TheLeafsNation Fantasy Gameday — Can the Leafs beat out the struggling Flames?

Welcome to TheLeafsNation Game Day where we take a look at today’s Leafs game and a few other things happening around the league all with daily fantasy in mind.

While the Toronto Maple Leafs heat up as the regular season starts to wind down, the Calgary Flames have been doing just the opposite. They’ve struggled under new head coach Darryl Sutter, and these Leafs could be in for a solid matchup tonight.
Both teams have struggled to generate a ton of offence with their being an average of 4.5 goals per game.
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The Matchup

Toronto
Calgary

Record
24-10-3, .689 points %
16-19-3, .461 points %

GF/GA
120-93
97-114

Power play %

24.1

20.2

Penalty kill %
77.7

80.0

CF%
50.62
51.90

xGF%
54.20
51.64

PDO
101.8
99.2

Goals in all situations, analytics at 5×5 c/o naturalstattrick.com.
Who I like
Michael Hutchinson ($7,800) could be a solid play tonight against a Flames team really struggling to score.
Both Auston Matthews ($9,200) and Mitch Marner ($8,200) has scored nearly a point per game against Calgary this year, and they’ll look to once again lead the offensive charge.
On the other side, Matthew Tkachuk ($5,400) has five points in six series games, while Rasmus Andersson ($4,000) has …

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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

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