TheLeafsNation Fantasy Game Day — Toronto Maple Leafs look to topple Ottawa Senators

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

If there’s one thing that North Division teams love this year, it’s playing the struggling Ottawa Senators. Stuck amid a rebuild, they’ve struggled to win games and tonight, Toronto has an opportunity to continue their hot start.
The Matchup

Toronto
Ottawa
Record
11-3-1, .767 points %
3-12-1, .219 points %
GF/GA
53-38
34-64
Power play %
34.1

13.1

Penalty kill %
76.9
74.6
CF%
49.75
50.24
xGF%
49.99
49.68
PDO
103.5
94.7
Goals in all situations, analytics at 5×5 c/o naturalstattrick.com.
Who I like
The Maple Leafs big guns should keep rolling today with Auston Matthews ($8,800), Freddie Andersen ($8,500), Mitch Marner ($7,500) John Tavares ($6.500) and William Nylander ($5,300) all providing what should be great value.
Ilya Mikheyev ($3,700) has provided good, cheaper value all season averaging 8.4 FPPG and Joe Thornton ($2,900) could provide some too in his return.
There’s not much to like from Ottawa, but Thomas Chabot ($6,000) and
Around the NHL
There’s tons of action happening around the league today and here’s a few plays I like on this busy Family Day.
I like Semyon Varlamov ($8,200) in net against a Buffalo Sabres team that has …

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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

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