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

Toronto Maple Leafs (30-17-2 62 pts) v, Detroit Red Wings (19-25-7 47pts)

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

 

Gameday:

First Period:

Toronto Penalty – 10:58 – Mitch Marner, 2 minutes for Holding

Detroit Penalty – 14:03 – Luke Glendening, 2 minutes for Holding

Detroit Penalty – 18:39 – Jacob De La Rose, 2 minutes for Goaltender Interference

End of 1st – TOR –0        DET – 0

Shots              5                   10

Faceoffs     8/18              10/18

Hits               4                     7

PP                 0/2                  0/1

 

Analysis

Leafs looked slow the whole period and acting like they’re still on vacation.

 

Need to Do:

Need to pick up the game in the 2nd or else this could be a long game.

Second Period:

Toronto Penalty – 1:27 –Par Lindholm, 2 mins for Holding the Stick

Detroit Penalty – 4:28 –Danny DeKeyser, 2 mins for Slashing

Detroit Goal–8:14 – Gustav Nyquist (12), assisted by Andreas Anathansiou (14)

Toronto Goal–18:11 – Auston Matthews (22), assisted by Patrick Marleau (12)

 

End of 2nd – TOR– 1          DET – 1

Shots              13                    17

Faceoffs       15/32            17/30

Hits              13                      11

PP                 0/3                 0/2

 

Analysis:

Leafs gain some life in the 2nd after giving up the first goal, Matthews responds. New Leaf Jake Muzzin has been quiet which is what a coach likes from his defencemen.

 

Need to Do:

Better defensively and more offensive zone time

Third Period:

Detroit Penalty – 00:10 –Andreas Anathansiou, 2 mins for Tripping

Toronto Penalty – 03:11 –Mitch Marner, 2 mins for Tripping

Detroit Penalty – 10:40 –Gustav Nyquist, 2 mins for Hooking

Toronto Penalty – 12:54 –Patrick Marleau, 2 mins for Hooking

Detroit PP Goal–13:31 – Dylan Larkin (22), assisted by Tomas Vanek (14)  and Andreas Anathansiou  (15)

Toronto Goal–17:41 – Patrick Marleau (12), assisted by Auston Matthews (23)  and Morgan Rielly  (38)

 

End of 3rd – TOR – 2       DET – 2

Shots             21                  33

Faceoffs     25/53                28/53

Hits               13                        16

PP                0/5                    1/4

 

Analysis:

Played a sloppy period but showed they can score.

 

OT:

Detroit Goal–2:40 – Danny DeKeyser (2), assisted by Gustav Nyquist (33)  and Andreas Anathansiou  (16)

 

End of OT – TOR – 2       DET – 3

Shots             21                  33

Faceoffs     25/53                28/53

Hits               13                        16

PP                0/5                    1/4

 

Analysis:

Back and forth overtime but the Leafs couldn’t buy one.

Next Up:

Pittsburgh (28-17-6 62pts) vs Toronto (30-17-3 63pts)

Detroit (20-25-7 47pts) at Ottawa (19-27-5 43pts)

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