TheLeafsNation Fantasy Game Day — Toronto Maple Leafs go for hat trick against Vancouver Canucks

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Can the Toronto Maple Leafs score a hat trick sweep of the Vancouver Canucks tonight? The Leafs look to close out their three-game home-stand against the Canucks tonight, before heading out on the road for a Wednesday game in Montreal.
The Matchup

Toronto
Vancouver
Record
9-2-1, .792 points %
6-9-0, .400 points%
GF/GA
44-33
48-60
Power play %
38.5

17

Penalty kill %
75.6
80.0
CF%
52.02
46.14
xGF%
50.89
44.87
PDO
103
100
Analytics at 5×5 c/o naturalstattrick.com.
If there’s one thing we can count on, it’s that there’s probably going to be a few goals tonight. Toronto has poured it on in the last two games against the Canucks with 7-3 and 5-1 victories. Tonight, I’d be willing to bet that more of the same will continue.
Who I like
They won’t be cheap, but stacking Auston Matthews ($8,800) and Mitch Marner ($7,700) is once again, far from a terrible choice. Matthews has scored four goals in the last two games, while Marner has a goal and five assists on his own. Look for their multi-game point streaks to likely continue …

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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

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