Matthews and the Maple Leafs visit the Red Wings

February 25, 2022 GMT

Toronto Maple Leafs (33-14-4, third in the Atlantic) vs. Detroit Red Wings (23-23-6, fifth in the Atlantic)

Detroit; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Auston Matthews leads Toronto into a matchup against Detroit. He currently ranks fourth in the league with 64 points, scoring 36 goals and recording 28 assists.

The Red Wings are 6-6-2 in division games. Detroit is ninth in the Eastern Conference with 29.4 shots per game and is averaging 2.8 goals.

The Maple Leafs are 8-3-0 against Atlantic teams. Toronto ranks 10th in the NHL with 34.7 shots per game and is averaging 3.5 goals.

In their last matchup on Jan. 29, Toronto won 7-4. Michael Bunting recorded a team-high 3 points for the Maple Leafs.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dylan Larkin leads the Red Wings with 26 goals and has 54 points. Moritz Seider has two goals and nine assists over the last 10 games for Detroit.

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Mitch Marner leads the Maple Leafs with a plus-14 in 42 games this season. Matthews has eight goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for Toronto.

LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 5-5-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.8 assists, 3.8 penalties and 9.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with an .890 save percentage.

Maple Leafs: 5-4-1, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.2 assists, 3.8 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .900 save percentage.

INJURIES: Red Wings: None listed.

Maple Leafs: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.