Canada has one more game before turning its focus to 2026. The Leafs and the Canucks play on Tuesday followed by the Senators on Friday. Meanwhile, the Islanders visit the Rangers on Wednesday before the Flyers visit the Leafs on Saturday. That’s five games between the Leafs and the NHL’s top-four teams over the next eight days.
1. The Leafs will finally get home ice advantage on Oct. 8 when the Rangers host Toronto. This is the first time Toronto has faced the Rangers in New York since 2005-06. The Maple Leafs opened the series with a 4-2 shootout win. That’s their winning record against the Rangers in 11 tries, dating back to 1943.
2. The Leafs have won two of the last three meetings with Ottawa. The Leafs have won each of the last six meetings against Ottawa and, currently, have a 3-0-1 record in those series dating back to 2007-08.
3. The Leafs are now 4-1-1 against the Senators since their last meeting, which was a 4-0 loss in 2003-04. The Senators are now 6-1-0 against the Leafs.
4. Toronto is 14-2-0 when visiting Canadian Tire Centre, the last time Toronto visited home ice. It’s also a 12-1-0 SU record when visiting the Big Smoke.
5. The Maple Leafs have held just 17 shots in their last 15 games heading into Monday when they host the Coyotes in Toronto. They’ve held 29 shots or more eight times over that span. They’ve been held to 19 or fewer shots in their last 11 games heading into Monday.
6. The Maple Leafs are 12-0 when scoring first in their last 13 games. The Maple Leafs have scored first in their last 10 games heading into Wednesday.
7. The Leafs are now 16-7-3 when using the 4-on-4 power play this season, which is more than twice as many as the NHL average of 5.9. The Leafs have been scoreless on the man advantage in nine of their last 12 games.
8. Toronto’s power play is a point-a-game better at 13.3 percent than league average, which is the third-best mark in the NHL.
9. Toronto has been 1-2-1 when scoring a power-play goal since the start of December.