Toronto Maple Leafs (26-18-11, t-13th in NHL) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (35-15-5, 4th in NHL)

Puck drop: 7:00 p.m. EST
Arena: Nationwide Arena
Watch: Sportsnet


Matchup Stats

Statistics courtesy of SportingCharts.com

StatTorCls
Points6375
Record %0.5730.682
Home Winning %0.5930.685
Away Winning %0.5370.654
Shootout Winning %0.1430.667
Goal Differential Per Game0.270.73
Shot Differential Per Game0.290.49
Hits Per Game24.719.1
PIM Per Game10.39.2
Opponent PIM Per Game10.68.9
Goals Per Game3.113.18
Even Strength Goals Per Game2.312.44
Power Play Goals Per Game0.710.64
Shots Per Game32.730.4
Shots Per Goal10.59.6
Team Shooting %0.0950.105
Power Play %0.2350.227
Goals Against Per Game2.842.45
ES Goals Against Per Game2.241.93
PP Goals Against Per Game0.530.51
Shots Against Per Game32.4429.95
Shots Against Per Goal11.4412.2
Opp. Team Shooting %0.0870.082
Penalty Kill %0.8360.818
Save %0.9130.918
Goals Against Average2.792.43
Shutouts33
Opponent Save %0.9050.896
Opponent Goals Against Average3.063.15
Opponent Shutouts24

Who’s Hot

  • Mitch Marner: nine points (four goals, five assists) in last eight games
  • Nazem Kadri: 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) in last 12 games
  • William Nylander: seven points (five goals, two assists) in last six games
  • Auston Matthews: seven points (four goals, three assists) in last six games
  • Josh Leivo: three points (one goal, two assists) vs. Islanders on Tuesday
  • Tyler Bozak: seven points (two goals, five assists) in last eight games
  • Brandon Dubinsky: eight points (three goals, five assists) in last six games
  • Seth Jones: nine points (three goals, six assists) in last 10 games

Toronto Maple Leafs Projected Lines

Forwards

Leo Komarov – Nazem Kadri – William Nylander
van Riemsdyk  – Tyler Bozak – Mitch Marner
Zach Hyman – Auston Matthews – Connor Brown
Matt Martin – Ben Smith – Josh Leivo

Defencemen

Morgan Rielly – Nikita Zaitsev
Jake Gardiner – Connor Carrick
Matt Hunwick – Roman Polak

Goaltenders

Starter: Curtis McElhinney (Confirmed)
Backup: Frederik Andersen

Scratched: Martin Marincin, Alexey Marchenko
Injured: Nikita Soshnikov (upper body)


Columbus Blue Jackets Projected Lines

Forwards

Boone Jenner – Brandon Dubinsky – Cam Atkinson
Brandon Saad – Alexander Wennberg – Oliver Bjorkstrand
Nick Foligno – William Karlsson – Josh Anderson
Matt Calvert – Lukas Sedlak – Sam Gagner

Defencemen

Zach Werenski – Seth Jones
Jack Johnson – David Savard
Markus Nutivaara – Ryan Murray

Goaltenders

Starter: Joonas Korpisalo (Confirmed)
Backup: Sergei Bobrovsky

Scratched: Dalton Prout, Scott Harrington
Injured: Scott Hartnell (lower body)


Pre-Game: Mike Babcock