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)
22-11-1 2.56GAA .923SV%
14-13-5 2.76GAA .916SV%
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
Scratched: Justin Holl, Martin Marincin
Injuries: Nathan Horton (Back),Tyler Ennis (Leg)
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
Injuries: Henrik Zetterberg, Evgeny Svechnikov, Trevor Daley, Michael Rasmussen, Tyler Bertuzzi.
Keys to Winning against Detroit
- Skate and Check furiously.
- Just because Detroit is in the bottom of the standings doesn’t mean they aren’t competitive.
- Big guns needs to show up
- It need to start now and set a precedence for the rest of the season.
- Been struggling for a while. Gotta get it going again to make the Leafs dangerous