Toronto Maple Leafs vs Detroit Red Wings – 1/2/2019 – Game Day Preview

Time: Friday February 1st,  2019

Toronto: 30-17-2 for 62 points

Detroit: 19-25-7 for 45 points

The Toronto Maple Leafs look to pick up where they left off against the Washington Capitals tonight as they begin the second half against the Detroit Red Wings.

Top Scorers/Goalie Matchup

Mitch Marner –62 points (20 goals 42 assists)
John Tavares – 54 points (30 goals 24 assists) 54% on face-offs
Morgan Rielly – 50 points (13 goals 37 assists)
Auston Matthews – 43 points (21 goals 22 assists) 53% on Face-offs)

Dylan Larkin – 48 points (21 goals 27 assists)
Gustav Nyquist – 43 points (11 goal 32 assist)
Andreas Anthansiou – 30 points (17 goal 13 assists)
Tyler Bertuzzi – 28 points (13 goal 15 assists)

Frederik Andersen
22-11-1 2.56GAA .923SV%

Jimmy Howard
14-13-5 2.76GAA .916SV%

 

Lineups:

Toronto:

Mitch Marner– Auston Matthews – Patrick Marleau

Kasperi Kapanen – John Tavares – Zach Hyman

Connor Brown – Nazem Kadri – William Nylander

Andreas Johnsson – Pars Lindholm – Frederik Gauthier

 

Morgan Rielly  – Jake Muzzin

Jake Gardiner – Nikita Zaitsev

Travis Dermott – Ron Hainsey

 

Frederik Andersen

Garrett Sparks

 

Scratched: Justin Holl, Martin Marincin

Injuries: Nathan Horton (Back),Tyler Ennis (Leg)

Suspension: None

 

Detroit:

Justin Abdelkader – Dylan Larkin – Gustav Nyquist

Tomas Vanek– Frans Nielsen– Anthony Mantha

Andreas Anathansiou –  Luke Glendening – Darren Helm

Christoffer Ehn – Jacob De La Rose – Martin Frk

 

Nicklas Kronwall – Mike Green

Danny DeKeyser – Niclas Jensen

Jonathan Ericsson – Dennis Cholowski

 

Jimmy Howard

Jonathan Bernier

 

Scratched: None

Injuries: Henrik Zetterberg, Evgeny Svechnikov, Trevor Daley, Michael Rasmussen, Tyler Bertuzzi.

Suspension: None

 

Keys to Winning against Detroit

  1. Skate and Check furiously.
    1. Just because Detroit is in the bottom of the standings doesn’t mean they aren’t competitive.
  2. Big guns needs to show up
    1. It need to start now and set a precedence for the rest of the season.
  3. Powerplay
    1. Been struggling for a while. Gotta get it going again to make the Leafs dangerous

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