Toronto takes on New Jersey, aims for 5th straight home win

January 30, 2022 GMT

New Jersey Devils (15-23-5, eighth in the Metropolitan) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (27-10-3, third in the Atlantic)

Toronto; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Toronto hosts New Jersey trying to continue its four-game home winning streak.

The Maple Leafs are 13-6-1 in Eastern Conference games. Toronto has scored 138 goals and ranks fifth in the NHL averaging 3.4 per game. Auston Matthews leads the team with 25.

The Devils are 11-12-3 in Eastern Conference play. New Jersey ranks 22nd in the Eastern Conference with 31.7 shots per game and is averaging 2.8 goals.

The matchup Monday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Matthews leads the Maple Leafs with 45 points, scoring 25 goals and registering 20 assists. Alexander Kerfoot has two goals and 11 assists over the last 10 games for Toronto.

Jesper Bratt leads the Devils with 14 goals and has 39 points. Jack Hughes has three goals and six assists over the last 10 games for New Jersey.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 7-2-1, averaging four goals, 6.6 assists, 2.9 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with an .896 save percentage.

Devils: 2-8-0, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.4 assists, 2.8 penalties and 5.9 penalty minutes while allowing 3.3 goals per game with an .890 save percentage.

INJURIES: Maple Leafs: Jake Muzzin: day to day (concussion).

Devils: Michael McLeod: day to day (undisclosed).

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