Toronto hosts Vancouver after Matthews' 2-goal game

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Vancouver Canucks (6-9-0, fifth in the North Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (9-2-1, first in the North Division)

Toronto; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Toronto hosts the Vancouver Canucks after Auston Matthews scored two goals in the Maple Leafs' 5-1 win against the Canucks.

The Maple Leafs have gone 9-2-1 against division opponents. Toronto leads the Nhl with 15 power-play goals, led by John Tavares with four.

The Canucks are 6-9-0 against division opponents. Vancouver leads the Nhl shooting 30.2 shots per game while averaging 3.2 goals.

The teams square off for the second game in a row.

TOP PERFORMERS: Zach Hyman leads the Maple Leafs with a plus-seven in 12 games this season. Matthews has 10 goals over the last 10 games for Toronto.

Quinn Hughes leads the Canucks with 16 points, scoring one goal and adding 15 assists. Brock Boeser has five goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Vancouver.

LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 8-1-1, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.8 assists, 4.1 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.

Canucks: 4-6-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.5 assists, 5.4 penalties and 13.9 penalty minutes while allowing 3.7 goals per game with a .895 save percentage.

INJURIES: Maple Leafs: Jack Campbell: out (lower body), Travis Dermott: out (leg).

Canucks: None listed.

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

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