice goals for percentage (60.0%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto forwards..
Auston Matthews– Tied for the NHL lead in goals (21).- Tied for the NHL lead in game-winning goals (7).- Tied for eighth among NHLers in points (21-16-37).- Averaging 22:08 in time on ice per game, which is third among NHL forwards.- Second among Maple Leafs forwards in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (53.9%).- Fourth in the NHL in shots on goal (121).
Ilya Mikheyev– Ranks third among Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (1:43).- Has an average of 16.9 shot attempts per 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time, which is the fifth most among NHLers who have played at least 55 minutes of shorthanded ice time (56:50).  – Has started 36.0% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest percentage among Maple Leafs who have appeared in multiple games.
Jake Muzzin– Tied for 14th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (9).- Tied for 17th among NHL defencemen and tied for eighth among Maple Leafs in even-strength points (1-12-13). – One of 13 NHL defencemen to have recorded at least 50 hits (53) and 50 blocked shots (51).
William Nylander– Tied for second among Maple Leafs in goals (12).- Tied for 32nd among NHLers in even-strength goals (9).- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 53.5%, which is the fourth-highest percentage among Maple Leafs.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 58.3% at 5-on-5, which is the sixth-highest mark among Toronto forwards.
Morgan Rielly– Leads the Maple Leafs and is 18th among NHLers in average time on ice (24:01).- Tied for 12th among NHL defencemen in points (3-21-24).- Has a goal and three assists in seven games against the Oilers this season.- Tied for eighth among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (10).
Jason Spezza– Has the highest points per 60 minutes rate (3.18) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs who have appeared in over five games.- Has won 56.1% of his defensive zone faceoffs, which is the 10th highest percentage among NHLers who have taken at least 150 defensive zone draws (157).
John Tavares– Has the seventh highest faceoff win percentage (57.0%) among NHLers who have taken at least 475 faceoffs (495).- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 60.0% at 5-on-5 in 2020-21, which is tied for third among Toronto forwards.- Averages 13.06 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which ranks sixth among Toronto skaters who have appeared in at least 20 games.
Joe Thornton– Has the highest 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage among Toronto skaters who have appeared in multiple games at 56.8%.- Averaging 1.83 points per 60 minutes of ice time this season, which ranks sixth among Toronto skaters.
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Zach HymanPoints (1-1-2) in two consecutive games.
Jason SpezzaGoals (3) in three consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Zach BogosianOne point from 200 NHL points.
Alex KerfootThree games from 100 games as a Maple Leaf
Mitch MarnerFive goals from 100 NHL goals.
William NylanderTwo goals from 100 NHL goals.
John TavaresFive points from 800 NHL points.
Joe ThorntonTwo assists from 1,100 career NHL assists.
  

RECENT MILESTONES

Alex GalchenyukFirst game as a Maple Leaf (March 19 vs. Calgary)
First point as a Maple Leaf (Assist) (March 20 vs. Calgary)
  

INJURY REPORT

Frederik Andersen (Lower Body)Did not play on March 25 at Ottawa.
 Man Games Lost: 78
  

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

None 
  

MAPLE LEAFS AT SENATORS PREGAME NOTES

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (20-10-2 – 42 Points) vs.

OTTAWA SENATORS (12-20-3 – 27 Points)

MARCH 25, 2021 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE (OTTAWA, ON) ▪
TV: TSN4 ▪ RADIO: SPORTSNET 590 THE FAN

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus OTTAWA

ALL-TIME RECORD:59-55-3-12 (129 Games)
ALL-TIME on the ROAD:26-33-1-4 (64 Games)
2020-21:3-2-1
LAST FIVE:3-1-1
LAST 10:6-3-1

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus OTTAWA

GAMES PLAYED:Joe Thornton (61), John Tavares (40), Zach Bogosian (31)
GOALS:Auston Matthews (19), Joe Thornton (19), Wayne Simmonds (10), John Tavares (10)
ASSISTS:Joe Thornton (34), Mitch Marner (17), John Tavares (16)
POINTS:Joe Thornton (53), Auston Matthews (33), John Tavares (26)
PENALTY MINUTES:Joe Thornton (57), Zach Bogosian (42), Wayne Simmonds (36)

MAPLE LEAFS – SENATORS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOOTTAWA
GOALS FOR (Rank):107 (3rd)90 (t-19th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       83 (10th)131 (31st)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):26/94 [27.7%] (4th)16/114 [14.0%] (27th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):70/92 [76.1%] (21st)81/107 [75.7%] (23rd)
SHOTS PER GAME (Rank):30.6 (t-9th)31.6 (t-4th)
SHOTS AGAINST PER GAME (Rank):28.4 (8th)31.9 (28th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):1365 (12th)1618 (1st)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):50.0% (13th)49.8% (14th)
FACEOFF % (Rank):51.9% (t-7th)47.8% (25th)

MAPLE LEAFS – SENATORS NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:Oct. 20, 1992 (Toronto 5, Ottawa 3)
All-Time Record:59-55-3-12 (129 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:33-22-2-8 (65 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:26-33-1-4 (64 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent on the Road:Jan. 16, 2021 (Toronto 3, Ottawa 2)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS21 (Matthews)
ASSISTS28 (Marner)
POINTS40 (Marner)
POWER PLAY POINTS13 (Marner)
SHORTHANDED POINTS(Marner, Muzzin)
PIMs45 (Bogosian)
SHOTS118 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%58.1% (Tavares)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %56.9% (Thornton)
BLOCKED SHOTS47 (Muzzin)
TAKEAWAYS30 (Matthews)
HITS52 (Holl, Hyman)
TOI PER GAME23:58 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:25 (Matthews)
SH TOI PER GAME2:49 (Holl)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

TJ Brodie– Averaging 19:02 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto skaters.- Has the highest on-ice goals-for percentage (66.0%) at even strength among Maple Leafs defencemen who have appeared in multiple games.- Has a pair of assists in six games against Ottawa this season.
Jack Campbell– Is 4-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average and a .965 save percentage this season.- Is 3-0-0 on the road this season with a 1.33 goals-against average and a .951 save percentage.
Justin Holl– Ranks 13th among NHL right handed defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:26) with a shot attempt percentage of 54.1% when the score is within one goal.- Tied for 35th in the NHL in shorthanded ice time per game (2:49).- Tied for 10th among NHL defencemen in primary assists at 5-on-5 (5).
Michael Hutchinson– Has a .922 save percentage and a 2.39 goals-against average through six starts this season. 
Zach Hyman–  Leads Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:05).- Has the third highest on-ice goals for percentage (64.8%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto skaters.- Ranks fourth among Maple Leafs in goals (11).
Alex Kerfoot– Tied for first among Maple Leafs in on-ice goals for percentage (66.6%) at 5-on-5.- Sixth among Toronto forwards in shifts per game (19.8).- Has the sixth highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.88) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has recorded two goals and three assists in six games against Ottawa this season.
Mitch Marner– Fifth among NHLers in assists (28).- Fourth among NHLers in points (12-28-40).- Tied for fifth in the NHL in even-strength goals (12).- Leads NHL forwards in time on ice per game (22:44).- Ranks ninth among NHLers in takeaways (27).- Has the third highest on-ice goals for percentage (60.0%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto forwards..
Auston Matthews– Tied for the NHL lead in goals (21).- Tied for the NHL lead in game-winning goals (7).- Tied for 10th among NHLers in points (21-15-36).- Averaging 22:03 in time on ice per game, which is third among NHL forwards.- Third among Maple Leafs forwards in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (53.2%).- Fourth in the NHL in shots on goal (118).
Ilya Mikheyev– Ranks third among Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (1:43).- Has an average of 17.4 shot attempts per 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time, which is the sixth most among NHLers who have played at least 55 minutes of shorthanded ice time (55:04).  – Has started 35.7% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest percentage among Maple Leafs who have appeared in multiple games.
Jake Muzzin– Tied for 14th among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (9).- Tied for 16th among NHL defencemen and tied for sixth among Maple Leafs in even-strength points (1-12-13). – Scored his first career shorthanded goal on March 13 vs. Winnipeg.
William Nylander– Tied for second among Maple Leafs in goals (12).- Tied for 26th among NHLers in even-strength goals (9).- Has the sixth highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.70) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 52.9%, which is the fourth-highest percentage among Maple Leafs.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 58.3% at 5-on-5, which is the fifth-highest mark among Toronto forwards.
Morgan Rielly– Leads the Maple Leafs and is tied for 19th among NHLers in average time on ice (23:58).- Tied for ninth among NHL defencemen in points (3-21-24).- Has four assists in six games against the Senators this season.- Tied for eighth among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (10).
Jason Spezza– Has the highest points per 60 minutes rate (3.07) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs who have appeared in over five games.- Has won 55.9% of his defensive zone faceoffs, which is the eighth highest percentage among NHLers who have taken at least 150 defensive zone draws (152).
John Tavares– Has the fifth highest faceoff win percentage (58.1%) among NHLers who have taken at least 475 faceoffs (480).- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 60.0% at 5-on-5 in 2020-21, which is tied for third among Toronto forwards.- Averages 12.83 shot attempts per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which ranks fifth among Toronto skaters who have appeared in at least 20 games.
Joe Thornton– Has the highest 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage among Toronto skaters who have appeared in multiple games at 56.9%.- Averaging 1.89 points per 60 minutes of ice time this season, which ranks fifth among Toronto skaters.
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Jason SpezzaGoals (2) in two consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Zach BogosianOne point from 200 NHL points.
Mitch MarnerFive goals from 100 NHL goals.
William NylanderTwo goals from 100 NHL goals.
John TavaresFive points from 800 NHL points.
Joe ThorntonTwo assists from 1,100 career NHL assists.
  

RECENT MILESTONES

Alex GalchenyukFirst game as a Maple Leaf (March 19 vs. Calgary)
First point as a Maple Leaf (Assist) (March 20 vs. Calgary)
  

INJURY REPORT

Frederik Andersen (Lower Body)Did not play on March 20 vs. Calgary.
 Man Games Lost: 77
  

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

None 
  

LEAFS AT CANUCKS: SATURDAY PREGAME NOTES

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (18-4-2 – 38 Points) vs.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS (10-15-2 – 22 Points)

MARCH 6, 2021 ▪ 7:00 PM EST

ROGERS ARENA (VANCOUVER, BC) ▪
TV: SPORTSNET ▪ RADIO: TSN 1050

MAPLE LEAFS HISTORY versus VANCOUVER

ALL-TIME RECORD:64-63-22-3 (152 Games)
ALL-TIME on the ROAD:26-38-11-2 (77 Games)
2020-21:3-1-0
LAST FIVE:4-1-0
LAST 10:7-2-1

MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS versus VANCOUVER

GAMES PLAYED:Joe Thornton (71), TJ Brodie (40), Jake Muzzin (36)
GOALS:Joe Thornton (18), Auston Matthews (10), John Tavares (10)
ASSISTS:Joe Thornton (56), John Tavares (12), TJ Brodie (12)
POINTS:Joe Thornton (74), John Tavares (22), Mitch Marner (13), Auston Matthews (13)
PENALTY MINUTES:Joe Thornton (51), Jake Muzzin (28), Wayne Simmonds (23)

MAPLE LEAFS – CANUCKS TEAM STATS

 TORONTOVANCOUVER
GOALS FOR (Rank):88 (1st)76 (8th)
GOALS AGAINST (Rank):       59 (10th)91 (30th)
POWER PLAY [%] (Rank):25/79 [31.7%] (1st)16/87 [18.4%] (20th)
PENALTY KILL [%] (Rank):58/73 [79.5%] (15th)80/99 [80.8%] (13th)
SHOTS PER GAME (Rank):29.8 (t-18th)31.1 (t-7th)
SHOTS AGAINST PER GAME (Rank):28.6 (6th)32.8 (30th)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPTS FOR (Rank):999 (t-12th)1135 (2nd)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % (Rank):47.8% (25th)48.9% (21st)
FACEOFF % (Rank):52.1% (11th)52.5% (8th)

MAPLE LEAFS – CANUCKS NOTES

First Matchup between Clubs:Oct. 11, 1970 (Vancouver 5, Toronto 3)
All-Time Record:64-63-22-3 (152 Games)
All-Time Record at Home:38-25-11-1 (75 Games)
All-Time Record on the Road:26-38-11-2 (77 Games)
Last Win vs. Opponent on the Road:Dec. 10, 2019 (Toronto 4, Vancouver 1)
  

MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS

CATEGORYLEADER
GOALS18 (Matthews)
ASSISTS24 (Marner)
POINTS34 (Marner)
POWER PLAY POINTS12 (Marner)
SHORTHANDED POINTSN/A
PIMs22 (Bogosian, Simmonds)
SHOTS94 (Matthews)
FACEOFF WIN%59.7% (Spezza)
5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT %53.4% (Thornton)
BLOCKED SHOTS41 (Holl, Muzzin)
TAKEAWAYS24 (Marner)
HITS42 (Muzzin)
TOI PER GAME23:47 (Rielly)
PP TOI PER GAME3:35 (Matthews)
SH TOI PER GAME2:59 (Holl)

MAPLE LEAFS PLAYER NOTES

Frederik Andersen– Second in the NHL in wins (12).- Tied for 11th among NHL goaltenders in saves made (437).- Has a 13-2-5 record with a 1.57 goals-against average and a .942 save percentage in 20 career games against Vancouver.
Travis Boyd– Averaging 2.86 points per 60 minutes of ice time at 5-on-5, which ranks fourth among Toronto skaters who have appeared in multiple games.
TJ Brodie– Averaging 18:50 in even-strength ice time, which ranks second among Toronto skaters.- Fourth among Maple Leafs defencemen in points (0-7-7).
Jack Campbell– Is 3-0-0 with a 1.33 goals-against average and a .951 save percentage this season.- Earned his first shutout of the season and the third of his career on February 27 at Edmonton.
Justin Holl– Ranks 32nd among NHL right handed defencemen who average at least 15 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time (17:24) with a shot attempt percentage of 52.4% when the score is within one goal.- Ranks 29th in the NHL in shorthanded ice time per game (2:59).- Tied for the lead among NHL defencemen in primary assists at 5-on-5 (5).
Michael Hutchinson– Has a .934 save percentage and a 2.03 goals-against average through five starts this season. – Earned his first shutout of the season and sixth of his career on March 1 at Edmonton.
Zach Hyman–  Leads Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (2:05).- Has the second-highest on-ice goals for percentage (68.9%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto forwards.
Alex Kerfoot– Hails from Vancouver, BC.- Has recorded a goal in four games against the Canucks this season.- Sixth among Toronto forwards in shifts per game (19.9).
Mitch Marner– Third among NHLers in assists (24)- Fourth among NHLers in points (10-24-34).- Tied for second in the NHL in even-strength goals (10).- Leads NHL forwards in time on ice per game (22:28).- Has played 39.3% of Toronto’s shorthanded ice time.- Has the highest on-ice goals for percentage (69.2%) at 5-on-5 among Toronto forwards..
Auston Matthews– Leads the NHL in goals (18).- Sixth among NHLers in points (18-13-31).- Averaging 21:50 in time on ice per game, which is fourth among NHL forwards.- Third among Maple Leafs forwards in 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage (50.7%).- Third in the NHL in shots on goal (94).
Ilya Mikheyev– Ranks third among Maple Leafs forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (1:53).- Has an average of 17.8 shot attempts per 60 minutes of shorthanded ice time, which ranks fourth among NHLers who have played at least 45 minutes of shorthanded ice time (47:06).  – Has started 33.8% of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest percentage among Maple Leafs.
Jake Muzzin– Tied for 36th among NHL skaters in shorthanded ice time per game (2:52).- Tied for 26th among NHL defencemen and ranks eighth among Maple Leafs in points (1-12-13). – Has started 45.1 percent of his 5-on-5 shifts in the offensive zone, which is the lowest mark among Toronto defencemen.
William Nylander– Has the seventh highest points per 60 minutes at 5-on-5 (1.83) among Toronto skaters who have appeared in over five games.- Has a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 52.4%, which is the second-highest percentage among Maple Leafs.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 57.8% at 5-on-5.- Averaging 2.08 takeaways per 60 minutes of ice time, which ranks fourth among Maple Leafs.   
Morgan Rielly– Hails from Vancouver, BC.- Leads Maple Leafs in average time on ice (23:47).- Tied for fourth among NHL defencemen in points (3-16-19).- Has a goal and 10 assists in 12 games on the road this season.- Tied for seventh among NHL defencemen in assists at 5-on-5 (7).
Jason Spezza– Has the highest points per 60 minutes rate (3.02) at 5-on-5 among Maple Leafs who have appeared in over five games.- Has won 59.3% of his defensive zone faceoffs, which is the fourth highest percentage among NHLers who have taken at least 100 defensive zone draws (108).
John Tavares– Has the fourth-highest faceoff win percentage (59.1%) among NHLers who have taken at least 350 faceoffs (369).- Has two goals and 10 assists in 12 games on the road this season.- Has 10 goals and 12 assists in 20 career games against Vancouver.- Has an on-ice goals for percentage of 61.1% at 5-on-5 in 2020-21.
Joe Thornton– Has the highest 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage among Toronto skaters at 53.4%.- Averaging 2.61 points per 60 minutes of ice time this season, which ranks fifth among Toronto skaters.- Has three goals and eight assists in 13 games this season.
  

CURRENT POINT STREAKS

Pierre EngvallPoints (1-1-2) in two consecutive games.
Ilya MikheyevPoints (1-2-3) in three consecutive games.
  

UPCOMING MILESTONES

Zach BogosianTwo points from 200 NHL points
William NylanderFour goals from 100 NHL goals
Joe ThorntonThree assists from 1,100 career NHL assists
  

RECENT MILESTONES

Travis Boyd100th NHL game (March 1 at EDM)
Jake Muzzin600th NHL game (March 1 at EDM)
  

INJURY REPORT

Jack Campbell (Lower Body)Did not play on March 4 at VAN.
Wayne Simmonds (Wrist)On injured reserve.
 Man Games Lost: 66
  

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

Feb. 27Reassigned forward Kenny Agostino and defenceman Timothy Liljegren to the taxi squad.
Loaned forward Alex Galchenyuk and defenceman Martin Marincin to the Toronto Marlies.
  

Ducks coach on division race: ‘Every team can win and every team is beatable’ — Whittier Daily News

Conventional wisdom suggests the Ducks must win more than their share of games against the Kings, Arizona Coyotes, Minnesota Wild and San Jose Sharks if they hope to end their two-season Stanley Cup playoff drought and advance to the postseason in May. Sure, the Ducks must also pick off the Colorado Avalanche, St. Louis Blues…

Ducks coach on division race: ‘Every team can win and every team is beatable’ — Whittier Daily News