Red Wings host Maple Leafs after shootout victory | The Canadian News

Toronto Maple Leafs (26-10-3, third in the Atlantic) vs. Detroit Red Wings (19-19-6, fifth in the Atlantic)

Detroit; Saturday, 19:00 EST

FANDUEL SPORTS BOOKLINE: Red Wings +178, Maple Leafs -220; over / under is 6

BOTTOM: Detroit hosts the Toronto Maple Leafs after the Red Wings defeated Pittsburgh 3-2 in a shootout.

The Red Wings lost 6-5-2 to division opponents. Detroit ranks 10th in the Eastern Conference with 29.2 strokes per game and averages 2.7 goals.

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The Maple Leafs are 7-2-0 against the rest of their division. Toronto ranks seventh in the NHL with an average of 3.4 goals per game, led by Auston Matthews with 25.

Toronto beat Detroit 5-4 in the last meeting between those teams on October 30th.

TOP ACHIEVERS: Tyler Bertuzzi leads the Red Wings by 20 goals, adding 18 goals and 38 points in total. Dylan Larkin has had four goals over the last 10 games for Detroit.

Matthews leads the Maple Leafs with 43 points, scoring 25 goals and adding 18 goals. Alexander Kerfoot has had nine assists over the last 10 games for Toronto.

LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 3-4-3, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.8 assists, 4.3 penalties and 11.9 penalty minutes while conceding three goals per game with a 0.906 save percentage.

Maple Leafs: 7-2-1, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.1 assists, 2.9 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes, while allowing 2.7 goals per game with a 0.907 save percentage.

INJURY: Red Wings: Thomas Greiss: out (covid-19).

Maple Leafs: Jake Muzzin: Day to Day (Concussion), Timothy Liljegren: Day to Day (Not Announced).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Writing and data from Sports Radar.

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