TheLeafsNation Fantasy Game Day — Toronto Maple Leafs kick off three game homestand

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 will kick off a three-game homestand tonight with game one of three against the Vancouver Canucks. The teams will play on Saturday, then again on Monday night.
The Matchup

Toronto
Vancouver
Record
7-2-1, .750 points %
6-7-0, .462points %
GF/GA
33-29
44-48
Power play %
42.9

20

Penalty kill %
78.4
72.4
CF%
50.80
46.77
xGF%
46.52
47.72
PDO
100.5
102
Analytics at 5×5 c/o naturalstattrick.com.
The Canucks have stumbled out of the gate to start the season after losing a number of their most talented players in Tyler Toffoli, Jacob Markstrom and Chris Tanev, among others like Troy Stecher and Josh Leivo. Thus, they’ve seen some struggles and their goaltending due of Thatcher Demko and Braden Holtby hasn’t lived up to expectations.
I think this is a solid chance for the Leafs to continue what’s been a great start to the season.
Who I like
There might be some solid value in stacking the Leafs top line of Auston Matthews ($8,500), Mitch Marner ($7,400), and Zach Hyman ($4,500). Vancouver has struggled defensively this year and while Matthews and Marner are relatively …

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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

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