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The Noon Number: Squad Goals

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A look at two potent offenses preparing to clash tonight

Toronto Maple Leafs v Washington Capitals - Game Five Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

48 - Combined number of goals scored by the Capitals and Maple Leafs so far this season. The Leafs lead the League in that department with 26 (in five games), while the Caps are in fourth with 22 (in six games).

The two are tied for five-on-five goals with 16 apiece, while Toronto has the slight edge in five-on-four goals with seven to the Caps’ six.

Among individuals, Alex Ovechkin (obviously) holds the top spot in the NHL with nine goals through six games, while Toronto’s Auston Matthews (and the Caps’ T.J. Oshie) are tied for fourth with five. 13 different Maple Leafs have scored at least one goal already this season, compared to the seven goal-scorers for the Caps.