Game Day preview | Maple Leafs at Red Wings 12/15


Happy Friday everyone! Here is a brief preview of tonight’s game.

In tonight’s second of 4 meeting’s between these two clubs, The Red Wings are going in with a record of 11-13-7 and The Maple Leafs have a record of 20-12-1.  The Red Wings have lost 10 of their last 11 games, while the Maple Leafs have lost 5 of their last 11 games. Auston Matthews is quoted “Day to-day” with his upper body injury, as quoted by the Leafs coach, Mike Babcock.

Detroit Leaders: Anthony Mantha leads in goals with 12, Dylan Larkin leads in points (24)  & assists (19).

Toronto Leaders: James van Riemsdyk leads in goals with 15, Mitch Marner leads in assists with 18, and Auston Matthews leads in points with 26.

The projected lineup for the Maple Leafs:

Leo Komarov — Nazem Kadri — William Nylander

James van Riemsdyk — Tyler Bozak — Connor Brown

Zach Hyman — Patrick Marleau — Mitchell Marner

Matt Martin — Dominic Moore — Josh Leivo

Morgan Rielly — Ron Hainsey

Jake Gardiner — Nikita Zaitsev

Andreas Borgman — Roman Polak

Curtis McElhinney

Frederik Andersen

Scratched: Connor Carrick, Kasperi Kapanen

Injured: Nikita Soshnikov (lower body), Auston Matthews (upper body)

And the project lineup for the Red Wings:

Anthony Mantha — Dylan Larkin — Tomas Tatar

Justin Abdelkader — Henrik Zetterberg — Gustav Nyquist

Luke Glendening — Frans Nielsen — Darren Helm

Martin Frk — Andreas Athanasiou

Danny DeKeyser — Mike Green

Jonathan Ericsson — Trevor Daley

Niklas Kronwall — Nick Jensen

Luke Witkowski

Jimmy Howard

Petr Mrazek

Scratched: Xavier Ouellet, David Booth

Game time is 7:30pm EST. Have a good friday Red Wings fans, LGRW!!

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