TheLeafsNation Fantasy Game Day — Toronto Maple Leafs play first of three against Edmonton Oilers

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It’s an important three-game stretch here for the Toronto Maple Leafs as they pay visit to Edmonton. The Oilers, who are only four points back of the Leafs, have a chance to leapfrog the team.
The Matchup

Toronto
Edmonton
Record
15-4-2, .762 points %
14-8-0, .636 points %
GF/GA
74-55
79-65
Power play %

33.1

27.2

Penalty kill %
79.4

78.6

CF%
49.37
47.33
xGF%
56.96
49.95
PDO
102.5
101.6
Goals in all situations, analytics at 5×5 c/o naturalstattrick.com.
Who I like
With Auston Matthews out of the lineup, they’ll be without the league’s high scoring player. Sheldon Keefe will have John Tavares ($6,400) slide up alongside Mitch Marner ($7,900) and Joe Thornton ($3,000) and any of the three could be a solid play tonight.
On the backend, Jake Muzzin ($4,700) continues to be a solid cheaper play on the back end and has scored nine points in the last 10 games. He continues to have tons of value.
In Edmonton Connor McDavid ($9,200) continues to tear up the NHL. He’s scored three goals and seven points against the Leafs this year and …

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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

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