Toronto Maple Leafs (21-29-10, 29th in NHL) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (36-22-4, 9th in NHL)

Puck drop: 7:30 p.m. EST
Where: Air Canada Centre
Watch: TSN4

It’s William Nylander debut night.


And Zach Hyman, Kasperi Kapanen, Nikita Soshnikov, Connor Carrick, Ben Smith and Brooks Laich, too.

Leafs games just got interesting again.

Who’s Hot

  • Nazem Kadri: Five points (5a) in last four games
  • Brad Boyes: Seven points (2g,5a) in last eight games

Who’s Cold

  • Michael Grabner: 0 points in last 22 games
  • Frank Corrado: 0 points in last eight games

Matchup Stats

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Overall StatsTBTor
Record %0.6130.433
Home Winning %0.6210.44
Away Winning %0.5670.333
Shootout Winning %0.50.5
Goal Differential Per Game0.37-0.57
Shot Differential Per Game0.560.42
Hits Per Game20.227.7
PIM Per Game99.3
Opponent PIM Per Game9.88.5
Goals Per Game2.742.35
Even Strength Goals Per Game2.051.87
Power Play Goals Per Game0.610.47
Shots Per Game29.131.3
Shots Per Goal10.613.3
Team Shooting %9.40%7.50%
Power Play %17.70%14.60%
Goals Against Per Game2.372.92
ES Goals Against Per Game1.772.15
PP Goals Against Per Game0.50.67
Shots Against Per Game28.5530.85
Shots Against Per Goal12.0410.58
Opp. Team Shooting %8.30%9.50%
Penalty Kill %83.50%80.20%
Save %0.9170.906
Goals Against Average2.342.87
Opponent Save %0.9060.925
Opponent Goals Against Average2.712.31
Opponent Shutouts47

Toronto Maple Leafs Projected Lines

Nikita Soshnikov – Nazem Kadri – Leo Komarov
Michael Grabner – William NylanderZach Hyman
Colin Greening – Ben SmithBrooks Laich
Brad Boyes – Peter Holland – Kasperi Kapanen

Matt Hunwick – Morgan Rielly
Jake Gardiner – Frank Corrado
Martin Marincin – Connor Carrick

Starting Goalie: Garret Sparks
Jonathan Bernier

Injured: Stephane Robidas (lower body), Joffrey Lupul (middle body), James van Riemsdyk (foot fracture), PA Parenteau (upper body), Tyler Bozak (upper body)

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