Panthers take on the Maple Leafs after Barkov's 2-goal performance

Florida Panthers (47-22-5, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (42-22-9, third in the Atlantic Division)

Toronto; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Florida Panthers visit the Toronto Maple Leafs after Aleksander Barkov Jr. scored two goals in the Panthers' 3-2 shootout win against the Detroit Red Wings.

Toronto has gone 42-22-9 overall with a 9-9-2 record in Atlantic Division play. The Maple Leafs have a 38-8-7 record in games they score at least three goals.

Florida has gone 47-22-5 overall with a 13-3-3 record in Atlantic Division play. The Panthers serve 13.6 penalty minutes per game to rank second in the league.

Monday's game is the third time these teams square off this season. The Maple Leafs won the last matchup 2-1 in a shootout.

TOP PERFORMERS: Auston Matthews has 60 goals and 35 assists for the Maple Leafs. William Nylander has six goals and five assists over the last 10 games.

Sam Reinhart has scored 51 goals with 35 assists for the Panthers. Matthew Tkachuk has two goals and six assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 6-3-1, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.8 assists, 4.3 penalties and 14 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

Panthers: 4-5-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.5 assists, 6.4 penalties and 15 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.

INJURIES: Maple Leafs: Timothy Liljegren: out (upper-body), Mitchell Marner: out (ankle), Morgan Rielly: day to day (upper body), John Klingberg: out for season (hip), Matt Murray: out (hip), Joel Edmundson: day to day (undisclosed), Calle Jarnkrok: out (hand), Jake Muzzin: out for season (back).

Panthers: Jonah Gadjovich: day to day (undisclosed).


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