Shark Club Game Day Thread: Canadiens at Maple Leafs (7 p.m., CBC)

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Can the Leafs make it four in a row for the first time this season? A Hockey Day in Canada marquee matchup against the Habs sounds like the perfect occasion.

Toronto enters this game six points back of Montreal for third place in the Atlantic Division, meaning they could make it four while also distancing themselves four points clear of the Ottawa Senators, who are nipping at their heels for that last wildcard spot but lost to the New York Rangers 4-1 earlier today.

Toronto will be without the injured David Clarkson, something they’re not exactly unused to. Troy Bodie will step onto the fourth line while Carter Ashton presumably joins Nik Kulemin and Peter Holland on line three.

The Leafs will look to avenge a bit of an embarrassing outing in their last meeting with the Canadiens in Montreal, where they only seemed to wake up once Max Pacioretty scored the 4-0 goal late in the second period – a shorthanded, backhanded squeaker on Bernier – and capped it off with an excalibur sword celebration.

If you aren’t already fired up for this game, especially after watching this HNIC montage below, you’re on the wrong website.

GO LEAFS GO.

 

Projected TML Lineup
JvR – Bozak – Kessel
Raymond – Kadri – Lupul
Kulemin – Holland – Ashton
Bodie – McClement – Orr

Gunnarsson – Phaneuf
Gleason – Franson
Gardiner – Rielly

Bernier

Projected MTL Lineup
Pacioretty – Desharnais – Gallagher
Prust – Plekanec – Gionta
Bournival – Eller – Briere
Moen – Nattinen – Parros

Gorges – Subban
Markov – Emelin
Murray – Diaz

Price

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  • TheJFish

    Gonna have to get past a hot carey price tonight, but still think we take it 3-2 (ot).

  • wiski

    Well hello there Ashley 😉

  • Mind Bomb

    wiski  I dated her sisters P

  • Mind Bomb

    TheJFish  6-1 Leafs !!!

  • lieffan

    WOO A HOT CHICK

  • Leafbites

    Playing with Kule & Holland, Ashton should get a couple of good looks tonight…be alright for him to get a monkey off.

  • Burtonboy

    All you goons on twitter retweet this link

    https://twitter.com/MapleLeafsHS/status/424669934417752065

  • wiski

    Leafbites You should finish that sentence, people might get the wrong idea. 😉

  • Leafbites

    wiski Leafbites Lol, I meant to, feeding kids at the same time. Didn’t there used to be an edit option?

  • wiski

    Burtonboy Done

  • wiski

    Leafbites wiski Only lasts for a few mins. lol

  • http://mapleleafshotstove.com/ DeclanK

    http://imgur.com/fSyNfaD

  • lieffan

    DeclanK We must advance six cells upward and usurp the Habs of their place on the spreadsheet.

  • Alec Brownscombe

    That montage is epic.

  • wiski

    With all the 3 point games, it’s a 6 point game tonight fellas

  • Dreamsof67

    We usually make quick work of Carey Price.

  • rustynail

    Burtonboy done now why?

  • Loric76

    Bruffins 7-2.  Bernier with a hattie

  • Loric76

    lol
    https://twitter.com/680Newshttps://twitter.com/680News/status/424677923262451712
    .https://twitter.com/JamaicaOlympics bobsled team qualifies for Sochi https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Oylmpics&src=hash http://t.co/dYzuccqekX

  • Jordan29

    Omg, why…..why do i read tsn comments sometimes. Heres a little sum up
    -Oilers fans think they are getting Hedman for Gagner
    -Bluejackets fans think they are getting Plekanics + pick for Gaborik
    -Some leaf fan thinks we are allowed and should try to trade for grabovski

  • Reversethecurse13

    Loric76 feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme..

  • 17Forever

    Bruffins Jordan29 Thats the one that made me blow snot bubbles !! When we could have had Luongo for a for a 3rd rounder … if Vancover had a brain … So glad we didnt pick him up …. pppphew

  • mr_hanie

    If Leafs can limit shots against to about 30, they will win.

  • Loric76

    Go Homer!

    https://twitter.com/Wiggum4Leafshttps://twitter.com/Wiggum4Leafs/status/424679055611674624
    “https://twitter.com/TO_sportsgirl: Oh It’s On!!
    https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Leafs&src=hash vs https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Habs&src=hash
    https://twitter.com/search?q=%23RivalryNight&src=hash https://twitter.com/search?q=%23GoLeafsGo&src=hash
    https://twitter.com/search?q=%23SEAofBLUE&src=hash https://twitter.com/search?q=%23LeafsNation&src=hash http://t.co/Wprdj2XpJ9” lol

  • wiski

    mr_hanie Turds had 38 shots on them after 2 periods, having to split up Marco and soupcan has them weak in their own zone.

  • 17Forever

    Killer Montage !!! Thank Christ they didn’t use Nickel Crack !!

  • Reversethecurse13

    wiski if it’s a 4 point game for both teams, this is really an 8 point game!!

  • Jordan29

    Why is Parros still playing? I dont even want to see him and Orr fight anymore. Hes going to die if he keeps getting hit in the head

  • Marlies Man

    Say what you will about safety, I think those old Jason Voorhees style goalies masks were scary as fuck. If I was a goalie, I’d go back to ’em lol

  • wiski

    Alec Brownscombe The little kid at the 1:25 mark is me when we score 😉

  • Loric76

    TheCanucksnaphook When you win by 10 goals or greater, you should get your regular two points plus another two taken away from the loser team.

  • Doorman

    Ashley looks like she is Bingo Babe Material in my Eyes!!!  lol  Oh Baby!!!

  • Loric76

    https://twitter.com/EtobicokeErniehttps://twitter.com/EtobicokeErnie/status/424683014648385536
    Drinking is the leading cause of hangovers

  • mr_hanie

    This is one reason I dislike Carlyle’s “swarm/collapse” zone defense. Subban will be blasting away from the point, with abandon, and Bernier will be a sitting duck.

  • Doorman

    Well:  You Knew this was Coming!!!

    5-0 Leafs over the Fucking retarded Frogs!!!

    Kadri with a Gordie  Howe Hat trick tonight!!!

    GO LEAFS GO!!!

  • JWaterdrager

    Loric76  Red Bull should mix bob with thishttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppgw9DHYnbs
    create something like the pamplona bull run on ice. Have monkees steer the bobsled

  • JWaterdrager

    Doorman Gallaghar?

  • Doorman

    Loric76 Hang Overs Keep you honest!!!!  Smartin up Ernie!!!  lol

  • http://mapleleafshotstove.com/ DeclanK

    https://twitter.com/thejogarland/status/424683919494356992

  • MLHS_Luke

    JWaterdrager Doorman I am so disappointed that we haven’t taken a suspension out on that kid.

  • mr_hanie

    DoormanDidn’t  know you hate minorities.

  • Doorman

    JWaterdrager Doorman That sound good!!!  lol

  • Doorman

    mr_hanie Doorman I hate everybody!!!  lol

  • DJGLENN22

    Jordan29 …….i hope he is not looking to be concussed again………….Time for Orr  to put him to sleep……….and Dion to beat the shit out of Prust.

  • Loric76

    https://twitter.com/NHLEnforcerhttps://twitter.com/NHLEnforcer/status/406967581656879105
    Colton Orr http://t.co/MbZ4J8RlXF

  • wendelsway1

    A great night for a Habs Beatdown!……Leafs win in regulation……GO LEAFS GO!!!

  • wiski

    Loric76 Only if you stop 😉

  • Loric76

    TheCanucksnaphook Loric76 hope he steps up tonight.  Want to see him smash face and score off his ass again

  • Loric76

    https://twitter.com/Leafs93dmarthttps://twitter.com/Leafs93dmart/status/424684896737841152
    Rt for https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Leafs&src=hash if you think they will win tonight over the https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Habnots&src=hash http://t.co/ZoCOdAdInw

  • Loric76

    https://twitter.com/DavidAlter590https://twitter.com/DavidAlter590/status/424684976664088576
    Peter Holland out for the warmup https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Leafs&src=hash