Anaheim Ducks vs Toronto Maple Leafs – 4/2/2019 -Game Day Preview

Time: Monday, February 4th,  2019

Toronto: 31-17-3 for 65 points

Anaheim: 21-22-9 for 51 points

The Toronto Maple Leafs look to keep the win coming against the struggling Anaheim Ducks.

Top Scorers/Goalie Matchup

Mitch Marner –63 points (20 goals 43 assists)
John Tavares – 54 points (30 goals 24 assists) 54% on face-offs
Morgan Rielly – 52 points (13 goals 39 assists)
Auston Matthews – 46 points (23 goals 23 assists) 53% on Face-offs)

Ryan Getzlaf – 33 points (10 goals 23 assists)
Adam Henrique – 27 points (9 goal 18 assist)
Rickard Rakell – 24 points (8 goal 16 assists)
Brandon Montour – 24 points (5 goal 19 assists)

Frederik Andersen
22-12-2 2.57GAA .922SV%

John Gibson
17-17-8 2.86GAA .916SV%

 

Lineups:

Toronto:

Patrick Marleau – Auston Matthews – Kasperi Kapanen

Mitch Marner – 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 & Igor Ozhiganov

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

Suspension: None

 

Anaheim:

Rickard Rakell – Ryan Getzlaf– Corey Perry

Devin Shore – Adam Henrique– Jakub Silfverberg

Nick Ritchie– Derek Grant – Daniel Sprong

Brian Gibbons – Carter Rowney – Patrick Eaves

 

Hampus Lindholm – Brandon Montour

Cam Fowler – Josh Manson

Jacob Larsson – Michael Del Zotto

 

John Gibson

Chad Johnson

 

Scratched: None

Injuries: Ondrej Kase, Kevin Bieksa, Ryan Miller & Ryan Keler

Suspension: None

 

Keys to Winning against Anaheim:

  1. Attack the Defence
    1. Young defence and a lot of injuries on the backend. Forecheck hard and furious
  2. Speed Speed Speed
    1. Anaheim is not known for being the fastest team and you gotta make them skate
  3. Powerplay
    1. Been struggling for a while. Perfect game to get it going.

 

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