Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Islanders – 28/02/2019 – Recap

Toronto Maple Leafs (39-20-4 82pts) v. Toronto Maple Leafs (36-19-7 79pts)

Lineups:

Toronto:

Andreas Johnsson – Auston Matthews – Kasperi Kapanen

Mitch Marner – John Tavares – Zach Hyman

Patrick Marleau – Nazem Kadri – William Nylander

Tyler Ennis – Frederik Gauthier – Trevor Moore

 

Morgan Rielly  – Jake Muzzin

Justin Holl – Nikita Zaitsev

Martin Marincin – Ron Hainsey

 

Garrett Sparks

Frederik Andersen

 

Scratched: none

Injuries: Nathan Horton (Back), Jake Gardiner (Back) and Travis Dermott (Shoulder)

Suspension: None

 

Islanders:

Anders Lee – Brock Nelson– Jordan Eberle

Andrew Ladd – Matthew Barzal–Leo Komarov

Anthony Beauviller – Valtteri Filppula – Josh Bailey

Matt Martin – Casey Cizikas– Cal Clutterbuck

 

Nick Leddy – Johnny Boychuk

Adam Pelech – Ryan Pulock

Thomas Hickey – Devin Toews

 

Robin Lehner

Thomas Greiss

 

Scratched: None

Injuries: None

Suspension: None

Game Recap:

Leafs look flat after the first period and struggle the rest of the game to get any rhythm or gain any momentum. As the Islanders ruin John Tavares trip back to New York with a 6-1 dismantling of the Toronto Maple Leafs. The forecheck was slow and giveaways were abundant but despite giving up 6 goals Garrett Sparks was the only bright spot as he gave his team a chance to win in the beginning.

First Period:

Toronto Penalty – 3:54 – Auston Matthews, 2 minutes for Interference on the Goaltender

Toronto Goal  – 13:33 – Zach Hyman (14) assisted by Mitch Marner (53) and Ron Hainsey (14)

Islanders Goal –16:16 – Anthony Beauvillier (15) assisted by Josh Bailey (34) and Matthew Barzal (35)

Islanders Penalty – 17:54 – Valtteri Filppula, 2 minutes for Hooking

 

End of 1st – TOR – 1       NYI – 1

Shots              13               10

Faceoffs         7/16            9/16

Hits               7                  13

PP                 0/1                 0/1

 

Second Period:

Islanders Goal – 4:49 – Anders Lee (22) assisted by Brock Nelson (23) and Jordan Eberle (16)

Islanders Penalty –11:48 – Leo Komarov, 2 minutes for Holding

Islanders SH Goal –13:40 – Casey Cizikas (18) assisted by Cal Clutterbuck (11)

Islanders Goal –19:00 – Valtteri Filppula (13) assisted by Andrew Ladd (6) and Leo Komarov (14)

End of 2nd – TOR- 1        NYI- 4

Shots               27                25

Faceoffs          14/32              18/32

Hits                 14                  26

PP                   0/2                  0/1

 

Third Period:

Islanders Goal –0:33 – Nick Leddy (2) assisted by Cal Clutterbuck (12) and Matt Martin (8)

Islanders Goal –8:41 – Brock Nelson (20) assisted by Jordan Eberle (17) and Ryan Pulock (24)

End of 3rd – TOR – 1        NYI – 6

Shots              35                  37

Faceoffs        21/48            27/48

Hits               22                     39

PP                 0/2                    0/1

 

Next Up:

Buffalo Sabres (39-20-4 82pts) v. Toronto Maple Leafs (29-26-8 66pts)

Washington Capitals (36-21-7 79pts) @ NY Islanders (37-19-7 81pts)

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