Ottawa Senators vs Toronto Maple Leafs – 6/2/2019 – Game Recap

Ottawa Senators (19-28-5 for 43 points) v, Toronto Maple Leafs (30-17-3 63pts)

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

 

Ottawa:

Ryan Dzingle – Matt Duchene – Bobby Ryan

Brady Tkachuk– Colin White– Mark Stone

Zack Smith –  Jean-Gabriel Pageau – Magnus Paajarvi

Christian Wolanin – Chris Tierney – Rudolfs Balcers

 

Thomas Chabot – Dylan DeMelo

Maxime Lajoie – Cody Ceci

Mark Borowecki – Ben Harpur

 

Craig Anderson

Anders Nilsson

 

Scratched: None

Injuries: Marian Gaborik, Mikael Boedker, Christian Jaros

Suspension: None

 

Gameday:

First Period:

Toronto Goal – 7:46 – Zach Hyman (10)  assisted, Mitch Marner (44) and John Tavares (26)

 

End of 1st – OTT–1        TOR – 1

Shots              12                  11

Faceoffs     8/20              12/20

Hits               7                     2

PP                 0/0                 0/0

 

Analysis

Leafs had jump from the very beginning and then took their foot off the gas pedal. Ottawa tied it back up.

 

Need to Do:

Get back to the forecheck.

Second Period:

Ottawa Goal–01:35 – Matt Duchene (22), assisted by Ryan Dzingel (20) and Bobby Ryan (20)

Toronto Penalty – 5:48 – Jake Gardiner, 4 minutes for High Sticking

Toronto Goal–14:20 – Andreas Johnsson (13), assisted by Frederik Gauthier (8)

Toronto Goal–16:29 – Auston Matthews (24), unassisted

Toronto Goal–18:20 – John Tavares (32), assisted by Mitch Marner (45) and Kasperi Kapanen (16)

 

End of 2nd – OTT– 2          TOR – 4

Shots              27                    23

Faceoffs       21/39              18/39

Hits              16                     7

PP                 0/2                0/0

 

Analysis:

Leafs showed some life in the 2nd half of the period after being outplayed for the majority.

 

Need to Do:

Keep pressing, don’t give them a foot. Tighten up the defensive end of your hand and don’t stop pushing for offence.

 

Third Period:

Ottawa Goal–00:40 – Thomas Chabot (11), assisted by Brady Tkachuk (13) and Mark Stone (30)

Ottawa Goal–03:59 – Magnus Paajarvi (7), assisted by Zack Smith (15) and Jean-Gabriel Pageau (2)

Toronto Goal–09:12 – Morgan Rielly  (14), assisted by Zach Hyman (13)

Ottawa Penalty – 11:16– Mark Borowiecki, 2 minutes for Holding

 

End of 3rd – OTT– 4       TOR – 5

Shots             44                    30

Faceoffs     32/54                22/54

Hits               27                       13

PP                0/2                    0/1

 

Analysis:

Leafs came out slow again in the third but Rielly redeems himself after a costly error earlier on in the period.

Next Up:

Toronto (33-17-3 69pts) vs Montreal (30-18-6 66pts)

Anaheim (21-24-9 51pts) at Ottawa (19-29-5 43pts)

 

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