08/12/2018 – Toronto Maple Leafs vs Boston Bruins – Game Day Recap

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Toronto Maple Leafs (20-8-1 41pts) v, Boston Bruins (14-10-4 32pts)

 

Lineups:

Toronto:

William Nylander – Auston Matthews – Patrick Marleau

Mitch Marner – John Tavares– Zach Hyman

Andreas Johnsson – Nazem Kadri – Kasperi Kapanen

Tyler Ennis – Pars Lindholm – Connor Brown

 

Morgan Rielly  – Ron Hainsey

Jake Gardiner – Nikita Zaitsev

Travis Dermott – Igor Ozhiganov

 

Frederik Andersen

Garrett Sparks

Scratched: Justin Holl & Martin Marincin

Injuries: Nathan Horton (Back)

Suspension: None

 

Boston:

Brad Marchand – David Krejci – David Pastrnak

Danton Heinein – Colby Caves– David Backes

Gemel Smith – Sean Kuraly – Chris Wagner

Ryan Donato – Jakob Forback-Karlsson – Joakim Nordstrom

 

Torey Krug – Brandon Carlo

John Moore – Charlie MacVoy

Matt Grzelcyk – Steve Kampfer

 

Tuukka Rask

Jaroslav Halak

 

Scratched: None

Injuries: Kevan Miller, Urho Vaakanainen, Patrice Bergeron,  Zdeno Chara, Jake Debrusk

Suspension: None

Gameday:

 

First Period:

Boston Penalty – 0:13 – Charlie MacVoy, 2 mins for Cross Checking

Leafs Penalty – 10:07 – Jake Gardiner, 2 mins for Roughing

Boston Penalty – 10:07 – David Krecji, 2 mins for Roughing

Boston Goal – 11:20 – Jakub Forbacka-Karlsson (3) assisted by David Pastrnak (13) and Matt Grzelcyk (8)

 

End of 1st – TML – 0         BOS – 1

Shots              11                     8

Faceoffs     12/27               15/27

Hits               11                     8

PP                 0/1                   0/0

 

Toronto Maple Leafs: 

Analysis:

Leafs looked poised to score many times all period but a flukey goal by Forbacka-Karlsson allowed the Bruins to take control.

Need to Do:

Continue the pressure and forecheck. Attack the defence

 

Second Period:

Leafs Penalty – 06:14– Tyler Ennis, 2 mins for Tripping

Leafs Penalty – 08:34– Nazem Kadri, 2 mins for Tripping

Boston PP Goal– 08:54 – David Backes (3), from Brad Marchand (18) and Torey Krug (13)

Blues Goal– 13:05 – Zach Sanford (1), from David Perron (3) and Alex Pietrangelo (1)

Leafs Penalty – 10:06 – John Tavares, 2 mins for Slashing

Boston Penalty – 11:02 – David Backes, 2 mins for Hooking

Leafs Penalty – 11:33 – Jake Gardiner, 2 mins for Roughing

Leafs Penalty – 14:32 – Nazem Kadri, 5 mins for Fighting

Boston Penalty – 14:32 – Brandon Carlo, 5 mins for Fighting

Boston Goal– 17:45 – Torey Krug (1), from Brad Marchand (19) and David Krecji (18)

 

End of 2nd – TML – 0          BOS – 3

Shots              20                    23

Faceoffs       24/50             26/50

Hits              7                        5

PP                 0/1                    1/4

 

Toronto Maple Leafs:

Analysis:

Leafs looked sluggish and lack and offensive flair. Too much fancy stuff need to be less fancy and cycle.

Need to Do:

Dump and chase and cycle.

 

Third Period:

Boston Goal – 01:47– Danton Heinen (3) from Ryan Donato (1)  and John Moore (4)

Leafs Goal – 04:03– Travis Dermott (2) from Auston Matthews (10)  and Jake Gardiner (14)

Boston Goal – 04:37– David Krecji (4) from David Pastrnak (14)  and Brad Marchand (20)

Boston Goal – 06:13– Ryan Donato (3) from Danton Heinen (4)  and Torey Krug (14)

Leafs Goal – 09:30– Auston Matthews (16) from Andreas Johnsson (6) and Morgan Rielly (23)

Leafs Penalty – 9:53 – Zach Hyman, 5 mins for Interference

Boston Penalty –09:53 – Matt Grzelcyk, 5 mins for Cross Checking

Leafs Penalty – 09:53 – Zach Hyman, 5 mins for Fighting

Boston Penalty – 09:53 – Matt Grzelcyk, 5 mins for Fighting

Leafs Penalty – 09:53 – Zach Hyman, 10 mins for Game Misconduct

Boston Penalty – 09:53 – Matt Grzelcyk, 10 mins for Game Misconduct

Leafs Penalty – 10:55 – Ron Hainsey, 5 mins for Fighting

Boston Penalty – 10:55 – Chris Wagner, 5 mins for Fighting

Boston Penalty – 10:55 – Chris Wagner, 2 mins for Charging

Boston Penalty – 10:55 – Chris Wagner, 10 mins for Game Misconduct

Leafs PP Goal – 12:22– Andreas Johnsson (7) from Patrick Marleau (10) and Jake Gardiner (15)

 

End of 3rd – TML – 3         BOS – 6

Shots              32                   32

Faceoffs    36/68                32/68

Hits               21                     24

PP                 1/2                    1/4

 

Toronto:

Analysis:

Nothing going in the 3rd. Leafs too fancy all game and hang Andersen out to dry and had no jump to their game. Probably the worst game they’ve played all season.

 

Next Up:

Toronto (20-9-1 41pts) at Carolina (13-11-4 30pts)

Boston (15-10-4 34pts) at Ottawa (13-14-4 30pts)

 

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