The Blue Jackets are riddled with injuries, but the Maple Leafs would need short memories to take them lightly; they were thoroughly outcompeted by the Blue Jackets in their three meetings last season, losing by a combined score of 13-3.

There are some rumblings of 7D, and of Carter Ashton’s season debut, but that’s been the case for almost every game this season.


Projected Lines


Joffrey Lupul – Nazem Kadri – Phil Kessel
James van Riemsdyk – Tyler Bozak – David Clarkson
Leo Komarov – Mike Santorelli – Daniel Winnik
Carter Ashton – Peter Holland – Richard Panik

Dion Phaneuf – Cody Franson
Jake Gardiner – Roman Polak
Morgan Rielly – Stephane Robidas

Jonathan Bernier
James Reimer

Scratched: Matt Frattin, Stuart Percy
Injured: David Booth (foot), Brandon Kozun (ankle)


Scott Hartnell – Ryan Johansen – Cam Atkinson
Nick Foligno – Alexander Wennberg – Jack Skille
Corey Tropp – Michael Chaput – Marko Dano
Sean Collins – Adam Cracknell – Jared Boll

Fedor Tyutin – Jack Johnson
Tim Erixon – Dalton Prout
Ryan Murray – David Savard

Curtis McElhinney
Anton Forsberg

Scratched: Cody Goloubef, Brian Gibbons
Injured: Artem Anisimov (concussion), Matt Calvert (upper body), Nathan Horton (back), Brandon Dubinsky (abdominal surgery), Mark Letestu (groin), James Wisniewski (broken finger), Sergei Bobrovsky (broken finger), Boone Jenner (broken left hand)

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