Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers – Game #68 Preview & Projected Lines

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Toronto Maple Leafs (31-22-14, 16th in NHL) vs. Florida Panthers (29-27-11, 21st in NHL)

Puck drop: 7:30 p.m. EST
Arena: BB&T Center
Watch: TSN4

Matchup Stats

Statistics courtesy of

Record %0.5670.515
Home Winning %0.6060.436
Away Winning %0.5150.531
Shootout Winning %0.1110.4
Goal Differential Per Game0.18-0.34
Shot Differential Per Game-0.130.52
Hits Per Game24.421.1
PIM Per Game9.710
Opponent PIM Per Game9.99.6
Goals Per Game3.032.45
Even Strength Goals Per Game2.251.81
Power Play Goals Per Game0.70.55
Shots Per Game32.632.5
Shots Per Goal10.813.3
Team Shooting %0.0930.075
Power Play %0.2350.167
Goals Against Per Game2.852.79
ES Goals Against Per Game2.252.28
PP Goals Against Per Game0.540.42
Shots Against Per Game32.7231.97
Shots Against Per Goal11.4811.45
Opp. Team Shooting %0.0870.087
Penalty Kill %0.8290.863
Save %0.9130.913
Goals Against Average2.82.74
Opponent Save %0.9070.925
Opponent Goals Against Average2.982.4
Opponent Shutouts23

Who’s Hot

  • Mitch Marner: six points (two goals, four assists) during five-game points streak
  • William Nylander: four points (one goal, three assists) during four-game points streak
  • Tyler Bozak: seven points (two goals, five assists) during five-game points streak
  • James van Riemsdyk: three points (two goals, one assist) in last three games
  • Mark Pysyk: goals in two consecutive games
  • Aleksander Barkov: four points (one goal, three assists) in last two games

Toronto Maple Leafs Projected Lines


Leo Komarov – Nazem Kadri – William Nylander
Zach Hyman – Auston Matthews – Connor Brown
James van Riemsdyk – Tyler Bozak – Mitchell Marner
Matt Martin – Brian Boyle – Nikita Soshnikov


Morgan Rielly – Nikita Zaitsev
Jake Gardiner – Martin Marincin
Matt Hunwick – Roman Polak


Starter: Frederik Andersen (Confirmed)
Backup: Curtis McElhinney

Scratched: Ben Smith, Alexey Marchenko, Josh Leivo, Eric Fehr
Injured: Connor Carrick (upper body)

Florida Panthers Projected Lines


Jonathan Huberdeau – Aleksander Barkov – Jaromir Jagr
Jussi Jokinen – Vincent Trocheck – Reilly Smith
Thomas Vanek – Nick Bjugstad – Jonathan Marchessault
Shawn Thornton – Derek MacKenzie – Colton Sceviour


Keith Yandle – Jason Demers
Michael Matheson – Alex Petrovic
Jakub Kindl – Mark Pysyk


Starter: James Reimer (Confirmed)
Backup: Reto Berra

Scratched: Michael Sgarbossa, MacKenzie Weegar
Injured: Roberto Luongo (lower body), Aaron Ekblad (concussion), Denis Malgin (concussion)

Pre-Game: Mike Babcock

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