Toronto Maple Leafs vs Ottawa Senators – 16/3/2019 – Game Recap

Toronto Maple Leafs (43-23-5 91pts) v. Ottawa Senators (24-41-6 54pts)

 

Game Recap:

Leafs come out flat again, refusing to play any defense and hang their goaltender Garrett Sparks out to dry again. The Senators came out with determination and passion. Dictated the play all game. Disgraceful effort from Toronto.

Lineups:

Toronto:

Andreas Johnsson – Auston Matthews – William Nylander

Mitch Marner – John Tavares – Zach Hyman

Patrick Marleau – Nazem Kadri – Connor Brown

Tyler Ennis – Frederik Gauthier – Trevor Moore

 

Morgan Rielly  – Ron Hainsey

Jake Muzzin – Nikita Zaitsev

Martin Marincin – Justin Holl

 

Garrett Sparks

Frederik Andersen

 

Scratched: Igor Ozhiganov

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

Suspension: None

 

Ottawa:

Brady Tkachuk – Jean-Gabriel Pageau – Anthony Duclair

Rudolfs Balcers – Chris Tierney –Bobby Ryan

Zack Smith – Oscar Lindberg – Max Veronneau

Mikael Boedker – Brian Gibbons– Magnus Paajarvi

 

Christian Wolanin – Cody Ceci

Ben Harpur – Christian Jaros

Mark Boroweicki – Dylan DeMelo

 

Anders Nilsson

Craig Anderson

 

Scratched: None

Injuries: Marian Gaborik, Thomas Chabot

Suspension: None

GameDay:

First Period:

Ottawa Goal – 6:36 – Cody Ceci (6) assisted by Christian Wolanin (5) and Max Veronneau (1)

End of 1st – TOR – 0       OTT – 1

Shots              10                17

Faceoffs         9/16            7/16

Hits               12                  14

PP                 0/0                 0/0

Second Period:

Toronto Penalty – 2:30 – Zach Hyman, 2 minutes for Holding

Ottawa Goal – 6:48 – Brian Gibbons (5), assisted by Dylan DeMelo (13) and Mikael Boedker (27)

Toronto Penalty – 9:10 – Ron Hainsey, 2 Minutes for Holding the Stick

Toronto Goal – 12:33 – Morgan Rielly (20) assisted by John Tavares (39)

Ottawa Goal – 13:51 – Magnus Paajarvi (8) assisted by Rudolfs Balcers (5) and Chris Tierney (36)

Toronto Penalty – 14:12 – Patrick Marleau, 2 minutes for Tripping

Ottawa Goal – 18:50 – Magnus Paajarvi (9) assisted by Zack Smith (17) and Mark Borowiecki (4)

End of 2nd – TOR- 1        OTT- 4

Shots               19                 30

Faceoffs          25/37           12/37

Hits                 19                 20

PP                   0/0                  0/3

Third Period:

Ottawa Penalty – 3:27 – Mark Borowiecki, 2 minutes for Tripping

Ottawa Penalty – 3:27 – Zack Smith, 2 minutes for Roughing

Toronto PP Goal – 5:13 – John Tavares (40) assisted by Auston Matthews (32) and William Nylander (17)

Toronto Penalty – 5:52 – Patrick Marleau, 2 minutes for Slashing

Ottawa Goal – 8:36 – Anthony Duclair (14) assisted by Ben Harpur (4) and Zack Smith (18)

Ottawa Goal – 14:21 – Oscar Lindberg (8) assisted by Cody Ceci (18) and Zack Smith (19)

Ottawa Penalty – 16:05 – Rudolf Balcers, 2 minutes for High Sticking

 

End of 3rd – TOR- 2         OTT – 6

Shots              37                   44

Faceoffs        35/59               23/59

Hits               29                     25

PP                 1/3                    0/4

 

Next Up:

Toronto Maple Leafs (43-24-5 91pts) v. Nashville Predators (40-27-5 85pts)

Ottawa Senators (25-41-6 56pts) @ Vancouver Canucks (29-32-10 68pts)

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