MAPLE LEAFS-LIGHTNING GAME 3


2022 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS vs. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING

Monday, May 2, 7:30 pm, Toronto vs. Tampa Bay
Wednesday, May 4, 7:30 pm, Toronto vs. Tampa Bay
Friday, May 6, 7:30 pm, Toronto at Tampa Bay
Sunday, May 8, 7:00 pm, Toronto at Tampa Bay
Tuesday, May 10, Toronto vs. Tampa Bay (TBD)
Thursday, May 12, Toronto at Tampa Bay (TBD)*
Saturday, May 14, Toronto vs. Tampa Bay (TBD)*
*If Necessary
INJURY REPORT
Petr Mrazek (Groin)
Rasmus Sandin (Knee)
THE SERIES
SERIES RECORD vs. TAMPA BAY: 1-1
ALL-TIME POSTSEASON RECORD vs. TAMPA BAY: 1-1
ALL-TIME REGULAR SEASON RECORD vs. TAMPA BAY: 58-37-2-7 (HOME: 30-19-1-3/ROAD: 28-18-1-4)
LAST GAME
2021-22 REGULAR SEASON SERIES
RESULTS: The Maple Leafs went 2-2-0 in four games against Tampa Bay during the 2021-22 season. Toronto was 1-1-0 in two games played on
home ice and held a 1-1-0 record in two games in Tampa Bay.
LEADING SCORERS
Toronto: Matthews (3-4-7), Marner (1-4-5), Tavares (1-2-3)
Tampa Bay: Stamkos (2-7-9), Palat (3-3-6), Killorn (2-3-5)
GOALTENDERS
Toronto: Campbell (2-1-0; 2.33 GAA; .918 SV%), Kallgren (0-1-0; 8.02 GAA, 778 SV%)
Tampa Bay: Vasilevskiy (2-1-1; 2.97 GAA; 919 SV%)
Toronto Maple Leafs: Media Notes
Score: Toronto 3 vs. Tampa Bay 5
Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2022
TOR Goals: Bunting, Marner, Kerfoot
TBL Goals: Hedman, Perry, Kucherov, Hagel, Point
TOR Goaltender: Campbell, 29/34, .853 SV%
TBL Goaltender: Vasilevskiy, 31/34, .912 SV%
TOR Power Play: 0-for-4
TOR Penalty Kill: 4-for-7
Team Notes:

  • Michael Bunting appeared in his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut during
    Wednesday’s game and went on to score his first career playoff goal. Per
    NHL Stats, Bunting became the fourth Maple Leafs rookie in the past 30
    years to score in their playoff debut, joining Mitchell Marner (Game 1 of
    2017 R1), Adam Mair (Game 3 of 1999 CSF) and Mark Kolesar (Game 3
    of 1996 CQF).
  • Mitch Marner scored during the third period of Wednesday’s game.
    Marner also scored in Game One against Tampa Bay, marking the first
    occasion of his Stanley Cup Playoffs career where he has scored in backto-back games.
  • Alexander Kerfoot scored Toronto’s third goal of the game shorthanded.
    The Maple Leafs recorded their second shorthanded goal of the
    postseason, currently leading all NHL playoff teams.
    MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS vs. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING:
    Games Played: Jason Spezza (51)
    Goals: Jason Spezza (23)
    Assists: Jason Spezza (34)
    Points: Jason Spezza (57)
    Penalty Minutes: Wayne Simmonds (92)
    TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING CAREER LEADERS vs. MAPLE LEAFS:
    Games Played: Steven Stamkos (45)
    Goals: Steven Stamkos (22)
    Assists: Steven Stamkos (36)
    Points: Steven Stamkos (58)
    Penalty Minutes: Pat Maroon (38)
    TORONTO ACTIVE PLAYOFF GAME LEADERS
    1) Jason Spezza – 92 GP
    2) Jake Muzzin – 67 GP
    3) Kyle Clifford – 65 GP
    TORONTO ACTIVE PLAYOFF GOAL LEADERS
    1) Jason Spezza – 28 (92 GP)
    t-2) John Tavares – 15 (39 GP)
    t-2) Auston Matthews – 15 (34 GP)
    TORONTO ACTIVE PLAYOFF ASSIST LEADERS
    1) Jason Spezza – 47 (92 GP)
    2) Mitch Marner – 23 (34 GP)
    t-3) Morgan Rielly – 17 (33 GP)
    t-3) Jake Muzzin – 17 (67 GP)
    TORONTO ACTIVE PLAYOFF POINTS LEADERS
    1) Jason Spezza – 75 (92 GP)
    2) John Tavares – 31 (39 GP)
    3) Mitch Marner – 30 (34 GP)
    MAPLE LEAFS POSTSEASON HISTORY
  • The 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs mark the Maple Leafs’ 71st appearance in the postseason.
  • The Maple Leafs are playing in their 114th Stanley Cup Playoffs series.
  • Toronto has a record of 262-289-4 in 555 postseason games for the franchise.
    TORONTO ALL-TIME PLAYOFF GOAL LEADERS
    1) Wendel Clark – 34 (79 GP)
    t-2) Mats Sundin – 32 (77 GP)
    t-2) Dave Keon – 32 (89 GP)
    4) Ted Kennedy – 29 (78 GP)
    t-5) Steve Thomas – 26 (63 GP)
    t-5) George Armstrong – 26 (110 GP)
    TORONTO ALL-TIME PLAYOFF ASSIST LEADERS
    1) Doug Gilmour – 60 (52 GP)
    2) Darryl Sittler – 40 (64 GP)
    t-3) Red Kelly – 38 (70 GP)
    t-3) Mats Sundin – 38 (77 GP)
    5) Borje Salming – 37 (81 GP)
    TORONTO ALL-TIME PLAYOFF SCORING LEADERS
    1) Doug Gilmour – 77 (52 GP)
    2) Mats Sundin – 70 (77 GP)
    3) Dave Keon – 67 (89 GP)
    4) Darryl Sittler – 65 (64 GP)
    5) Wendel Clark – 61 (79 GP)
    HOW THE MAPLE LEAFS WERE BUILT
    PRONUNCIATION GUIDE
    THE MAN ADVANTAGE, 2021-22 REGULAR SEASON
    Draft (7) Free Agent (11) Trade (8)
    2018 – Sandin (29th overall) 2021 – Kaše (July 31) 2022 – Blackwell (Mar. 20)
    2017 – Liljegren (17th overall) 2021 – Mrazek (July 28) 2022 – Giordano (Mar. 20)
    2016 – Matthews (1st overall) 2021 – Bunting (July 28) 2022 – Lyubushkin (Feb. 19)
    2015 – Marner (4th overall) 2021 – Kämpf (July 28) 2021 – Clifford (Nov. 16)
    2014 – Engvall (188th overall) 2021 – Källgren (May 19) 2020 – Anderson (Oct. 10)
    2014 – Nylander (8th overall) 2020 – Brodie (Oct. 9) 2020 – Campbell (Feb. 5)
    2012 – Rielly (5th overall) 2020 – Simmonds (Oct. 9) 2019 – Kerfoot (July 1)
    2019 – Spezza (July 1) 2019 – Muzzin (Jan. 28)
    2019 – Mikheyev (May 6)
    2018 – Tavares (July 1)
    2016 – Holl (July 2)
    NAME PRONUNCIATION NAME PRONUNCIATION
    Joey Anderson JOH-ee AN-duhr-suhn Timothy Liljegren TIH-moh-thee LIHL-yeh-grehn
    Colin Blackwell KAW-lihn BLAK-wehll Ilya Lyubushkin IHL-yah loo-BUHSH-kihn
    TJ Brodie TEE-JAY BROH-dee Mitch Marner MIHTCH MAHR-nuhr
    Michael Bunting MIGH-kuhl BUHN-tihng Auston Matthews AW-stuhn MA-thewz
    Jack Campbell JAK KAM-buhl Ilya Mikheyev ihl-YAH mihk-HAY-ehv
    Kyle Clifford KIGHL KLIHF-fuhrd Petr Mrazek PEE-tuhr M’RAZ-ihk
    Pierre Engvall pee-AIHR EHNG-vuhl Jake Muzzin JAYK MUH-zihn
    Mark Giordano MAHRK jee-ohr-DAN-oh William Nylander WIHL-yuhm NEE-lan-duhr
    Justin Holl JUHS-tihn HOHL Morgan Rielly MOHR-guhn RIGH-lee
    Erik Källgren AIR-ihk SHAHL-grehn Rasmus Sandin RAZ-muhs san-DEEN
    David Kämpf DAY-vihd KAMPF Wayne Simmonds WAYN SIH-muhnds
    Ondrej Kaše AWN-dray KAH-sheh Jason Spezza JAY-suhn SPEHT-zuh
    Alexander Kerfoot al-ehx-AN-duhr KUHR-fuht John Tavares JAWN tah-VAHR-ehs
    Power Play: 63/231 (27.3%)
    Power Play Goal Leader: 16 – Matthews
    Power Play Point Leader: 31 – Nylander (13G, 18A)
    2020-21 Power Play: 31/155 (20.0%)
    ON THE PK, 2021-22 REGULAR SEASON
    2021-22 REGULAR SEASON LEADERS
    2021-22 REGULAR SEASON GAME HIGHS
    Penalty Kill: 192/234 (82.1%)
    Shorthanded Goal Leader: 4 – Mikheyev
    Shorthanded Point Leader: 4 – Mikheyev (4G), Kämpf (2G, 2A), Marner (3G, 1A)
    2020-21 Penalty Kill: 113/144 (78.5%)
    CATEGORY LEADER CATEGORY LEADER
    GOALS 60 – Matthews HITS 148 – Simmonds
    ASSISTS 62 – Marner BLOCKED SHOTS 106 – Brodie
    POINTS 106 – Matthews (60G, 46A) TAKEAWAYS 92 – Matthews
    POWER PLAY POINTS 31 – Nylander (13G, 18A) TOI PER GAME 23:44 – Rielly
    SHORTHANDED POINTS
    4 – Kämpf (2G, 2A), Mikheyev (4G),
    Marner (3G, 1A)
    PP TOI PER GAME 3:06 – Marner, Matthews
    PIMs 96 – Simmonds SH TOI PER GAME 2:36 – Muzzin
    SHOTS 348 – Matthews WINS 31 – Campbell
    FACEOFF% 60.6% – Tavares GOALS-AGAINST AVERAGE 2.64 – Campbell
    5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % 59.71% – Matthews SAVE PERCENTAGE .914 – Campbell
    CATEGORY HOME ROAD
    Most Goals, Game
    3 – Matthews, Dec. 1 vs. COL, Jan. 31 vs. NJD,
    March 8 vs. SEA
    4 – Marner, Feb. 26 at DET
    Most Assists, Game 4 – Rielly, Dec. 7 vs. CBJ 4 – Bunting, Feb. 26 at DET
    Most Points, Game
    4 – Marner, Nov. 6 vs. BOS, (1G, 3A) – Rielly,
    Dec. 7 vs. CBJ (4A) – Matthews, Jan. 31 vs. NJD
    (3G, 1A)
    6 – Marner, Feb. 26 at DET (4G, 2A)
    Most Shots, Game
    8 – Matthews, Oct. 18 vs. NYR, Nov. 12 vs. CGY,
    Dec. 1 vs. COL, March 5 vs. VAN – Mikheyev,
    March 15 vs. DAL
    12 – Matthews, April 7 at DAL
    Time on Ice, Game 27:58 – Rielly, Jan. 26 vs. ANA 27:41 – Rielly, Jan. 15 at STL
    Most Saves, Game 45 – Campbell, Feb. 18 vs. PIT 44 – Campbell, Jan. 8 at COL
    CATEGORY GAME PERIOD
    Most Goals, For 10 – Feb. 26 at DET 5 – 3rd, Jan. 29 at DET
    Most Goals, Against 8 – Apr. 21 at TBL 5 – 3rd, Feb. 26 at DET
    Most Shots, For 53 – Feb. 12 at VAN 25 – 3rd, Oct. 14 at OTT
    Most Shots, Against 49 – Jan. 8 at COL, April 5 at FLA 23 – 3rd, Nov. 6 vs. BOS
    Fewest Shots, For 18 – Jan. 11 at VGK 2 – 3rd, Jan. 11 at VGK
    Fewest Shots, Against
    18 – Jan. 12 at ARI, Mar. 26 at MTL, April 7 at
    DAL
    2 – 2nd, Oct. 18 vs. NYR – 3rd, Jan. 31 vs. NJD

LIGHTNING BOLTS

LAST GAME
Lightning 5 at Toronto 3
Tampa Bay bounced back with a 5-3 victory over Toronto in Game 2 of the teams’ best-of-seven First Round series in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs to
level the series at a game apiece…The Lightning have won their last eight Game 2s and are 23-10 all-time in Game 2s, including a 10-3 mark in road
Game 2s…Tampa Bay improved to 16-0 in games following a loss over the last three postseasons, a streak that started with a win in an opening round
robin game in the 2020 Playoffs and is the longest-such streak in NHL playoff history…Victor Hedman notched a career-high four points (goal, 3
assists) and Nikita Kucherov chipped in three points (goal, 2 assists) to lead the Lightning charge…Lightning netminder Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped
31-of-34 shots to pick up his 50th career playoff win…Tampa Bay never trailed in the win…Brandon Hagel netted what would prove to be the gamewinning goal at 1:33 of the third period for his first career playoff goal, which gave the Bolts a 4-1 lead at the time…Pat Maroon skated in his 50th career
playoff game with Tampa Bay.
PP: TBL – 3-7 TOR – 0-4
SOG: TBL – 34 TOR – 34
Attendance: 19,135
TONIGHT’S MATCHUP
The Lightning and the Maple Leafs are playing Game 3 of their best-of-seven First Round series in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs…The Bolts and Leafs
are meeting for the first time in the postseason in Tampa…Tampa Bay is 19-13 all-time in Game 3s, including a 6-6 mark in home Game 3s…The
Lightning are 11-9 in Game 3s under head coach Jon Cooper, including a 2-3 mark at home…Steven Stamkos is Tampa Bay’s all-time leader for
scoring against Toronto (reg. season and playoffs), notching 22-37–59 pts. in 45 games.
TONIGHT’S STORYLINES
The First Round series between the Lightning and Maple Leafs is tied one game apiece and shifts to Tampa’s AMALIE Arena for the first time in the
series…Tampa Bay is 6-7 in playoff home openers (includes 2020 Playoffs home opener in Toronto bubble at Scotiabank Arena)…The Lightning are
playing their first playoff game at AMALIE Arena since a Cup-clinching Game 5 vs. Montreal in the Stanley Cup Final July 7, 2021, a 1-0 victory where
then-rookie Ross Colton scored the only goal of the game (2nd – 13:27)…The Bolts are 12-6 all-time in playoff series when splitting the opening two
games of the series (2-5 when starting the series on the road).
INJURIES
2021-22 Reg. Season Man Games Lost: 185
2022 Playoffs Man Games Lost: 0
Current injuries
None
TRANSACTIONS
Apr. 30 – Recalled F Riley Nash from AHL Syracuse
Apr. 15 – Re-signed G Brian Elliott to a one-year contract through the 2022-23 season
HED OF THE CLASS
Tampa Bay defenseman Victor Hedman scored a goal and added three assists Game 2 at TOR to set a career high and a record for a Lightning
defenseman for scoring in a playoff contest and match his career high for assists in the postseason (also: 0-3–3 pts. Game 1 2021 1st Rd. at FLA and 0-
3–3 pts. Game 3 2021 1st Rd. vs. FLA)…Hedman became the sixth different player in franchise history to register four or more points in a playoff
contest, joining Nikita Kucherov (3x), Brayden Point (2x), Tyler Johnson, Alex Killorn and Vincent Lecavalier…Hedman scored his 20th career
playoff goal with three seconds left in the first period on a power play for Tampa Bay’s first goal of the series, the Swedish defenseman becoming the
ninth Lightning player all-time to reach 20 goals in the postseason and the third active defenseman to notch at least 20 career postseason goals, joining
Kris Letang (22) and Brent Burns (20)…Hedman owns the most postseason points among active NHL defensemen.
NHL ALL-TIME ACTIVE DEFENSEMAN PLAYOFF SCORING LEADERS

  1. Victor Hedman (TBL) – 20-72–92 pts. (134 GP)
    T-2. Kris Letang (PIT) – 22-65–87 pts. (144 GP)
    T-2. Duncan Keith (EDM) – 18-69–87 pts. (137 GP)
    Hedman became the 19th defenseman in NHL history to reach the 90-point mark for his postseason career and pulled into a tie for 16th place among
    the NHL’s all-time defenseman playoff scoring leaders.
    Tampa Bay Lightning: Media Notes
    NHL ALL-TIME DEFENSEMAN PLAYOFF SCORING LEADERS
  2. Brian Leetch – 28-69–97 pts. (95 GP)
    T-16. Bobby Orr – 26-66–92 pts. (74 GP)
    T-16. Victor Hedman – 20-72–92 pts. (134 GP)
    T-16. Red Kelly – 33-59–92 pts. (164 GP)
    T-19. Sandis Ozolinsh – 23-67–90 pts. (137 GP)
    T-19. Sergei Gonchar – 22-68–90 pts. (141 GP)
    ANDREI THE GIANT
    Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 31-of-34 shots Game 2 at TOR to collect his 50th career playoff win and become the 22nd NHL goalie
    all-time to win at least 50 playoff games and just the third active NHL goalie, joining Marc-Andre Fleury (91) and Braden Holtby (50)…Playing his 83rd
    career postseason game, Vasilevskiy required the seventh-fewest games to 50 wins all-time in the NHL, behind only Jacques Plante (69 GP), Ken
    Dryden (73 GP), Billy Smith (74 GP), Gerry Cheevers (80 GP), Patrick Roy (82 GP) and Turk Broda (82 GP)…Vasilevskiy improved to 15-0 (1.31 GAA
    and .948 save percentage) in games following a postseason loss since 2020.
    IN THE NIK OF TIME
    Bolts forward Nikita Kucherov scored a power-play goal and added two assists Game 2 at TOR for his 18th career playoff game with three or more
    points…Kucherov has posted multiple points in seven of his last 10 games going back to the regular season and has registered at least one point in nine
    of the last 10 contests…Kucherov is Tampa Bay’s franchise leader for playoff goals (45), assists (85), points (130), power-play scoring (55 PP pts.) and
    plus/minus (+28)…Since Kucherov entered the NHL in 2013-14, he leads all NHL players for postseason scoring by a wide margin.
    NHL PLAYOFF SCORING LEADERS SINCE 2013-14
  3. Nikita Kucherov (TBL) – 45-85–130 pts. (115 GP)
  4. Sidney Crosby (PIT) – 30-60–90 pts. (94 GP)
  5. Victor Hedman (TBL) – 20-66–86 pts. (116 GP)
    SCOREY PERRY
    Tampa Bay forward Corey Perry scored a goal Game 2 at TOR for his first playoff goal as a member of the Lightning and his 46th career playoff
    goals…Perry ranks eighth among active NHL players for playoff goals.
    NHL ACTIVE PLAYOFF GOAL LEADERS
    T-6. Logan Couture (SJS) – 48 goals (116 GP)
    T-6. Patrice Bergeron (BOS) – 48 goals (162 GP)
  6. Corey Perry (TBL) – 46 goals (169 GP)
    T-9. Nikita Kucherov (TBL) – 45 goals (115 GP)
    T-9. Brad Marchand (BOS) – 45 goals (134 GP)
    T-9. Jonathan Toews (CHI) – 45 goals (137 GP)
    Perry registered his 109th career playoff point and ranks 12th among active NHL players for postseason scoring.
    NHL ACTIVE PLAYOFF SCORING LEADERS
  7. Jonathan Toews (CHI) – 119 pts. (137 GP)
  8. Nicklas Backstrom (WSH) – 110 pts. (135 GP)
  9. Corey Perry (TBL) – 109 pts. (169 GP)
  10. Brad Marchand (BOS) – 108 pts. (134 GP)
    STAMMER TIME
    Lightning captain Steven Stamkos tallied a power-play assist Game 2 at TOR for his first point of these playoffs and his 73rd career playoff
    point…Stamkos pulled into a tie with Ondrej Palat for fourth place among Tampa Bay’s all-time playoff scoring leaders.
    TBL ALL-TIME PLAYOFF SCORING LEADERS
  11. Nikita Kucherov – 45-85–130 pts. (115 GP)
  12. Victor Hedman – 20-72–92 pts. (134 GP)
  13. Brayden Point – 37-37–74 pts. (69 GP)
    T-4. Steven Stamkos – 32-41–73 pts. (96 GP)
    T-4. Ondrej Palat – 37-36–73 pts. (117 GP)

    PUTTING UP PALAT OF POINTS
    Bolts forward Ondrej Palat skated in his 117th career playoff contest in Game 2 at TOR to move into sole possession of second place among Tampa
    Bay’s all-time playoff games played leaders and is one of five Lightning players with over 100 games of playoff experience with the franchise.
    TBL ALL-TIME PLAYOFF GAMES PLAYED LEADERS
  14. Victor Hedman – 134 GP
  15. Ondrej Palat – 117 GP
  16. Tyler Johnson – 116 GP
  17. Nikita Kucherov – 115 GP
  18. Alex Killorn – 113 GP
    POINTING THE WAY
    Tampa Bay forward Brayden Point scored a power-play goal Game 2 at TOR for his first point of these playoffs and his 37th career playoff goal, pulling
    into a tie with Ondrej Palat for second place among the Bolts’ all-time playoff goal leaders.
    TBL ALL-TIME PLAYOFF GOAL LEADERS
  19. Nikita Kucherov – 45 goals (115 GP)
    T-2. Brayden Point – 37 goals (69 GP)
    T-2. Ondrej Palat – 37 goals (117 GP)
  20. Alex Killorn – 34 goals (113 GP)
    Point led the NHL playoffs for goals in 2020 and 2021, netting 14 goals in each postseason…Point is the eighth different player in NHL history to lead the
    playoffs for goals in consecutive seasons, joining Jari Kurri (1987-88 and 1984-85), Mike Bossy (1981-83), Phil Esposito (1969-70), Bobby Hull (1962-
    63), Maurice Richard (1946-47), Gordie Drillon (1938-39) and Howie Morenz (1924-25)…Point is aiming to become just the second player in NHL history
    to lead the playoffs for goals in three-consecutive seasons and join Mike Bossy (1981-83).
    MAC TRUCK
    Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh blocked two shots Game 2 at TOR and has seven blocked shots total for the 2022 Playoffs, ranking tied for
    second among all skaters…McDonagh now has 368 blocked shots for his playoff career, ranking second all-time in the NHL.
    NHL PLAYOFF ALL-TIME BLOCKED SHOTS LEADERS
  21. Dan Girardi – 383 blocked shots (143 GP)
  22. Ryan McDonagh – 368 blocked shots (164 GP)
  23. Brooks Orpik – 349 blocked shots (156 GP)
    GOING IN FOR THE KILL
    Bolts forward Alex Killorn tallied an assist Game 2 at TOR for his first point of these playoffs and his 69th career playoff point, pulling ahead of Martin
    St. Louis and into sixth place among Tampa Bay’s all-time playoff scoring leaders.
    TBL ALL-TIME PLAYOFF SCORING LEADERS
  24. Ondrej Palat – 37-36–73 pts. (117 GP)
  25. Alex Killorn – 34-35–69 pts. (113 GP)
  26. Martin St. Louis – 33-35–68 pts. (63 GP)
  27. Tyler Johnson – 32-33–65 pts. (116 GP)
    MILESTONES
    Ondrej Palat (9 career playoff GWGs) can pass Tyler Johnson and take sole possession of first place among TBL’s all-time playoff game-winning
    goal leaders with his next game-winning goal
    NOTEWORTHY
    AMALIE Arena has sold out 275-consecutive games (includes playoffs), the NHL’s longest active sellout streak beginning 3/26/15 (2020-21 season
    excluded due to social distancing protocols

LIGHTNING-MAPLE LEAFS GAME 2

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2022 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS vs. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING

Monday, May 2, 7:30 pm, Toronto vs. Tampa Bay
Wednesday, May 4, 7:30 pm, Toronto vs. Tampa Bay
Friday, May 6, 7:30 pm, Toronto at Tampa Bay
Sunday, May 8, 7:00 pm, Toronto at Tampa Bay
Tuesday, May 10, Toronto vs. Tampa Bay (TBD)*
Thursday, May 12, Toronto at Tampa Bay (TBD)*
Saturday, May 14, Toronto vs. Tampa Bay (TBD)*
*If Necessary
INJURY REPORT
Michael Bunting (Undisclosed)
Petr Mrazek (Groin)
Rasmus Sandin (Knee)
THE SERIES
SERIES RECORD vs. TAMPA BAY: 1-0

ALL-TIME POSTSEASON RECORD vs. TAMPA BAY: 1-0
ALL-TIME REGULAR SEASON RECORD vs. TAMPA BAY: 58-37-2-7 (HOME: 30-19-1-3/ROAD: 28-18-1-4)
LAST GAME
2021-22 REGULAR SEASON SERIES
RESULTS: The Maple Leafs went 2-2-0 in four games against Tampa Bay during the 2021-22 season. Toronto was 1-1-0 in two games played on
home ice and held a 1-1-0 record in two games in Tampa Bay.
LEADING SCORERS
Toronto: Matthews (3-4-7), Marner (1-4-5), Tavares (1-2-3)
Tampa Bay: Stamkos (2-7-9), Palat (3-3-6), Killorn (2-3-5)
GOALTENDERS
Toronto: Campbell (2-1-0; 2.33 GAA; .918 SV%), Kallgren (0-1-0; 8.02 GAA, 778 SV%)
Tampa Bay: Vasilevskiy (2-1-1; 2.97 GAA; 919 SV%)
Toronto Maple Leafs: Media Notes
Score: Toronto 5 vs. Tampa Bay 0
Date: Monday, May 2, 2022
TOR Goals: Muzzin, Matthews (2x), Kämpf, Marner
TBL Goals: –
TOR Goaltender: Campbell, 24/24, 1.000 SV%
TBL Goaltender: Vasilevskiy, 27/32, .848 SV%
TOR Power Play: 1-for-6
TOR Penalty Kill: 5-for-5
Team Notes:

  • Both Auston Matthews (2G, 1A) and Mitch Marner (1G, 2A) recorded
    three points during Monday’s Game One win. Matthews and Marner tied
    single-game NHL playoff career-highs.
  • David Kämpf scored shorthanded in Monday’s win. This marked the
    second shorthanded goal of Kämpf’s postseason career. Per NHL Stats,
    Kämpf became the eighth player to have each of his first two career playoff
    goals come shorthanded (since 1933-34).
  • Jack Campbell stopped 24 of 24 shots in Monday’s win. Campbell
    recorded the second shutout of his NHL playoff career, with his first dating
    back to May 25, 2021 at MTL.
  • Colin Blackwell, Timothy Liljegren and Ilya Lyubushkin made their
    Stanley Cup Playoffs debut, May 2 vs. TBL.
    MAPLE LEAFS CAREER LEADERS vs. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING:
    Games Played: Jason Spezza (51)
    Goals: Jason Spezza (23)
    Assists: Jason Spezza (34)
    Points: Jason Spezza (57)
    Penalty Minutes: Wayne Simmonds (92)
    TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING CAREER LEADERS vs. MAPLE LEAFS:
    Games Played: Steven Stamkos (45)
    Goals: Steven Stamkos (22)
    Assists: Steven Stamkos (36)
    Points: Steven Stamkos (58)
    Penalty Minutes: Pat Maroon (38)
    TORONTO ACTIVE PLAYOFF GAME LEADERS
    1) Jason Spezza – 92 GP
    2) Jake Muzzin – 66 GP
    3) Kyle Clifford – 65 GP
    TORONTO ACTIVE PLAYOFF GOAL LEADERS
    1) Jason Spezza – 28 (92 GP)
    t-2) John Tavares – 15 (38 GP)
    t-2) Auston Matthews – 15 (33 GP)
    TORONTO ACTIVE PLAYOFF ASSIST LEADERS
    1) Jason Spezza – 47 (92 GP)
    2) Mitch Marner – 22 (33 GP)
    3) Morgan Rielly – 17 (33 GP)
    TORONTO ACTIVE PLAYOFF POINTS LEADERS

    1) Jason Spezza – 75 (92 GP)
    2) John Tavares – 31 (38 GP)
    3) Mitch Marner – 28 (33 GP)
    MAPLE LEAFS POSTSEASON HISTORY
  • The 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs mark the Maple Leafs’ 71st appearance in the postseason.
  • The Maple Leafs are playing in their 114th Stanley Cup Playoffs series.
  • Toronto has a record of 262-288-4 in 554 postseason games for the franchise.
    TORONTO ALL-TIME PLAYOFF GOAL LEADERS
    1) Wendel Clark – 34 (79 GP)
    t-2) Mats Sundin – 32 (77 GP)
    t-2) Dave Keon – 32 (89 GP)
    4) Ted Kennedy – 29 (78 GP)
    t-5) Steve Thomas – 26 (63 GP)
    t-5) George Armstrong – 26 (110 GP)
    TORONTO ALL-TIME PLAYOFF ASSIST LEADERS
    1) Doug Gilmour – 60 (52 GP)
    2) Darryl Sittler – 40 (64 GP)
    t-3) Red Kelly – 38 (70 GP)
    t-3) Mats Sundin – 38 (77 GP)
    5) Borje Salming – 37 (81 GP)
    TORONTO ALL-TIME PLAYOFF SCORING LEADERS
    1) Doug Gilmour – 77 (52 GP)
    2) Mats Sundin – 70 (77 GP)
    3) Dave Keon – 67 (89 GP)
    4) Darryl Sittler – 65 (64 GP)
    5) Wendel Clark – 61 (79 GP)
  • ON THE POWER PLAY
  • Power Play: 63/231 (27.3%)
    Power Play Goal Leader: 16 – Matthews
    Power Play Point Leader: 31 – Nylander (13G, 18A)
    2020-21 Power Play: 31/155 (20.0%)
    ON THE PK, 2021-22 REGULAR SEASON
    2021-22 REGULAR SEASON LEADERS
    2021-22 REGULAR SEASON GAME HIGHS

    Penalty Kill: 192/234 (82.1%)
    Shorthanded Goal Leader: 4 – Mikheyev
    Shorthanded Point Leader: 4 – Mikheyev (4G), Kämpf (2G, 2A), Marner (3G, 1A)
    2020-21 Penalty Kill: 113/144 (78.5%)
    CATEGORY LEADER CATEGORY LEADER
    GOALS 60 – Matthews HITS 148 – Simmonds
    ASSISTS 62 – Marner BLOCKED SHOTS 106 – Brodie
    POINTS 106 – Matthews (60G, 46A) TAKEAWAYS 92 – Matthews
    POWER PLAY POINTS 31 – Nylander (13G, 18A) TOI PER GAME 23:44 – Rielly
    SHORTHANDED POINTS
    4 – Kämpf (2G, 2A), Mikheyev (4G),
    Marner (3G, 1A)
    PP TOI PER GAME 3:06 – Marner, Matthews
    PIMs 96 – Simmonds SH TOI PER GAME 2:36 – Muzzin
    SHOTS 348 – Matthews WINS 31 – Campbell
    FACEOFF% 60.6% – Tavares GOALS-AGAINST AVERAGE 2.64 – Campbell
    5-on-5 SHOT ATTEMPT % 59.71% – Matthews SAVE PERCENTAGE .914 – Campbell
    CATEGORY HOME ROAD
    Most Goals, Game
    3 – Matthews, Dec. 1 vs. COL, Jan. 31 vs. NJD,
    March 8 vs. SEA
    4 – Marner, Feb. 26 at DET
    Most Assists, Game 4 – Rielly, Dec. 7 vs. CBJ 4 – Bunting, Feb. 26 at DET
    Most Points, Game
    4 – Marner, Nov. 6 vs. BOS, (1G, 3A) – Rielly,
    Dec. 7 vs. CBJ (4A) – Matthews, Jan. 31 vs. NJD
    (3G, 1A)
    6 – Marner, Feb. 26 at DET (4G, 2A)
    Most Shots, Game
    8 – Matthews, Oct. 18 vs. NYR, Nov. 12 vs. CGY,
    Dec. 1 vs. COL, March 5 vs. VAN – Mikheyev,
    March 15 vs. DAL
    12 – Matthews, April 7 at DAL
    Time on Ice, Game 27:58 – Rielly, Jan. 26 vs. ANA 27:41 – Rielly, Jan. 15 at STL
    Most Saves, Game 45 – Campbell, Feb. 18 vs. PIT 44 – Campbell, Jan. 8 at COL
    CATEGORY GAME PERIOD
    Most Goals, For 10 – Feb. 26 at DET 5 – 3rd, Jan. 29 at DET
    Most Goals, Against 8 – Apr. 21 at TBL 5 – 3rd, Feb. 26 at DET
    Most Shots, For 53 – Feb. 12 at VAN 25 – 3rd, Oct. 14 at OTT
    Most Shots, Against 49 – Jan. 8 at COL, April 5 at FLA 23 – 3rd, Nov. 6 vs. BOS
    Fewest Shots, For 18 – Jan. 11 at VGK 2 – 3rd, Jan. 11 at VGK
    Fewest Shots, Against
    18 – Jan. 12 at ARI, Mar. 26 at MTL, April 7 at
    DAL
    2 – 2nd, Oct. 18 vs. NYR – 3rd, Jan. 31 vs. NJD
  • LIGHTNING

LAST GAME
Lightning 0 at Toronto 5
Tampa Bay lost its 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs opener, falling 5-0 at Toronto in Game 1 of a First Round series…The Lightning and Maple Leafs met
each other for the first time in a playoff game…Tampa Bay was shut out for the 15th time in a playoff game in franchise history and the first time since
Game 7 of the 2018 Eastern Conference Final vs. Washington…Toronto netted the opening goal of the First Round series at 18:19, Jake Muzzin
sending a shot through traffic into the back of the net to give Maple Leafs a 1-0 lead…Auston Matthews netted a power-play goal at 6:18 of the second to
increase the Leafs’ lead to 2-0…David Kampf scored shorthanded at 9:27 of the second to make it 3-0 Toronto…The Maple Leafs took a 4-0 lead when
Mitchell Marner scored at 16:39 of the second…Auston Matthews scored his second goal of the game at 8:16 of the third period for the 5-0 final…Andrei
Vasilevskiy surrendered five goals on 33 shots in defeat…The Lightning suffered their largest margin of defeat in the postseason under head coach
Jon Cooper and tied for the largest playoff margin of defeat in franchise history (also: 6-1 loss in Game 6 of Eastern Conference Quarterfinal vs. PHI
Apr. 27, 1996).
PP: TBL – 0-5 TOR – 1-6
SOG: TBL – 24 TOR – 33
Attendance: 19,338
TONIGHT’S MATCHUP
The Lightning and the Maple Leafs are playing Game 2 of their best-of-seven First Round series in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs…Tampa Bay has won
its last seven Game 2s and is 22-10 all-time in Game 2s…The Bolts are 9-3 all-time in road Game 2s…Tampa Bay was a perfect 15-0 in games following
a loss over its back-to-back Stanley Cup championships in 2020 and 2021 (includes 2020 Stanley Cup round robin games plus a win in the opening
2020 round robin game following a loss to Columbus in the 2019 First Round) and holds the NHL record for consecutive wins in the playoffs following a
loss, four more wins than the next highest mark of 11 set by Montreal from Apr. 11, 1985 to May 18, 1986.
TONIGHT’S STORYLINES
The Lightning have been shut out four times in franchise history in a series opener following their Game 1 loss at Toronto but have rallied to win two of
those previous three series: Tampa Bay lost 3-0 at Pittsburgh in Game 1 of a 2011 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal and won the series in seven games;
the Bolts were blanked 3-0 vs. Washington in Game 1 of a 2003 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal and won the series in six games…Tampa Bay is 10-8
all-time in a playoff series when losing Game 1 with wins in its last three such instances, all three coming during its back-to-back Stanley Cup
championships (lost Game 1 of 2020 Eastern Conference Semifinal vs. BOS, came back to win the series in five games; lost Game 1 of 2020 Stanley
Cup Final vs. DAL, came back to win the series in six games; lost Game 1 of 2021 Stanley Cup Semifinal vs. NYI, came back to win the series in seven
games)…The Lightning are 13-5 all-time in Game 2s when suffering a Game 1 loss, including an 8-3 mark under head coach Jon Cooper.
INJURIES
2021-22 Reg. Season Man Games Lost: 185
2022 Playoffs Man Games Lost: 0
Current injuries
None
TRANSACTIONS
Apr. 30 – Recalled F Riley Nash from AHL Syracuse
Apr. 15 – Re-signed G Brian Elliott to a one-year contract through the 2022-23 season
STAMMER TIME
Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos ranks fifth in Lightning franchise history for playoff scoring (72 pts.) and sixth for goals (32)…Stamkos needs one
goal to move past Tyler Johnson and tie Martin St. Louis for fifth place among the Bolts’ all-time leading playoff goal scorers.
TBL ALL-TIME LEADING PLAYOFF GOAL SCORERS

  1. Alex Killorn – 34 goals (112 GP)
  2. Martin St. Louis – 33 goals (63 GP)
    T-6. Steven Stamkos – 32 goals (95 GP)
    T-6. Tyler Johnson – 32 goals (116 GP)
  3. Vincent Lecavalier – 24 goals (63 GP)
    Stamkos set career highs for assists (64) and scoring (106 pts.) in the 2021-22 regular season and produced just the fifth 100-point season in Lightning
    history, joining Nikita Kucherov (2x), Martin St. Louis and Vincent Lecavalier as Bolts to register 100 points in a season…Stamkos scored 42 goals in
    2021-22, boosted by a hat trick in the regular season finale Apr. 29 at NYI, to record his franchise-most sixth season with 40+ goals…Stamkos paced the
    Tampa Bay Lightning: Media Notes
    Lightning for goals (T-9th in NHL), scoring (T-6th in NHL), power-play goals (T-3rd in NHL) and game-winning goals (T-1st in NHL) in the regular season
    ANDREI THE GIANT
    Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 28-of-33 shots in a loss Game 1 at TOR, his first defeat since Apr. 19 (27-of-31 saves in 4-3 loss vs.
    DET) after finishing the 2021-22 regular season on a four-game win streak…Vasilevskiy needs one win to record his 50th career playoff victory and
    become the 22nd goalie all-time in the NHL and fifth active goalie to reach the milestone…Since entering the NHL in 2014-15, Vasilevskiy has more
    playoff victories than any other NHL goalie by a sizable margin.
    NHL POSTSEASON WINS LEADERS SINCE 2015 PLAYOFFS
  4. Andrei Vasilevskiy – 49 wins (77 GS)
  5. Braden Holtby – 40 wins (75 GS)
  6. Marc-Andre Fleury – 38 wins (69 GS)
    HED OF THE CLASS
    Bolts defenseman Victor Hedman established career highs for goals (20), assists (65) and scoring (85) in the 2021-22 regular season and set franchise
    marks for assists and scoring by a defenseman…Hedman recorded just the second 20-goal season by a Lightning defenseman all-time, joining Dan
    Boyle, who netted 20 goals in 2006-07…Hedman paced all Lightning skaters for assists and ranked eighth among all NHL skaters in the regular
    season…Hedman posted an assist in the final eight games of the regular season (1-16–17 pts.) for the longest assist streak and also the longest point
    streak of his career…Hedman finished the regular season ranked third among NHL defensemen for scoring behind only Roman Josi (23-73–96 pts.) and
    Cale Makar (28-58–86 pts.)…Since entering the NHL in 2009-10, Hedman ranks first among all NHL defensemen for playoff scoring.
    NHL PLAYOFF DEFENSEMAN SCORING LEADERS SINCE 2010 PLAYOFFS
  7. Victor Hedman – 19-69–88 pts. (133 GP)
  8. Duncan Keith – 18-63–81 pts. (119 GP)
  9. Kris Letang – 18-54–72 pts. (104 GP)
    Hedman ranks 20th all-time in the NHL for playoff scoring among defensemen and can tie Sandis Ozolinsh (90 pts.) and Sergei Gonchar (90 pts.) for
    18th place with two more points and can tie Bobby Orr (94 pts.) for 17th place with four more points…Hedman ranks second all-time in the NHL for
    playoff scoring among Swedish defensemen and trails only Nicklas Lidstrom (54-129–183 pts. in 263 GP).
    PUTTING UP PALAT OF POINTS
    Lightning forward Ondrej Palat skated in his 116th career playoff game in Game 1 at TOR to pull into a tie with Tyler Johnson for the second-most
    playoff games played in franchise history and will take over sole possession of second place with his next game.
    TBL ALL-TIME PLAYOFF GAMES PLAYED LEADERS
  10. Victor Hedman – 133 games
    T-2. Ondrej Palat – 116 games
    T-2. Tyler Johnson – 116 games
  11. Nikita Kucherov – 114 games
    Palat skated in 77 games during the 2021-22 regular season, the second most in a season for his career and most since logging a career-high 81
    games during his rookie season in 2013-14…Palat scored 18 goals in 2021-22, the second most in a season for his career…Of Palat’s 18 goals, 15 were
    scored prior to Jan. 12.
    MAC TRUCK
    Bolts defenseman Ryan McDonagh has qualified for the playoffs every season in his 12-year career and leads the NHL for playoff games played since
    entering the League in 2010-11.
    NHL PLAYOFF GAMES PLAYED LEADERS SINCE 2011 PLAYOFFS
  12. Ryan McDonagh – 163 games played
  13. Carl Hagelin – 141 games played
    T-3. Victor Hedman – 133 games played
    T-3. Brad Marchand – 133 games played
    McDonagh blocked a team-high five shots in Game 1 at TOR and has now blocked 366 shots for his playoff career, ranking second all-time in the NHL.


    NHL PLAYOFF ALL-TIME BLOCKED SHOTS LEADERS
  14. Dan Girardi – 383 blocked shots (143 GP)
  15. Ryan McDonagh – 366 blocked shots (163 GP)
  16. Brooks Orpik – 349 blocked shots (156 GP)
    IN THE NIK OF TIME
    Tampa Bay forward Nikita Kucherov became the sixth different player in the NHL’s expansion era (since 1967-68) to lead the Stanley Cup Playoffs in
    points in consecutive years (outright or tied) after posting 8-24–32 pts. in the 2021 Playoffs, joining Wayne Gretzky, Guy Lafleur, Mario Lemieux, Rick
    MacLeish and Phil Esposito…Kucherov was just the third player to record 30-plus points in consecutive playoff years (7-27–34 pts. in 25 GP in 2020, 8-
    24–32 pts. in 23 GP in 2021), joining Mario Lemieux (1991-1992) and Wayne Gretzky (1983-1985 &1987-1988)…Kucherov’s combined 66 points over
    the 2020 and 2021 postseasons trailed only Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux for total points across two consecutive playoff years…Wayne Gretzky
    (60 from 1987-1988 and 52 from 1984-1985) is the only player to record more assists than Kucherov (51) across two postseasons.
    MILESTONES
    Ondrej Palat (9 career playoff GWGs) can pass Tyler Johnson and take sole possession of first place among TBL’s all-time playoff game-winning
    goal leaders with his next game-winning goal
    Pat Maroon will play in his 50th career playoff game with Tampa Bay his next game
    NOTEWORTHY
    The Lightning are 107-79 all-time in the postseason, their .575 playoff point percentage ranking fourth among all NHL franchises behind only Edmonton
    (.586), Montreal (.577) and Vegas (.576)…Of Tampa Bay’s top 10 all-time playoff scoring leaders, six players — Nikita Kucherov (1st – 127 pts.), Victor
    Hedman (2nd – 88 pts.), Ondrej Palat (T-3rd – 73 pts.), Brayden Point (T-3rd – 73 pts.), Steven Stamkos (5th – 72 pts.) and Alex Killorn (T-6th – 68
    pts.) — are on the current squad

YANKEES 3, BLUE JAYS 2

Postgame Notes for Monday, May 2, 2022
NEW YORK YANKEES (17-6) at TORONTO BLUE JAYS (15-9)
R H E LOB Win: Holmes (2-0)
NEW YORK 3 7 0 5 Loss: García (0-2)
TORONTO 2 9 1 6 Save: Green (1)
First Pitch: 7:07 pm One-Run Games: 9-3 Temperature: 20°C/68°F
Last Pitch: 10:01 pm Extra-Inning Games: 1-1 Wind: N/A
Game Time 2:54 Comeback Wins: 7 Attendance: 18,577
BLUE JAYS NOTES:

• Dropped to 15-9 overall this season and 9-5 at Rogers Centre…Have still won nine of their last 13
games…Slipped to 5-3 in series openers this year and 7-5 against the AL East…Are now 2-3 against New
York this season…Moved to 7-3 on the year when outhitting their opponent, and 9-3 in one-run games.
ROSS STRIPLING tossed 4.0 innings, giving up a pair of runs on five hits with no walks and three
strikeouts…The only damage came on a Gleyber Torres two-run homer in the 4th, the first home run
surrendered by Stripling this season…Has given up exactly five hits in each of his last three
outings…Marked the 10th time a Blue Jays starter has not issued a walk this season, tied with Tampa for the
most such instances in the Majors.
• BO BICHETTE drove in Toronto’s first run of the game with an RBI double in the 4th, his 3rd double of the
season, all of which have come against New York…Also singled in the 6th, finishing the game 2-for-4, his 6th
multi-hit game of the year.
GEORGE SPRINGER singled in the 1st and 4th innings, going 2-for-4 on the night…Marked his 9th multi-hit
game of the season…Has hit safely in four of five games against the Yankees this year, batting .364 (8-for22) with two doubles, a home run, and four RBI (.982 OPS).
• LOURDES GURRIEL JR. hit safely for a 5th straight game after a single in the bottom of the 8th…Has
notched at least one hit in 18 of 24 games this season.
• TYLER HEINEMAN extended his hitting streak to three games with a double in the 7th, part of a 1-for-3
effort…Has gone 4-for-11 (.364) across six games this season with a pair of doubles and an RBI (.909
OPS).
YANKEES NOTES:
• Extended their season-high winning streak to 10 games, the longest streak in the Majors this season…The
10-game win streak is tied for their 2nd longest since 2006, trailing only a 13-game streak from 8/14-
8/27/21…Moved to 17-6 overall on the season and 7-3 away from Yankee Stadium…Are now 9-5 against
divisional opponents this year, and 14-1 when hitting at least one home run.
JORDAN MONTGOMERY gave up two runs on six hits over 5.0 innings with no walks and five
strikeouts…Has allowed 3ER or fewer in every start this year, and in 29 of his 35 starts since the beginning
of 2021…Yankee starters have allowed 3ER or fewer in 22 of 23 starts this season, and no more than 2ER
in 18 of those starts.
GLEYBER TORRES opened the scoring with a two-run home run in the 4th, his 3rd longball of the year…Also drove in the go-ahead run in the top of the 9th with a two-out single…Finished the game 2-for-4
with 3 RBI, his 4th multi-hit game of the season.
• DJ LeMAHIEU singled and stole a base in the 3rd, part of a 1-for-4 night…Has reached base safely in 17 of his last 18 games, hitting .324 (23-for-71) with 12 runs, five doubles, a home run, and eight RBI in that span.
HOME RUNS # Outs Type Field Count Off Inning Score Before
Gleyber Torres 3 2 2R RCF 1-1 Stripling 4th 0-0
UPCOMING PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS: (All Times Eastern)
Tuesday, May 3 vs. New York Yankees, 7:07 pm…RHP Alek Manoah (4-0, 1.44) vs. RHP Jameson Taillon (1-1, 3.26)
Wednesday, May 4 vs. New York Yankees, 7:07 pm…LHP Yusei Kikuchi (0-1, 5.52) vs. LHP Nestor Cortes (1-0, 1.31)

MAPLE LEAFS 5, LIGHTNING 0

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (1-0) vs.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING (0-1)
MONDAY, MAY 2, 2022
1 2 3 FINAL
TAMPA BAY 0 0 – 0
TORONTO 1 3 1 5


SCORING NOTES

  • Jake Muzzin scored for Toronto at 18:19 of the first period. Muzzin scored his first goal of the
    playoffs and 10th goal of his NHL playoff career.
  • Auston Matthews scored on a Toronto power play opportunity at 6:18 of the second period. He
    scored his second goal of the game at 8:16 of the third period. Matthews recorded the second multi-goal game of his NHL postseason career. Matthews has scored 15 career playoff goals.
    Matthews also recorded the secondary assist on Marner’s goal. Matthews recorded his first assist of the playoffs and 12th assist of his NHL playoff career. With a three-point game, Matthews tied
    a single-game NHL playoff career-high which he has recorded on one other occasion during the Stanley Cup Playoffs (May 22, 2021 vs. MTL).
  • David Kämpf scored shorthanded for the Maple Leafs at 9:27 of the second period. Kämpf posted his first goal of the playoffs and second goal of his NHL playoff career. Kämpf’s first NHL career playoff goal was also scored shorthanded. Per NHL Stats, Kämpf became the eighth player to have each of his first two career playoff goals come shorthanded (since 1933-34).
  • Mitch Marner scored for Toronto at 16:39 of the second period. Marner recorded his first goal of
    the playoffs and sixth goal of his NHL playoff career. Marner also registered the primary assist on
    Matthews’ power play goal and the primary assist on Kämpf’s shorthanded goal. Marner has
    recorded 22 career playoff assists. With a three-point game, Marner tied his single-game NHL playoff career-high which he has marked on one other occasion (Aug. 7, 2020 at CBJ).
  • Ondřej Kaše recorded the primary assist on Muzzin’s goal and the primary assist on Matthews’
    second goal of the game. Kaše recorded the second multi-assist game of his NHL playoff career.
  • Ilya Mikheyev registered the secondary assist on Muzzin’s goal. Mikheyev recorded his first
    assist of the playoffs and the first point of his NHL playoff career.
  • John Tavares recorded the secondary assist on Matthews’ power play goal. Tavares posted his
    first assist of the playoffs and 16th assist of his NHL playoff career.
  • Morgan Rielly posted the primary assist on Matthews’ second goal of the game. Rielly recorded
    his first assist of the playoffs and 16th assist of his NHL playoff career.
    GOALTENDER NOTES
  • Jack Campbell stopped 24 of 24 shots in tonight’s win. Campbell recorded the second shutout of his
    NHL playoff career, with his first dating back to May 25, 2021 at MTL.
    SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
  • The Maple Leafs went 1-for-6 on the power play and 5-for-5 on the penalty kill tonight.
    OF NOTE…
  • Pierre Engvall was on the ice for a team-high 13 Toronto shot attempts-for at 5-on-5.
  • Pierre Engvall finished the game with a team-high 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 72.22 percent
    (13 for, 5 against).
    SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
    1st 2nd 3rd TOTAL
    TAMPA BAY 5 (2) 11 (6) 7 (6) 23 (14)
    TORONTO 8 (6) 11 (6) 12 (6) 31 (18)
    SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
    1st 2nd 3rd TOTAL
    TAMPA BAY 12 (9) 24 (13) 17 (15) 53 (36)
    TORONTO 16 (10) 19 (11) 18 (9) 53 (30)
    MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
    Shots 6 (Matthews)
    Shot Attempts 6 (Matthews, Engvall, Nylander)
    Face-off Wins 13 (Tavares)
    Face-off Win Percentage 100% (Blackwell – 1 won, 0 lost)
    Hits 6 (Muzzin)
    Blocked Shots 5 (Rielly, Giordano)
    Takeaways 3 (Matthews)
    TOI 22:47 (Brodie)
    Power Play TOI 9:24 (Tavares)
    Shorthanded TOI 7:23 (Kämpf)
    Shifts 31 (Brodie)
    5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage 72.22% (Engvall – 13 for, 5 against)
    UPCOMING GAMES:
    Wednesday, May 4, 7:30 pm, Toronto vs. Tampa Bay
    Friday, May 6, 7:30 pm, Toronto at Tampa Bay
    Sunday, May 8, 7:00 pm, Toronto at Tampa Bay
    Tuesday, May 10, TBD, Toronto vs. Tampa Bay*
    Thursday, May 12, TBD, Toronto at Tampa Bay*
    Saturday, May 14, TBD, Toronto vs. Tampa Bay*
    *if necessary

    POSTGAME QUOTES:
    HEAD COACH SHELDON KEEFE

    On tonight’s game and the team’s successful penalty kill:
    “…We had a lot of guys that were really good today, our team played really well. Our crowd was
    unbelievable tonight. I thought the crowd was the first star of the game, despite having a lot of guys that
    were good. I thought that they carried us through that five-minute kill. Our players played hard, they got
    life and we had some chances and the way that our crowd responded and then didn’t let up for the rest of
    the game from there. I always get asked questions down the stretch of the regular season about how
    important home ice was and I felt that it would be important, but I didn’t feel like it would be that important.
    It’s my first playoff game coaching the Leafs with a full building here and I certainly felt, and talking to
    some others who have been in the building and that have been through this, our crowd, you can feel the
    love for this team and the excitement for this team and I thought they were outstanding tonight and our
    team just didn’t look back.”
    AUSTON MATTHEWS
    On tonight’s game:
    “I thought we played fast. I thought we played through the contact, we played through a long five-minute
    penalty kill there. Our penalty kill was huge tonight, I think that brought us a lot of momentum. Soupy was
    incredible and we were able to capitalize on some chances so I thought it was a really good effort by us.
    A lot of really good things that we did tonight but it’s a series. It’s going to be a long series, it’s a really
    good team on the other end and they’re going to be ready next game. Have to watch this one, learn from
    it, obviously a really great win but we have to move on to the next one.”
    MITCH MARNER
    On tonight’s game:
    “Happy with the way we just performed. Didn’t let anything really bother us. Two big penalty kills right off
    the start but just from there I think the whole group settled in nicely. Felt like there wasn’t a whole lot
    going on five-on-five to be honest but other than that we played our game, we played with speed, we
    played with quickness and we got around the net.”
    JACK CAMPBELL
    On tonight’s win, earning a shutout:
    “I’m just really proud of the effort in front of me. Starting off the game with a couple huge kills and boys
    just played so hard. Obviously, they’re an amazing team over there, they aren’t going to be thrilled about
    the game one. But that’s what it is, it’s game one of the series and we really like the way we played but
    we have to refocus here.

PANTHERS 3, MAPLE LEAFS 2 (OT)

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (51-21-7 – 109 Points) at
FLORIDA PANTHERS (57-15-6 – 120 Points)
SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2022
1 2 3 OT FINAL
TORONTO 2 0 0 0 2
FLORIDA 0 2 0 1 3

SCORING NOTES

  • Mitch Marner scored for Toronto at 3:25 of the first period. Marner recorded his 35th goal of the season. Marner has recorded six points through his last six games (4G, 2A).
  • Justin Holl scored for the Maple Leafs at 17:20 of the first period. Holl posted his third goal of the season.
  • TJ Brodie posted the primary assist on Marner’s goal and the secondary assist on Holl’s goal. Brodie has registered 24 assists this season. Brodie posted his fourth multi-assist game of the season.
  • Morgan Rielly recorded the secondary assist on Marner’s goal. Rielly posted his 56th assist of the season.
  • David Kämpf recorded the primary assist on Holl’s goal. Kämpf posted his 15th assist of the season. Kämpf has registered three points (2G, 1A) through his last four games.
    GOALTENDER NOTES
  • Jack Campbell stopped 32 of 35 shots in tonight’s overtime loss.
    SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
  • The Maple Leafs were 0-for-2 on the power play and 1-for-2 on the penalty kill tonight.
    OF NOTE…
  • The Maple Leafs are 8-7 in overtime this season.
  • With his third goal of the season scored during tonight’s game, Justin Holl recorded a career-high in
    goals.
  • With his primary assist on Holl’s goal, David Kämpf tied a career-high in assists with his 15th of the
    season.
  • Mitch Marner was on the ice for a team-high 30 Toronto shot attempts-for at 5-on-5.
  • Michael Bunting finished the game with a team-high 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 100 percent
    (3 for, 0 against).
    SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
    1st 2nd 3rd OT TOTAL
    TORONTO 13 (11) 10 (7) 12 (12) 1 (0) 36 (30)
    FLORIDA 8 (7) 16 (12) 9 (9) 2 (0) 35 (28)
    SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
    1st 2nd 3rd OT TOTAL
    TORONTO 21 (19) 18 (12) 25 (25) 2 (0) 66 (56)
    FLORIDA 12 (11) 25 (21) 14 (14) 2 (0) 53 (46)
    ON THE ROAD AGAIN
  • The Maple Leafs are 22-13-5 on the road this season.
  • Toronto’s all-time record is 45-35-7-7 in 94 games against the Florida Panthers and 19-19-5-6 in 49
    games played in Florida.
  • Toronto is 31-12-4 against the Eastern Conference this season and 14-8-2 against the Atlantic
    Division this season.
    RECORD WHEN…
  • Toronto is 34-6-3 when scoring the first goal of the game.
  • The Maple Leafs are 28-3-3 when leading after one period and 38-1-4 when leading after two periods.
  • Toronto is 32-14-5 when outshooting their opponent.
  • The Maple Leafs are 13-7-3 in Saturday games and 7-4-2 in the first game of a back-to-back.
    MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
    Shots 7 (Matthews)
    Shot Attempts 14 (Matthews)
    Face-off Wins 14 (Matthews)
    Face-off Win Percentage 100% (Blackwell, Clifford – 1 won, 0 lost)
    Hits 3 (Holl, Clifford, Mikheyev)
    Blocked Shots 3 (Lyubushkin)
    Takeaways 3 (Matthews)
    TOI 22:40 (Brodie)
    Power Play TOI 2:34 (Tavares)
    Shorthanded TOI 1:13 (Marner)
    Shifts 29 (Brodie)
    5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage 100% (Bunting – 3 for, 0 against)
    UPCOMING GAMES:
    April 24 Leafs at Washington Capital One Arena 7:00 pm ET
    April 26 Leafs vs. Detroit Scotiabank Arena 7:00 pm ET
    April 29 Leafs vs. Boston Scotiabank Arena 7:00 pm ET
    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.
    For Maple Leafs notes, transcripts, audio clips and media guides, please visit MapleLeafs.com/pressbox.
    POSTGAME QUOTES:
    HEAD COACH SHELDON KEEFE
    On how the team responded from Thursday’s loss to Tampa Bay:
    “I thought our guys played hard tonight, easily could have won the game. I thought we won the first and
    third periods especially. I thought they won the second period not just in the scoring but they carried play
    and stuff like that but first and third period we had tons of opportunity. Against this team though, you have
    to score more than two. It’s real tough to win when you only get two against them and we had more than
    enough looks to have four or five, you don’t make them count and that team hangs around. That’s what
    they’ve been doing all season, they find ways to win.”
    AUSTON MATTHEWS
    On how he felt in his return to the lineup and on tonight’s game:
    “I didn’t feel too bad. I thought we created a lot, thought we had a lot of really good looks. Maybe bounces
    didn’t go our way tonight but all in all felt pretty solid. It’s a game of inches out there obviously and it’s a
    really good team on the other end and you know they’re never going to go away so really tight game and
    I thought we did a lot of good things but definitely would have liked to see us get that extra point.”
    On how the team responded from Thursday’s loss to Tampa Bay:
    “Much better effort. I thought we were a lot more competitive, physical. I thought we had much more of a
    purpose tonight and I think it showed but like I said dropping a point we definitely leave here with a little
    bit of a sour taste in your mouth but I definitely liked our effort much better than the other night.”
    MITCH MARNER
    On tonight’s game:
    “I thought we did good. I thought we did a pretty good job of limiting their chances off rushes. Still gave up
    too many opportunities around our net. For us I think it’s just hanging onto the puck a little bit more in the
    o-zone, trying to create more stuff in the o-zone, trying to hang onto it and not try and get into that rush
    game.”
    On Matthews’ return to the lineup:
    “He looked great. He was making a lot of great plays out there. Had a lot of great opportunities. I thought
    he was buzzing throughout the whole night.”
    JACK CAMPBELL
    On how the team responded from Thursday’s loss to Tampa Bay:
    “I thought the guys responded well. Florida is played incredibly well, obviously their record speaks for
    itself but I thought the guys came out and competed all night and faced some adversity and battled
    through it. Obviously wanted to come away with two points and just kind of miss timed that poke check
    but it is what it is and proud of the effort from the guys.”
    On Matthews’ return to the lineup:
    “Just loved seeing him out there with the guys competing. I know it meant a lot to him. He looks amazing
    so great to see him back out there.”

RAPTORS AT 76ERS GAME 1


• The Toronto Raptors begin the 2022 NBA Playoffs on Saturday night against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. The Raptors (48-34) won 14 of their last 18 games (Mar. 9 – Apr. 10) to finish in fifth
place in the East. Toronto has qualified for the postseason the eighth time in the last nine seasons.
• This series marks the third time Toronto and Philadelphia will meet in the playoffs. The previous two series oth went seven games. The 76ers edged out Toronto in second round in 2001, while the Raptors prevailed in the Eastern Conference Semifinals in 2019 en route to the franchise’s first NBA title. Four players remain from Toronto’s 2019 roster – OG Anunoby, Chris Boucher, Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet.
The Sixers have three players left from the 2019 series – Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris and Furkan Korkmaz.
• Toronto won three of four games against Philadelphia this season. Pascal Siakam averaged a team-high
30.3 points and shot .507 (35-69) from the field in three games vs. the Sixers this year. He recorded his
third career triple-double in the most recent meeting (Apr. 7) with 37 point, 11 rebound and 12 assists. In
four games this year, Toronto has outrebounded Philadelphia 187-158 (+29), including 57-28 on the offensive glass (+29). Reserve Chris Boucher has led the attack on the boards averaging 10.5 rebounds.
• The Raptors ranked first in the NBA in deflections (17.6) and second in steals (9.0) this season. The backcourt duo of Gary Trent Jr. (1.74) and Fred VanVleet (1.71) ranked third and fifth, respectively, in steals.
They both also ranked in the top-five in total deflections.
• Pascal Siakam averaged 22.8 points, and career bests of 8.5 rebounds and 5.3 assists, in 68 games this
season. Siakam was one of just five players in the NBA to average at least 22.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and
5.0 assists, along with Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, LeBron James and Nikola Jokic.
• Pascal Siakam recorded a career-best 30 double-doubles this year. He joined Chris Bosh (five times),
Antonio Davis (twice), Donyell Marshall and Damon Stoudamire (twice) as the only Raptors to have 30 or
more double-doubles in a single season.
• Rookie Scottie Barnes was the only NBA rookie this season – and first in franchise history – to record
1000+ points, 500+ rebounds and 250+ assists. Only three other rookies have totaled 1000/500/250 in last
20 years – Luka Doncic (2018-19), Ben Simmons (2017-18) and Blake Griffin (2010-11).
• Toronto ranked second in the NBA in both offensive rebounds (13.4) and second chance points (16.5) this
season. The Raptors had five different players collected more than 100 offensive rebounds: Scottie
Barnes (195), Chris Boucher (179), Precious Achiuwa (146), Pascal Siakam (128) and Khem Birch
(122). Barnes led all rookie in offensive rebounds, while Boucher topped all reserves in the NBA with 155.
Fred VanVleet earned his first All-Star selection, becoming the first undrafted All-Star since Ben Wallace
in 2006. VanVleet averaged career highs of 20.3 points, 6.7 assists and 4.4 rebounds in 65 games. The
Raptors were 7-1 this year when he scored 30 or more points.
PROBABLE STARTERS
F – OG ANUNOBY #3
• Averaged a career-high 17.1 points and shot .363 (115-317) from three-point range in 48 games this season.
• Scored 20+ points in 19 games; something he did 13 times in 43 games last season.
• Missed three-of-four meetings against the Sixers this year.
F – SCOTTIE BARNES #4
• Was the only rookie to rank in the top-five in points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks and minutes.
• Scored 20+ points in 17 games this season – the most by a Raptors rookie since Vince Carter (23) in 1998-99.
• Led the Raptors with a franchise rookie record 195 offensive rebounds (15th in the NBA).
C – PASCAL SIAKAM #43
• Recorded a career-high 30 double-doubles – the most by a Raptor since Chris Bosh (49) in 2009-10.
• Ranked 15th in the NBA in scoring; Toronto was 12-2 when he scored 30+ points.
• First player in franchise history to averaged 22+ points, 8+ rebounds and 5+ assists for an entire season.
G – GARY TRENT JR. #33
• Ranked third in the NBA in steals per game, fifth in total deflections (237) and 17th in three-pointers made (209).
• Matched his career high with five steals six times (last: Feb. 28 at Brooklyn).
• Scored 30+ points in five straight games (Jan. 25 – Feb. 1), tying the franchise record set by DeMar DeRozan.
G – FRED VANVLEET #23
• Was the first undrafted player to be named an All-Star since Ben Wallace in 2006.
• Ranked sixth in the NBA in steals per game, second in total deflections (254) and third in threes (240).
• Set the single-season franchise record for made three-pointers.

IES RECAP VS. PHILADELPHIA
OVERALL HOME ROAD

2021-22 3-1 1-1 2-0
ALL-TIME 61-42 33-18 28-24
STREAKS Won 2 Won 1 Won 2
PLAYOFFS 7-7 5-2 2-5
LAST WIN: Apr. 7, 2022 (119-114)
LAST ROAD WIN: Mar. 20, 2022 (93-88)
LARGEST MARGIN OF VICTORY: +36 (May. 7, 2019)
LARGEST MARGIN OF DEFEAT: -35 (Jan. 7, 2012)
SERIES SCHEDULE
DATE LOCATION TIME TV / RADIO

  1. Apr. 16 Wells Fargo Center 6 p.m. ESPN, TSN / Sportsnet 590
  2. Apr. 18 Wells Fargo Center 7:30 p.m. TNT, TSN / Sportsnet 590
  3. Apr. 20 Scotiabank Arena 8 p.m. NBA TV, Sportsnet / TSN 1050
  4. Apr. 23 Scotiabank Arena 2 p.m. TNT, Sportsnet / TSN 1050
  5. Apr. 25 Wells Fargo Center TBD Sportsnet / TSN 1050
  6. Apr. 28 Scotiabank Arena TBD TSN / Sportsnet 590
  7. Apr. 30 Wells Fargo Center TBD TNT, Sportsnet / TSN 1050

SERIES RECAP VS. PHILADELPHIA
GAME 80 – APRIL 7, 2022
TORONTO 119, PHILADELPHIA 114
TORONTO — Pascal Siakam had 37 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his
third career triple-double, Gary Trent Jr. scored 30 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 119-114 … Siakam shot 14 for 28, going 1 for 7
from 3-point range … He made 8 of 10 free throws … Precious Achiuwa scored
20 points and made a career-high five 3-pointers, and Scottie Barnes had 13
points and 10 rebounds … Joel Embiid had 30 points and 10 rebounds, and
James Harden had 13 points and 15 assists for the 76ers … Tyrese Maxey
scored 22 points, and Danny Green shot 6 for 7 from 3-point range and scored
18 points for Philadelphia … The 76ers trailed 106-102 after Green connected
from 3 with 3:31 remaining in the fourth quarter, but Trent scored five points as
Toronto answered with a 9-5 run … A steal by Siakam led to a driving dunk for
Barnes with 1:30 left, putting the Raptors up 115-107 … Philadelphia led 60-56
at the intermission … Siakam scored 15 points in the third and Trent added nine
to give the Raptors an 87-85 lead after three quarters.
1 2 3 4 TOT
PHILADELPHIA 33 27 25 29 114
TORONTO 26 30 31 32 119
GAME 71 – MARCH 20, 2022
TORONTO 93, PHILADELPHIA 88
PHILADELPHIA — Pascal Siakam had 26 points and 10 rebounds, and Precious Achiuwa scored 21 points to lead Toronto to a 93-88 win over Philadelphia … Chris Boucher had 12 points and 14 rebounds to help the Raptors extend
their road winning streak to six … James Harden missed two free throws with
the Sixers down 87-86 and missed a driving layup with 59 seconds left and the
Sixers down 89-86 … The Sixers had the ball with 37.3 seconds left and Joel
Embiid lost the ball for a costly turnover … Scottie Barnes missed two free
throws that kept Toronto’s lead at 90-88 with 7.1 seconds left … Harden,
though, missed again when he was whistled for an offensive foul against Boucher on a drive down the lane that crushed the Sixers’ comeback bid … The
Raptors had a whopping 20 offensive rebounds and held an overall 56-40 edge
on the glass … Embiid had 21 points and 13 rebounds for Philadelphia … He
shot only 6 of 20 overall from the floor and missed all three 3-pointers … Tyrese
Maxey scored 19 points and Harden had 17.
1 2 3 4 TOT
TORONTO 27 30 12 24 93
PHILADELPHIA 37 17 20 14 88
GAME 31 – DECEMBER 28, 2021
PHILADELPHIA 114, TORONTO 109
TORONTO — Tobias Harris had 19 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists for his
first career triple-double, Joel Embiid finished with 36 points and 11 rebounds,
and the Philadelphia 76ers hung on to beat the Toronto Raptors 114-109 …
Chris Boucher scored a season-high 28 points and matched his career high
with 19 rebounds … Siakam scored 28 points while Trent had 19 … After Toronto took a 78-76 lead on Svi Mykhailiuk’s 3-pointer with 2:02 left in the third,
the 76ers responded with a 19-5 run, including a 10-2 spurt to begin the fourth
… The Raptors battled back, and Trent hit a 3-pointer with 1:41 remaining to
put Toronto up 107-106 … But Harris was fouled after grabbing the rebound on
Trent’s miss with 21 seconds left, and made two more from the line to put the
Sixers up 112-109 … Toronto missed a chance to take a tying shot when Trent
turned the ball over with six seconds left.
1 2 3 4 TOT
PHILADELPHIA 27 28 30 29 114
TORONTO 24 24 33 28 109
GAME 13 – NOVEMBER 11, 2021
TORONTO 115, PHILADELPHIA 109
PHILADELPHIA — Gary Trent Jr. and Fred VanVleet hit back-to-back 3-
pointers over the final 1:10 to lift the Raptors past the Philadelphia 76ers, 115-
109 … VanVleet hit six 3s and scored 32 points, and Trent added 20 … The
Sixers have lost three straight games … Tyrese Maxey scored 33 points for
Philadelphia … Andre Drummond had put the Sixers ahead 109-107 with 1:44
left and then followed with a blocked shot on the next possession … Trent,
though, hit the 3 with 1:10 left that put the Raptors ahead … The Raptors led
most of the fourth quarter until the Sixers went on a late run … Shake Milton hit
a 3 and his baseline drive cut it to 92-89 before Tobias Harris scored to bring
the Sixers within one … VanVleet and Svi Mykhailiuk, though, each buried 3-
pointers that stretched the lead and OG Anunoby dunked off a turnover …
Anunoby then hit a 3, one of 14 for the Raptors …Anunoby also scored 20
points … Toronto trailed 57-52 at halftime.
1 2 3 4 TOT
TORONTO 27 25 29 34 115
PHILADELPHIA 30 27 21 31 10

BLUE JAYS 4, ATHLETICS 1

Postgame Notes for Friday, April 15, 2022
OAKLAND ATHLETICS (4-4) at TORONTO BLUE JAYS (5-3)
R H E LOB Win: Cimber (3-0)
OAKLAND 1 6 0 5 Loss: Jefferies (0-1)
TORONTO 4 11 0 10 Save: Romano (5)
First Pitch: 7:08 pm One-Run Games: 1-0 Temperature: 20°C/68°F
Last Pitch: 10:08 pm Extra-Inning Games: 0-0 Wind: N/A
Game Time 3:00 Comeback Wins: 2 Attendance: 35,415
BLUE JAYS NOTES:

• Improved to 5-3 on the season and 3-1 at home…Extended their winning streak over the Athletics to six
games, dating back to last season…Have gone 12-2 against Oakland since the start of 2019…Are now 28-
12 since returning to Rogers Centre on 7/30/20…Blue Jay batters combined to notch a season-high 11 hits
while striking out a season-low five times.
• ROSS STRIPLING surrendered just two hits over 4.0 shutout innings in his first start (3rd appearance) of the
year, striking out three batters while walking none…In his first start of every season, Stripling has combined
to fashion a 2.38 ERA (9 ER/34.0 IP).
VLADIMIR GUERRERO JR. opened the scoring with his MLB-leading 5th home run of the season, a solo
shot in the bottom of the 1st…Tied Carlos Delgado (1994, 2001) and Vernon Wells (2010) for the most
homers in the team’s first eight games of a season…Also singled in the 3rd and was intentionally walked in
the 7th, finishing the game 2-for-3, his 4th multi-hit game of the season.
• LOURDES GURRIEL JR. singled, doubled, and walked, going 2-for-3 on the night with an RBI…Was his
first multi-hit game of the year…Has hit safely in six of eight games this season.
SANTIAGO ESPINAL plated a run with a double in the 2nd inning, his 3rd RBI double of the
season…Snapped a 0-for-10 hitless streak…Was intentionally walked in the 6th for the first time in his
career.
RAIMEL TAPIA singled in the 2nd and 4th innings, finishing the night 2-for-2…Marked his first multi-hit game
as a Blue Jay.
ZACK COLLINS notched his first hit in a Toronto uniform, doubling to the right field corner in the bottom of
the 4th inning…Drove in a run with a single in the 6th, marking his first multi-hit effort of the season.
JORDAN ROMANO pitched a scoreless 9th inning (2K) to pick up his MLB-leading 5th save of the
season…Has converted 28 consecutive save opportunities, dating back to last season, the longest
streak in franchise history (Tom Henke – 25 in 1991) and currently the longest active streak in the
Majors…Joined Duane Ward (1993) as the only players in club history to pick up five saves in the first eight
team games of a season.
ADAM CIMBER tossed 1.2 scoreless innings, giving up a hit while striking out three batters and walking
none…Earned his MLB-leading 3rd win of the season, matching his win total from last year…The three
wins tied him with Casey Janssen (2010) and Bill Caudill (1985) for the most by a Toronto pitcher in the
team’s first eight games of a season.
ATHLETICS NOTES:
• Slipped to an even 4-4 on the year, losing for the sixth straight time to the Blue Jays, dating back to last
season…Scored a season-low one run on six hits.
• DAULTON JEFFERIES made his 4th career MLB start, giving up two runs on seven hits over 4.1 innings
with a walk and a pair of strikeouts…Tossed 63 pitches while tying a career-high with 45 strikes.
KEVIN SMITH doubled in the 3rd and singled in the 5th, going 2-for-3 on the night…Marked his first career
multi-hit effort in his 26th career big league game…Made his MLB debut for the Blue Jays on 8/18/21 at
WAS before being dealt to the A’s in a package for Matt Chapman last month.
CHAD PINDER drove in Oakland’s first run of the game with a pinch-hit single in the 6th inning…Now batting
.295 (49-for-166) with 10 home runs and 25 RBI in 55 career April games, his highest batting average of any
month.
HOME RUNS # Outs Type Field Count Off Inning Score Before
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 5 2 1R RCF 2-2 Jefferies 1st 0-0
UPCOMING PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS: (All Times Eastern)
Saturday, April 16 vs. Oakland Athletics, 3:07 pm…LHP Hyun Jin Ryu (0-0, 16.20) vs. RHP Paul Blackburn (1-0, 0.00)
Sunday, April 17 vs. Oakland Athletics, 1:37 pm…RHP Alek Manoah (1-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Adam Oller (0-0, 33

YANKEES 3, BLUE JAYS 0

MLB

POSTGAME NOTES
NEW YORK YANKEES (4-3) vs. TORONTO BLUE JAYS (4-3)
THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2022
R H E LOB SERIES
TORONTO BLUE JAYS 0 5 1 11 2
NEW YORK YANKEES 3 8 1 5 2
The game was delayed 1 hour and 30 minutes at the start due to rain

STARTING TIME: 8:35 p.m. TIME OF GAME: 3:06
GAME-TIME TEMPERATURE: 62 degrees ATTENDANCE: 37,255
WINNING PITCHER: Luis Severino (1-0) PITCH COUNTS (Total Pitches/Strikes):

LOSING PITCHER: Kevin Gausman (0-1) Yankees: Luis Severino (83/56)
SAVE: Michael King (1) Blue Jays: Kevin Gausman (83/67)
HOME RUNS (2022 TOTAL / INNING / RUNNERS ON BASE / OUTS / COUNT / PITCHER / SCORE AFTER HR)
YANKEES Blue Jays
None None
NEW YORK YANKEES NOTES
• The Yankees went 4-3 on their season-opening seven-game homestand…embark on their first road trip, with stops in Baltimore (3G from Fri.-Sun.) and
Detroit (3G from 4/19-21).
• Six of the Yankees’seven games have been decided by 3R-or-fewer.
• Play their first 10 games of the season against the AL East (4-3 thus far).
• Yankees pitchers recorded their second shutout of the season and series…have recorded 15 shutouts since the beginning of 2021, tied with Toronto for the
most in the AL in that span and tied for the sixth-most in the Majors in that span, trailing only Milwaukee (19), Atlanta (18), Los Angeles-NL (18 entering today),
San Francisco (18) and St. Louis (16).
• Have posted a 2.49 ERA (65.0IP, 18ER) and 69K in seven games this season…have held opponents to a .197 BA (47-for-238).
• Their 2.49 ERA is their third-lowest ERA through the club’s first seven games of a season in the last 46 years since 1977 (2.10 ERA in first 7G in 1999
and 2.18 ERA in first 7G in 2002).
• Have held opponents to a .107/.175/.179 (6-for-56) slash line with 1 double, 1HR, 9RBI, 3BB/1IBB and 1HP with RISP.
• RHP Luis Severino (5.0IP, 2H, 0R, 2BB, 6K, 1HP) started and earned the win…marked his first win since 9/22/19 vs. Toronto.
• Recorded his 13th career scoreless start and first since 9/22/19 vs. Toronto (0R in 5.0IP).
• In 15 career games (12 starts) vs. Toronto, is 6-3 with a 3.43 ERA (65.2IP, 25ER) and 73K.
• Struck our Vlad Guerrero Jr. three times…according to the YES Network, Severino was the first pitcher to ever strike out Guerrero Jr. three times.
• SS Isiah Kiner-Falefa (3-for-4, 2R, 1 double) picked up his first multi-hit game of the season…picked up 3H after going 1-for-17 in his first five games,
• C Jose Trevino (2-for-3, 2RBI, 1SB) hit RBI singles in the third and fifth innings.
• Stole his second career base in the fifth inning (also 7/28/21 vs. Arizona w/ Texas)…was the first Yankees catcher to steal a base since Austin Romine on
7/20/19 vs. Colorado.
• RF Giancarlo Stanton (1-for-4, 1RBI) hit a single in the sixth inning that had an exit velocity of 116.6 mph, the fourth-hardest hit in the Majors this
season…owns three of the top five hardest hits this season
• Has 6RBI in seven games this season.
• 2B DJ LeMahieu (1-for-4) is a career .343 (70-for-204) batter with 35R, 16 doubles, 1 triple, 9HR, 28RBI and 20BB in 52G vs. the Blue Jays…is his second-highest
BA (min. 10G) against any opponent in his career (Washington – .350BA in 41G)…in 49 games vs. Toronto as a Yankee, has hit .349 (68-for-195) with 35R, 15
doubles, 1 triple, 9HR, 28RBI, 20BB and 2HP…owns the highest BA by any Yankee (min. 100PA) against the Blue Jays (next: Oscar Gamble, .331, 48-for-145).
• CF/RF Aaron Judge (1-for-4, 1R, 1 double) has reached base safely in each of the Yankees’ first seven games and each of his last 11 games dating back to
9/30/21…is batting .310/.383/.595 (13-for-42) with 6R, 3 doubles, 3HR, 4RBI and 5BB over that 11-game on-base streak.
• RHP Michael King (1.0IP, 1K) earned his first career save…entered the game with no outs and the bases loaded and stranded all three runners.
• Yankees relievers tossed 4.0 scoreless innings tonight…have posted a 1.30 ERA (34.2IP, 5ER) and 34K in the Yankees’ first seven games…have tossed at least
4.0IP and allowed 1ER-or-fewer in six of seven games this season.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS NOTES
• The Blue Jays split their four-game set vs. the Yankees (2-2)…are 4-3 to begin the season…will return home for a three-game set vs. Oakland this
weekend (4/15-17) before embarking on a six-game road trip to Boston (4/19-21) and Houston (4/22-24).
• Are still 7-5 in their last 11 games vs. the Yankees (since 9/6/21) and 15-10 in their last 25 games (since 9/23/20).
• RHP Kevin Gausman (5.2IP, 6H, 2ER, 0BB, 9K, 1BK) made his second start of the season and recorded the loss…allowed both runs on RBI singles from
Jose Trevino in the third and fifth innings.
• Has allowed 1BB-or-fewer in 11 straight starts dating back to 8/16/21 at Oakland with San Francisco…is the longest active streak in the Majors by
a “non-opener.”
• Marked his first appearance vs. the Yankees since 6/2/18 with Baltimore…in 25 career games (19) starts vs. the club, is 7-7 with a 3.74 ERA
(118.0IP, 49ER) and 106K.
-continued-
• SS Bo Bichette (1-for-5, 1 double) hit a double in the first inning…has hit safely in five of seven games to begin the year…three of his seven hits this
season have gone for extra bases (2 doubles, 1HR).
• In 37 career games vs. the Yankees, is batting .311/.350/.589 (47-for-151) with 24R, 12 doubles, 10HR, 30RBI, 10BB and 4SB.
• C Alejandro Kirk (2-for-3, 1BB) reached base a season-high three times.
• 1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (0-for-4) struck out a career-high four times…according to ESPN Stats & Info, is the first player to follow up a 3HR game
(3HR on 4/14) with a four strikeout game since Major League Baseball began tracking batting strikeouts (1910 in NL, 1913 in AL).
UPCOMING PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS
Date Opponent Probable Pitchers Time-ET TV
Fri., 4/15 at Baltimore LHP Jordan Montgomery (0-0, 8.10) vs. RHP Jordan Lyles (0-1, 9.00) 7:05 p.m. YES
Sat., 4/16 at Baltimore RHP Jameson Taillon (0-1, 3.60) vs. RHP Tyler Wells (0-1, 21.60) 7:05 p.m. YES
Sun., 4/17 at Baltimore LHP Nestor Cortes (0-0, 0.00) vs. LHP Bruce Zimmermann (0-0, 0.00) 1:05 p.m. YES/MLBN
On the Radio: All games carried by WFAN-AM 660/101.9FM and the Yankees Radio Network; Spanish on WADO 1280-AM and YES Network in SA

MAPLE LEAFS 4, STARS 3 (OT)

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (46-19-6 – 98 Points) at
DALLAS STARS (40-26-4 – 84 Points)
THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2022
1 2 3 OT FINAL
TORONTO 1 1 1 1 4
DALLAS 1 0 2 0 3
SCORING NOTES

  • William Nylander scored for the Maple Leafs at 7:28 of the first period. Nylander recorded his 28th
    goal of the season. Nylander also recorded the primary assist on Matthews’ overtime goal. Nylander
    posted his 40th assist of the season. Nylander is currently on a five-game assist and point streak
    where he has posted nine points (4G, 5A).
  • Auston Matthews scored on a Toronto power play opportunity at 18:58 of the second period.
    Matthews also scored the overtime winning goal for the Maple Leafs at 2:10 of extra time. Matthews
    has posted 56 goals this season. Matthews has posted 29 points (19G, 10A) through his last 15
    games played.
  • Morgan Rielly scored for Toronto at 10:36 of the third period. Rielly recorded his 10th goal of the
    season.
  • Ilya Mikheyev recorded the primary assist on Nylander’s goal. Mikheyev posted his eighth assist of
    the season.
  • Justin Holl registered the secondary assist on Nylander’s goal. Holl posted his 16th assist of the
    season.
  • Mark Giordano posted the primary assist on Matthews’ first goal of the game. Giordano recorded his
    20th assist of the season.
  • John Tavares registered the secondary assist on Matthews’ first goal of the game. Tavares recorded
    his 43rd assist of the season.
  • Mitch Marner posted the primary assist on Rielly’s goal. Marner recorded his 58th assist of the
    season. Marner is currently on a 12-game point streak where he has posted 27 points (8G, 19A).
  • Michael Bunting registered the secondary assist on Rielly’s goal. Bunting recorded his 36th assist of
    the season.
  • TJ Brodie recorded the secondary assist on Matthews’ overtime goal. Brodie posted his 20th assist
    of the season.
    GOALTENDER NOTES
  • Jack Campbell stopped 15 of 18 shots in tonight’s overtime win.
    SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
  • The Maple Leafs were 1-for-3 on the power play and 2-for-2 on the penalty kill tonight.
    OF NOTE…
  • With his 55th goal of the season scored on a power play opportunity at 18:58 of the second period,
    Auston Matthews set the new franchise record for most goals scored during a single season.
  • With his game-winning goal scored at 2:10 of overtime, Auston Matthews claimed sole possession
    of fifth most game-winning goals in franchise history (44).
  • Per NHL Stats, Auston Matthews recorded his 52nd career multi-goal game, passing Pat
    LaFontaine (51) for the most by a U.S.-born player before age 25.
  • Auston Matthews recorded 12 shots during tonight’s game marking a single-game career-high.
    Matthews tied the third-best shot total recorded during a game in Maple Leafs franchise history, a
    total that has been marked by five other players including Wendel Clark (11/04/1991 vs. SJS), Sergio
    Momesso (10/17/1995 vs. SJS), Phil Kessel (11/23/2009 vs. NYI), Darryl Sittler 02/13/1974 vs. PHI)
    and Nazem Kadri (02/10/2019 at NYR) – according to NHL records, Most Shots on Goal, Game
    (Since 1959-60).
  • With his 28th road goal of the season scored tonight, Auston Matthews set a new franchise record
    for the most road goals in a single season, surpassing Rick Vaive who previously set the record with
    27 (1981-82).
  • With his assist on Matthews’ game-winning goal, William Nylander posted the 200th assist of his
    NHL career.
  • With his primary assist on Nylander’s goal, Ilya Mikheyev tied an NHL career-high with his 23rd point
    of the season.
  • Mitch Marner recorded a single-game career-high six hits during tonight’s game.
  • Auston Matthews skated in his 400th career NHL game.
  • Ilya Lyubushkin skated in his 200th career NHL game.
  • Jake Muzzin was on the ice for a team-high 22 Toronto shot attempts-for at 5-on-5.
  • Auston Matthews finished the game with a team-high 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 73.68
    percent (14 for, 5 against).
  • The Maple Leafs are 7-6 in overtime this season.
    SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
    1st 2nd 3rd OT TOTAL
    TORONTO 15 (11) 17 (12) 6 (4) 3 (0) 41 (27)
    DALLAS 7 (5) 4 (4) 6 (5) 1 (0) 18 (14)
    SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
    1st 2nd 3rd OT TOTAL
    TORONTO 24 (20) 27 (20) 10 (8) 3 (0) 64 (48)
    DALLAS 18 (15) 9 (9) 14 (12) 2 (0) 43 (36)
    ON THE ROAD AGAIN
  • The Maple Leafs are 21-12-4 on the road this season.
  • Toronto’s all-time record is 99-92-28-1 in 220 games against the Dallas Stars and 43-53-11-1 in 108
    games played in Dallas.
  • Toronto is 20-9-3 against the Western Conference this season and 9-4-3 against the Central Division
    this season.
    RECORD WHEN…
  • Toronto is 31-6-2 when scoring the first goal of the game.
  • The Maple Leafs are 15-7-1 when tied after one period and 34-1-3 when leading after two periods.
  • Toronto is 28-13-4 when outshooting their opponent.
  • The Maple Leafs are 7-3-1 in Thursday games.
    MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
    Shots 12 (Matthews)
    Shot Attempts 13 (Matthews)
    Face-off Wins 10 (Matthews)
    Face-off Win Percentage 100% (Kerfoot, Bunting – 1 won, 0 lost)
    Hits 6 (Marner)
    Blocked Shots 3 (Giordano)
    Takeaways 1 (Matthews, Lyubushkin, Tavares)
    TOI 24:09 (Marner)
    Power Play TOI 3:56 (Marner, Matthews, Nylander, Tavares)
    Shorthanded TOI 2:22 (Brodie)
    Shifts 28 (Brodie)
    5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage 73.68% (Matthews – 14 for, 5 against)
    UPCOMING GAMES:
    April 9 Leafs vs. Montreal Scotiabank Arena 7:00 pm ET
    April 12 Leafs vs. Buffalo Scotiabank Arena 7:00 pm ET
    April 14 Leafs vs. Capitals Scotiabank Arena 7:00 pm ET
    April 16 Leafs at Ottawa Canadian Tire Centre 7:00 pm ET
    April 17 Leafs vs. NY Islanders Scotiabank Arena 7:30 pm ET
    April 19 Leafs vs. Philadelphia Scotiabank Arena 7:00 pm ET
    POSTGAME QUOTES:
    HEAD COACH SHELDON KEEFE
    On Matthews’ 55th goal of the season, breaking the franchise record for most goals scored in a
    season
    :
    “Yeah, this is Auston’s night tonight. It’s much deserved and to finish it with an exclamation point. I think
    you write it like that. It’s pretty good.”
    On what he said to Matthews after scoring the goal:
    “Just congratulated him. I just told him it’s a great accomplishment. The Leafs organization has been
    around for a long time. A lot of great players. It’s pretty special for him to be at the top of that list.”
    AUSTON MATTHEWS
    On scoring his 55th goal of the season, breaking the franchise record for most goals scored in a
    season:
    “It felt good. A lot of emotions running through your mind and body when you see the puck go in so I don’t
    really know what else to say but it’s definitely exciting and a really fun moment.”
    More on breaking the record:
    “I just saw the puck go in and I was just so excited honestly, there’s not really that much else to it. Gio
    made a really nice pass and he put it right in my wheelhouse, so I just tried to attack the puck and I was
    able to sneak it in. There was a lot of stuff going through my mind I guess.”
    MORGAN RIELLY
    On Matthews breaking the franchise record for most goals scored in a season:
    “We’re incredibly happy for Auston. He’s a great person, the way he lives his life, the way that he leads
    and the teammate that he is and how humble he is even though these accomplishments keep coming his
    way. You couldn’t be happier for a guy like that. He works extremely hard, he deserves it and he’s not
    done yet so it’s been cool to watch.”
    On what impresses him the most about Auston:
    “Well I think just how he plays every night. It’s always the same, he shows up and plays hard. He’s a dog
    on the puck and when he gets chances it often ends up going in the net. He’s a pretty unique player and
    like I said for all the things he’s accomplished at this point in his career, for him to be the type of person
    he is and how humble he is it is truly the most impressive part.”
    MITCH MARNER
    On Matthews breaking Rick Vaive’s franchise record of most goals in a single season:
    “It’s amazing, it’s very impressive. It’s a hard thing to score a lot of goals in this league and he’s made it
    look really easy, especially over the last couple games and really couple years. It’s been a lot of fun to
    watch and be on the ice for a lot of those and help him achieve that goal. He puts in a lot of work in the
    summer to make sure he keeps getting better and better and it’s coming out to show every single night.”
    MARK GIORDANO
    On assisting on Matthews record breaking 55th goal of the season:
    “It was pretty cool to be part of that tonight and for Matthews to get the winner like that, it felt right so it
    was a cool game to be a part of.”
    On the sequence leading to the goal:
    “We had a lot of looks on the powerplay, we sort of had them hemmed in there and any time you get a
    rebound or a second look you know the goalie is sort of moving around and you’re hoping to get one of
    those lanes open for those seams so that you get him moving and it was obviously a great shot. I just laid
    it there for him and he just pounded it.”

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HEAT 114, RAPTORS 109

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FINAL SCORE: MIAMI HEAT 114, TORONTO RAPTORS 109

DATE: SUNDAY APRIL 3, 2022 ATTENDACE: 19,800 (Sellout)

 FINAL SCORERECORDHIGH POINTSHIGH REBOUNDSHIGH ASSISTS
Miami11451-28Strus – 23Adebayo/Herro – 9Lowry – 10
Toronto10945-33Siakam/VanVleet – 29Siakam – 8VanVleet – 7
KEY RUN

Tied at 93 with 5:38 remaining in the fourth quarter, the Heat went on a 14-4 run to push its lead to 107-97 with 2:22 left in the game … Miami led for the rest of the contest.

KEY STAT

Miami shot .474 (18-38) from beyond the arc, including 75 percent (6-8) in the final quarter … The Heat improve to 27-2 when shooting 40 percent from three-point range.

RAPTORS NOTES:

  • With the loss, Toronto falls to 45-33 this season and 21-17 at home … The Raptors continue a four-game homestand (Apr. 3-8) Tuesday vs. Philadelphia.
  • Fred VanVleet finished with 29 points, a team-high seven assists and three steals in 41 minutes … VanVleet connected on four three-point field goals tonight and has now set a single-season franchise record with 240 three-pointers this year.
  • Pascal Siakam recorded 29 points, eight rebounds and five assists in 43 minutes … Siakam has now scored 20+ points in 14 of the last 17 games (Mar. 3 – Apr. 3), averaging 26.0 points and shooting .525 (168-320) during this stretch … Siakam has tallied 20+ points, 5+ rebounds and 5+ assists in a single-season franchise record 25 games this year.
  • Scottie Barnes scored 19 points and added seven rebounds in 35 minutes … Barnes has tallied 15+ points in 39 games this season, ranking second All-time among Raptors rookies behind only Damon Stoudamire (52) during the 1995-96 season.

HEAT NOTES:

  • With the win, Miami improves to 51-28, including 24-16 on the road … The Heat have now won four consecutive games (Mar. 28 – April 3) for the first time since Feb. 17-28, 2021 … Miami will return home to play Charlotte Tuesday night.
  • Max Strus scored a team-high 23 points and went seven-for-nine from three-point range tonight … Strus has scored 20+ points 10 times in his career, including in eight games this season.
  • Victor Oladipo recorded a season-best 21 points, including a career high-tying six three-point field goals … Oladipo has appeared in seven games for Miami this season after undergoing surgery on his right quadriceps tendon in May 2021.
  • Kyle Lowry finished with 16 points, 10 assists and six rebounds in 34 minutes for his 16th double-double of the season … The Heat are 11-5 this season when Lowry records a double-double.
  • Bam Adebayo tallied 16 points and nine rebounds in 36 minutes … Adebayo went 6-for-12 from the field and has now shot 50 percent in a career-best 14 consecutive games (Mar. 7 – Apr. 3).
  • The Heat’s bench outscored Toronto’s 45-to-13 … Miami’s reserves have totaled 3,183 points this year, the third most in franchise history behind just the 2018-19 reserves (3,564) and 2017-18 bench (3,313).

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2021-22 SEASON-SERIES ALL-TIME RECORDS
DATESITERESULT  RAPTORS WINSHEAT WINS
01/17/2022MiamiL 104-99 Overall:3858
01/29/2022MiamiW 124-120 (3OT) at Toronto:2324
02/01/2022TorontoW 110-106 at Miami:1534
04/03/2022TorontoL 114-109    

MANITOBA 4, MARLIES 3

TORONTO MARLIES (32-25-3-1 – 68 Points) vs.
MANITOBA MOOSE (36-20-4-2 – 78 Points)

SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2022

 123OTFINAL
TORONTO2103
MANITOBA1214

GAME SUMMARY    |    GAME SHEET |    PHOTOS    |      SCRUMS

SCORING SUMMARY

Toronto: N. Robertson (9) (J. Blandisi, A. Steeves), B. McMann (19) SH (Unassisted), C. Krys (1) (M. Hollowell)
Goaltender: B. Christopoulos (24/28) L

Manitoba: N. Jones (9) PP (C. Suess, D. Stewart), J. Kovaceiv (11) (D. Stewart, N. Jones), B. Lynch (7) (A. Poganski, D. Samberg), D. Gustafsson (14) PP (J. Malott, L. Gawanke)
Goaltender: M. Berdin (28/31) W

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Nick Robertson opened the scoring at 10:22 of the first period. He has five points (4 goals, 1 assists) in four of his last five games.
  • Bobby McMann scored shorthanded at 19:07 of the first period. This was his second shorthanded goal of the season. McMann has 28 points (19 goals, 9 assists) in 52 games.
  • Chad Krys scored at 8:51 of the second period. This was his first goal with the Marlies. He has seven points (1 goal, 6 assists) in 35 games this season.
  • Joseph Blandisi recorded the primary assist on Robertson’s first period goal. He has 23 points (8 goals, 15 assists) in 32 games with the Marlies.
  • Alex Steeves had the secondary assist on Robertson’s first period goal. He is 11th overall amongst rookies in points (20-21-41).
  • Mac Hollowell picked up the lone assist on Krys’ second period goal. He has 22 points (5 goals, 17 assists) in 36 games this season.
  • Billy Christopoulos stopped 24 of 28 shots he faced.

OF NOTE

  • Toronto has scored 11 shorthanded goals this season which is tied for third overall in the league.
  • The Marlies went 2-for-4 on the penalty kill and 0-for-3 on the power play. Toronto is 9-15-2-1 when not scoring on the power play and 17-8-2-1 when allowing a goal on the penalty kill.
  • Toronto had a 31-28 edge in shots in all situations. Bobby McMann led the Marlies with seven shots on goal. Toronto is 12-6-1-0 when outshooting their opponents.
  • The Marlies are 6-4-0-0 against Central Division opponents and finish the season 1-3-0-0 against the Moose. Manitoba outscored Toronto 15-3 through four games.
RECORD WHEN

Scoring first                            24-8-1-1
Leading after 1 
                        16-5-2-1
Tied after 2                              5-4-0-0
On the road                             17-12-1-0
April                                        
0-2-0-0
Sunday                                    5-5-1-0
MARLIES LEADERS *Amongst active players

Goals               21 
(J. Anderson)
Assists            39 (J. Duszak)
Points              47 (B. Seney)
PPG                 7 (J. Anderson, A. Steeves)
Shots               143 (A. Steeves)
+/-                    +13 (B. Seney)
PIMS                101 (R. Clune)

POSTGAME QUOTES

HEAD COACH GREG MOORE

On today’s game:

It’s been a long road trip and in different ways if we’re looking at the four games, this was one of the three that we executed really well as a team. Obviously, we didn’t come out with the points that we needed and wanted right now but our team gave in a good effort today.

On the four-game road trip:

We definitely went through some things that were unexpected during the trip and the team stepped up in big ways. Today was a good way to cap it off just in terms of what our process is, the intensity and passion and competitiveness that our team played with.

CHAD KRYS (1 GOAL)

On today’s game:

I liked our effort today. After the last game, we didn’t really bring much of anything so I liked the way we showed up today. A little bit unlucky getting scored on a power play in the third on a delay of game but I liked our effort today and hopefully we can roll a couple.

UPCOMING GAMES:
*All times Eastern Standard Time

April 6 vs. Syracuse – 7:00 p.m.
April 9 vs. Grand Rapids – 4:00 p.m.
April 10 vs. Grand Rapids – 4:00 p.m.
April 15 vs. Hartford – 7:00 p.m.
April 16 at Syracuse – 7:00 p.m.