Toronto Maple Leafs vs Carolina Hurricanes – 11/12/2018 – Game Recap

Toronto Maple Leafs (20-9-1 41pts) v, Carolina Hurricanes (13-11-4 30pts)

Lineups:

Toronto:

Andreas Johnsson – Auston Matthews – Kasperi Kapanen

Mitch Marner – John Tavares– Connor Brown

William Nylander– Nazem Kadri – Patrick Marleau

Tyler Ennis – Pars Lindholm – Frederik Gauthier

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: Zach Hyman (2 Games) Game 1 of 2

 

Carolina:

Jordan Martinook– Sebastein Aho – Teuvo Teravainen

Warren Foegele – Victor Rask – Phil Di Giuseppe

Andrei Svechnikov – Lucas Wallmark– Justin Williams

Brock McGinn– Clarke Bishop – Michael Ferland

 

Jaccob Slavin – Dougie Hamilton

Calvin De Haan– Justin Faulk

Brett Pesce– Trevor Van Riemsdyk

 

Petr Mrazek

Scott Darling

 

Scratched: None

Injuries: Jordan Staal, Curtis McElhinny

Suspension: None

 

Gameday:

First Period:

Leafs Goal – 08:35 – Tyler Ennis (5) assisted by Frederik Gauthier (4) and Travis Dermott (6)

Leafs Penalty – 13:31 – William Nylander, 4 minutes for High Stick

End of 1st – TOR –1        CAR – 0

Shots              15                   8

Faceoffs     6/14              8/14

Hits               7                     11

PP                 0/0                  0/2

 

Analysis

Leafs came out strong in this one. Bringing their speed game and jumping for pucks which lead to Tyler Ennis scoring his 5th in the 3rd period.

Need to Do:

Keep Digging for pucks, and using your speed

Second Period:

Carolina Penalty – 09:07 –Dougie Hamilton, 2 mins for Tripping

Leafs Penalty –11:30 – Ron Hainsey, 2 mins for Tripping

Carolina PP Goal–12:44 – Justin Williams (6), assisted by Sebastian Aho (20) and Victor Rask (1)

Toronto Goal–13:51 – Morgan Rielly (10), assisted by Auston Matthews (11)  and William Nylander (1)

Leafs Penalty – 19:22 –William Nylander, 2 mins for Holding

End of 2nd – TOR– 2          CAR – 1

Shots              22                    18

Faceoffs       16/32              16/32

Hits              10                      19

PP                 0/1                   1/4

 

Analysis:

Leafs and Hurricanes exchange goals in the 2nd and the Leafs still did all the right things with Frederik Andersen at the top of his game.

Need to Do:

Don’t sit back, press.

Third Period:

Leafs Penalty – 03:20 –Nazem Kadri, 2 mins for Slashing

Leafs Goal– 05:49 – Patrick Marleau (8) assisted by William Nylander (2) and Nazem Kadri (9)

Leafs Goal– 08:29 – John Tavares (19) assisted by Mitch Marner (35) and Jake Gardiner (16)

Carolina Penalty – 15:41 –Jaccob Slavin, 2 mins for Interference

Carolina Penalty – 17:49 –Warren Foegele, 2 mins for High Sticking

Carolina Penalty – 19:57 –Brett Pesce, 2 mins for High Sticking

 

End of 3rd – TOR – 4        CAR – 1

Shots             29                   30

Faceoffs     23/54                31/54

Hits               16                         24

PP                0/4                    1/5

 

Analysis:

Leafs come out flying ready to take advantage of every opportunity in the 3rd. They didn’t have very many shots but made sure the ones they had counted.

Next Up:

Toronto (21-8-1 43pts) vs Tampa Bay (24-7-1 49pts)

Carolina (13-11-4 30pts) at Montreal (15-10-5 35pts)

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