Toronto Maple Leafs (9-8-4, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (10-7-2, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Auston Matthews and Toronto take on Pittsburgh. He's sixth in the in the league with 27 points, scoring 14 goals and recording 13 assists.
The Penguins are 3-5-1 in conference play. Pittsburgh has given up five power-play goals, killing 88.6% of opponent opportunities.
The Maple Leafs are 5-6-4 in Eastern Conference play. Toronto has scored 12 power-play goals, converting on 17.1% of chances.
The teams face off Saturday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jared McCann leads the Penguins with a plus-12 in 17 games played this season. Bryan Rust has
Matthews leads the Maple Leafs with 14 goals and has recorded 27 points. William Nylander has
LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 4-4-2, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.6 assists, four penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.
Penguins: 4-4-2, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.5 assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.
Penguins Injuries: Sidney Crosby: out (lower body), Kris Letang: out (lower body).
Maple Leafs Injuries: Alexander Kerfoot: out indefinitely (dental), Trevor Moore: out (shoulder).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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