MacKinnon and Colorado take on Toronto
Toronto; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Nathan MacKinnon leads Colorado into a matchup with Toronto. He’s fifth in the NHL with 42 points, scoring 17 goals and recording 25 assists.
The Maple Leafs are 7-3-4 on their home ice. Toronto has converted on 19.3% of power-play opportunities, recording 16 power-play goals.
The Avalanche are 8-5-1 in road games. Colorado leads the NHL shooting 11.6% and averaging 3.7 goals on 32.2 shots per game.
In their last meeting on Nov. 23, Toronto won 5-3.
MacKinnon leads the Avalanche with 42 points, scoring 17 goals and adding 25 assists. Andre Burakovsky has six goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Colorado.
LAST 10 GAMES: Avalanche: 7-3-0, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.7 assists, 4.2 penalties and 9.5 penalty minutes while allowing 2.7 goals per game with a .915 save percentage.
Maple Leafs: 4-6-0, averaging three goals, 5.2 assists, 2.2 penalties and 4.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .904 save percentage.
Maple Leafs Injuries: None listed.
Avalanche Injuries: Andre Burakovsky: out (upper body), Erik Johnson: out (upper body).