TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING (43-21-6 – 92 Points) vs.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (36-25-9 – 81 Points)
TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020
ON THE SCORESHEET
- William Nylander put the Maple Leafs on the board with a power play goal at 12:42 of the first period. Nylander has goals (2) in two consecutive games. In three games against the Lightning this season, he has registered two goals and two assists. He has recorded nine goals and eight assists in 19 games played since the All-Star Break.
- Auston Matthews scored the second Toronto goal of the night on the power play at 3:38 of the third period. Matthews has 32 goals and 17 assists in 34 games on home ice this season. He has 23 points (14 goals, 9 assists) in 22 games against Atlantic Division opposition.
- John Tavares registered the primary assist on Nylander’s first period goal and later had the secondary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Tonight’s game is his sixth multi-assist and 18th multi-point game of 2019-20. He has registered 29 points (10 goals, 19 assists) in 30 games on home ice this season. In three games against Tampa Bay this season, he has registered three goals and two assists.
- Mitch Marner collected the secondary assist on Nylander’s first period goal and later had the primary assist on Matthews’ third period goal. Tonight’s game is Marner’s 13th multi-assist and 17th multi-point game of the season. He has 20 points (4-16-20) in 18 games against Atlantic Division opponents this season. In 32 games on home ice in 2019-20, he has recorded 40 points (4-36-40) in 32 games on home ice. Tonight’s game was Marner’s 300th NHL game.
- Frederik Andersen stopped 32 of the 33 shots he faced to earn his 29th win of the season.
SHOTS ON GOAL (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TAMPA BAY||6 (5)||15 (7)||12 (10)||–||33 (22)|
|TORONTO||17 (13)||5 (4)||14 (11)||–||36 (28)|
SHOT ATTEMPTS (5-on-5 in brackets)
|TAMPA BAY||15 (14)||21 (9)||27 (21)||–||63 (44)|
|TORONTO||29 (23)||16 (10)||21 (17)||–||66 (50)|
NO PLACE LIKE HOME
|Record at Home||18-9-7 (34 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Tampa Bay||56-35-2-7 (100 Games)|
|All-Time Record vs. Tampa Bay at Home||29-18-1-3 (51 Games)|
|Record vs. Eastern Conference||20-15-6 (41 Games)|
|Record vs. Atlantic Division||12-8-2 (22 Games)|
MAPLE LEAFS LEADERS
|Shot Attempts||8 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Wins||12 (Matthews)|
|Faceoff Win Percentage||100% (Gauthier – 1 won, 0 lost)|
|Blocked Shots||3 (Ceci, Dermott)|
|Power Play TOI||5:13 (Nylander)|
|Shorthanded TOI||6:42 (Dermott)|
|Shifts||27 (Ceci, Rielly)|
|5-on-5 Shot Attempt Percentage||68.4% (Malgin – 13 for, 6 against)|
|Lead after 1||17-3-1|
|Tied after 2||9-6-3|
|Score multiple power play goals||10-1-0|
|Do not allow a power play goal||22-9-5|
- The Maple Leafs went 4-for-4 on the penalty kill and 2-for-5 on the power play tonight.
- Pierre Engvall, Alex Kerfoot and Denis Malgin were the lone Toronto skaters to not start a 5-on-5 shift in the offensive zone.
- Morgan Rielly was on the ice for a team-high 21 shot attempts at 5-on-5 tonight. Rielly finished the game with a 5-on-5 shot attempt percentage of 53.9 percent (21 for, 18 against).
- Auston Matthews won 86 percent (6 won, 1 lost) of his offensive zone faceoffs.
- Thursday, March 12, 7:00 p.m. vs. Nashville Predators (TSN4, TSN 1050)
- Saturday, March 14, 7:00 p.m. at Boston Bruins (Sportsnet, FAN 590)
- Tuesday, March 17, 7:00 p.m. vs. New Jersey Devils (TSN4, FAN 590)
- Thursday, March 19, 7:00 p.m. vs. New York Islanders (Sportsnet Ontario, TSN 1050)
- Saturday, March 21, 7:00 p.m. vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (Sportsnet, TSN 1050)