Toronto Maple Leafs vs St. Louis Blues – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

NHL
Toronto Maple Leafs
After Penalties
5:6
St. Louis Blues
Highlights and Stats


Scotiabank Arena will host the NHL game between the teams of Toronto Maple Leafs and St. Louis Blues who are set to meet on Tuesday, 08:00 PM EDT. The Maple Leafs are part of the Atlantic Division of the NHL, currently standing at #2 with 52 points, while their opponents are part of the Central Division and as of now are at #5 with 37 points.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs St. Louis Blues Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 12-27-2022
TeamP1P2P3OTFinal
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs
2 2 0 1 5
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Blues
1 2 1 0 4

The two teams last met on the ice on 12/27/2022, and the clash ended in a 5-4 away win for the Maple Leafs in overtime. Toronto’s best skater was Calle Jarnkrok, spending 15:7 on the ice. He sent two shots towards the opponents’ net, and one of those made it through the goalie. He also assisted on two of his team’s other goals. Justin Faulk tried his best for the St. Louis Blues. He scored 1 out of 3 attempts on goal for a total of 26:07 of playing time. The winners’ netminder Ilya Samsonov’s impact on the game is not to be underestimated, as he deflected 30 of all 34 shots on goal. The other side’s goalkeeper, Jordan Binnington, ended the night with a 0.865 save percentage. In the most recent five games, the Toronto Maple Leafs are dominating as far as head-to-head balance is concerned, triumphing in three meetings while losing two.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team12-27-202202-19-202201-15-202212-07-201910-07-2019
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs
53 652
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Blues
4 65 2 3

Toronto Maple Leafs Form

*Last 10 Toronto Maple Leafs Games - 7:3:0
12-31-202212-29-202212-27-202212-22-202212-20-202212-17-202212-15-202212-13-202212-10-202212-08-2022
2:6@ Colorado Avalanche6:3@ Arizona Coyotes4:5@ St. Louis Blues4:3vs Philadelphia Flyers4:1vs Tampa Bay Lightning5:2@ Washington Capitals3:1@ New York Rangers7:0vs Anaheim Ducks5:4vs Calgary Flames5:0vs Los Angeles Kings

The Toronto Maple Leafs emerged victorious with a score of 2-6 on the road when facing the Colorado Avalanche on 12/31. Michael Bunting was the team’s leading player on the floor, scoring 2 points. He spent 16 minutes and 51 seconds on the ice and tested the opposition’s goalkeeper with four shots. Two of those made it through to the back of the opposition’s net. Matt Murray’s heroics between the sticks were another reason for Toronto’s triumph on the night, as he saved 26 of the 28 shots he faced. The Maple Leafs’ balance across the most recent 10 games stands at 7-3-0, and they are on an one-match winning streak. The Toronto Maple Leafs are 13-2-3 when playing at their own arena this campaign. Their next game is scheduled for January 5th at Scotiabank Arena against the Seattle Kraken.

Toronto Maple Leafs Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    125.00
  • Goals Against
    94.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Toronto Maple Leafs Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Ilya Samsonov

    Games Played:14
    Saves Percentage:0.920
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    William Nylander

    Games Played:37
    Goals:21
    Assists:21

Toronto Maple Leafs Missing Players

NONE

St. Louis Blues Form

*Last 10 St. Louis Blues Games - 5:2:3
12-31-202212-29-202212-27-202212-23-202212-20-202212-19-202212-16-202212-15-202212-12-202212-11-2022
2:5vs Minnesota Wild3:1vs Chicago Blackhawks4:5vs Toronto Maple Leafs5:4@ Vegas Golden Knights5:2@ Seattle Kraken1:5@ Vancouver Canucks2:5@ Calgary Flames3:4@ Edmonton Oilers1:0vs Nashville Predators2:3vs Colorado Avalanche

The┬áSt. Louis Blues’ last game was on 12/31 at home against the Minnesota Wild, when they lost 2-5. Robert Bortuzzo led the Blues ending the night with one point. During his 11:56 on the ice, he managed to score one of his two shots on goal. The team’s netminder, Jordan Binnington, was able to neutralize 27 of the total 31 shots that he was bombarded with. The team triumphed in five of the previous 10 outings, while allowing two defeats during the 60 minutes and losing three times in overtime or shootouts. The Blues are currently on a L1 streak. Since the start of the season, the team holds a 10-9-1 balance when visiting. Saint Louis’ next fixture is scheduled for Thursday, January 5th, away from home against the New Jersey Devils.

St. Louis Blues Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    114.00
  • Goals Against
    135.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

St. Louis Blues Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Jordan Binnington

    Games Played:28
    Saves Percentage:0.896
    Shutouts:5
  • Top Skater

    Jordan Kyrou

    Games Played:34
    Goals:17
    Assists:18

St. Louis Blues Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3SOFinal
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs
1 3 1 0 5
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Blues
2 3 0 1 6
Toronto Maple LeafsSt. Louis Blues
  • Score

    5
    6
  • PP Opportunities

    3
    2
  • PP Goals

    1
    2
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Toronto Maple LeafsvsSt. Louis Blues
  • 1`04:10
    -
    Justin Faulk2 minutes for Tripping Mitchell Marner
  • 1`04:52
    0-1
    Brandon SaadNoel Acciari, Colton Parayko
  • 1`08:02
    -
    Tyler Pitlick2 minutes for Tripping Zach Aston-Reese
  • 1`11:14
    Michael Bunting2 minutes for Hooking Calle Rosen
    -
  • 1`13:01
    0-2
    Brayden SchennJordan Kyrou, Robert Thomas
  • 1`17:28
    Pierre EngvallAlexander Kerfoot, David Kampf
    1-2
  • 2`01:53
    John Tavares2 minutes for High Sticking Nick Leddy
    -
  • 2`03:09
    1-3