Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs – 2/3/2019 – Game Recap

Buffalo Sabres (30-26-8 68pts) v. Toronto Maple Leafs (39-20-4 82pts)

 

Game Recap:

The Leafs have another big second period against the Buffalo Sabres. Martin Marincin and Nic Petan did not look out of place tonight and JT, Marner, and Matthews looked like they pulled it all together.

 

Lineups:

Toronto:

Andreas Johnsson – Auston Matthews – Kasperi Kapanen

Mitch Marner – John Tavares – Zach Hyman

Patrick Marleau – Nazem Kadri – William Nylander

Nic Petan – Frederik Gauthier – Trevor Moore

 

Morgan Rielly  – Ron Hainsey

Jake Muzzin – Nikita Zaitsev

Martin Marincin – Igor Ozhiganov

 

Frederik Andersen

Garrett Sparks

 

Scratched: none

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

Suspension: None

 

Buffalo:

Jeff Skinner – Jack Eichel– Sam Reinhart

Conor Sheary – Evan Rodrigues –Kyle Okposo

Scott Wilson – Casey Middlestadt– Tage Thompson

Zemgus Girgensons – Johan Larsson– Jason Pominville

 

Jake McCabe –Rasmus Ristolainen

Rasmus Dahlin – Zach Bogosian

Marco Scandella – Brandon Montour

 

Linus Ullmark

Carter Hutton

 

Scratched: Matt Hunwick

Injuries:  Vladimir Sabotka

Suspension: None

GameDay:

First Period:

Toronto Goal – 4:20 – John Tavares (37) assisted by Mitch Marner (54) and Martin Marincin (3)

Buffalo Goal – 6:00 – Jason Pominville (15) assisted by Zemgus Girgensons (11) and Marco Scandella (7)

Buffalo Goal – 7:34 – Conor Sheary (12) assisted by Kyle Okposo (14)

Buffalo Penalty – 11:21 – Kyle Okposo, 2 minutes for Hooking

Toronto Penalty – 14:08 – Mitch Marner, 2 minutes for Slashing

Toronto Goal – 19:40 – Morgan Rielly (16) assisted by Auston Matthews (30) and Ron Hainsey (15)

End of 1st – BUF – 0       TOR – 0

Shots              10                16

Faceoffs         5/14            9/14

Hits               13                  9

PP                 0/1                 0/1

Second Period:

Toronto Penalty – 11:40 – Kasperi Kapanen, 5 minutes for Fighting

Buffalo Penalty – 11:40 – Evan Rodrigues, 5 minutes for Fighting

Toronto Penalty – 12:00 – Brandon Montour, 2 minutes for Cross Checking

Toronto Goal – 15:02 – Nic Petan (1) assisted by Trevor Moore (4)

Toronto Goal – 19:05 – Nikita Zaitsev (3) assisted by Mitch Marner (55) and John Tavares (33)

 

End of 2nd – BUF- 0        TOR- 0

Shots             17                 23

Faceoffs       10/29              19/29

Hits                 18                  22

PP                   0/1                 0/2

Third Period:

Toronto Penalty – 2:22 – John Tavares, 2 minutes for Hooking

Toronto Goal – 18:03 – Mitch Marner (23) assisted by John Tavares (34) and Jake Muzzin (24)

End of 3rd – BUF – 2         TOR- 5

Shots              00                   00

Faceoffs        00                    00

Hits               00                     00

PP                 0/0                    0/0

Next Up:

Toronto (40-20-4 84pts) v. Calgary (41-16-7 89pts)

Edmonton (28-30-7 65pts) @ Buffalo (30-26-8 68pts)

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