TheLeafsNation Fantasy Game Day — Toronto Maple Leafs head to Edmonton

TheLeafsNation Fantasy Game Day — Toronto Maple Leafs head to Edmonton

Welcome to TheLeafsNation Game Day where we take a look at today’s Leafs game and a few other things happening around the league. 

The Toronto Maple Leafs are continuing their four-game Western road trip with the first of two games against the Edmonton Oilers. The Leafs head north three hours after eeking out a 4-3 win against the Calgary Flames that featured Matthew Tkachuk being very mad at the end of the game.
The Matchup

Toronto
Edmonton
Record
6-2-0, .750 points %
3-5-0, .375 points %
GF/GA
26-22
23-29
Power play %
41.7

17.9

Penalty kill %
80.0
76.0
CF%
52.77
46.49
xGF%
48.51
51.51
PDO
99.7
97.9
Analytics at 5×5 c/o naturalstattrick.com.
Last week we got our first look at the Leafs and Oilers head-to-head with Edmonton taking game one 3-1 and the Leafs taking game two 4-2. The over on total goals only hit in game two, while game one featured more of a defensive game played by both teams much to the chagrin of anyone betting on the game.
Who I like
Mitch Marner ($7,300) is a player I have my eye on heading into Thursday night’s game. He’s been a stud this season scoring 12 points in eight games, including two points in two games against …

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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

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