The Toronto Maple Leafs are coming off their first shutout loss of the season and hope to avenge that defeat as early as tonight against the Detroit Red Wings.
This is the 5th game the Leafs have played in 7 nights, wrapping up a difficult week.
Given the quick turnaround, and the fact that Mike Babcock was weirdly happy with his team's play on Thursday night, there won't be any lineup changes, barring one between the pipes.
Since Freddie Andersen played Thursday night, Curtis McElhinney will get the call tonight against the Red Wings. The last time he suited up was against the Edmonton Oilers on December 10th, a game in which he stopped all 41 saves he faced for an impressive shutout win.
He hopes to accomplish a similar feat tonight - with hopefully less shots aimed his way.
Here's the projected lineup.
Hyman - Marleau - Marner
Komarov - Kadri - Nylander
Van Riemsdyk - Bozak - Brown
Martin - Moore - Leivo
Rielly - Hainsey
Gardiner - Zaitsev
Borgman - Polak