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#Reimvember takes a night off. Species does not.

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Toronto Maple Leafs @ New York Rangers

7:00PM on Sportsnet, TVA Sports, NHL-US

The Enemy: Blueshirt Banter

Both the Leafs and Rangers are playing on the back half of a back-to-back. Leafs are on a three game win streak while the Rangers have won eight straight. The Rangers are hot. They also don't like wearing shirts.Here are some pictures to demonstrate how hot they are (helpfully curated by Species):

This is Zuccarello cutting Kreider's hair. He's also not wearing a shirt, for some reason.

The line-ups (stolen from eiseido's preview):

Leafs

James van Riemsdyk- Nazem Kadri - Leo Komarov
Shawn Matthias - Tyler Bozak - P.A. Parenteau
Daniel Winnik - Nick Spaling - Joffrey Lupul
Michael Grabner - Byron Froese - Peter Holland

Jake Gardiner - Dion Phaneuf
Matt Hunwick - Morgan Rielly
Scott Harrington - Roman Polak

Jonathan Bernier
James Reimer

Ryan McDonagh fishing...without a shirt, for some reason

Rangers

Rick Nash - Derick Brassard - Mats Zuccarello
Chris Kreider - Derek Stepan - J.T. Miller
Oscar Lindberg - Kevin Hayes - Vicktor Stalberg
Dominic Moore - Jarret Stoll - Jesper Fast

Ryan McDonagh - Dan Girardi
Marc Staal - Dan Boyle
Keith Yandle - Kevin Klein

Antti Raanta
Henrik Lundqzist

Lunqvist walking on a dock, also without a shirt.

Poll

Which team is hotter?

This poll is closed

  • 41%
    Toronto
    (31 votes)
  • 58%
    New York
    (43 votes)
74 votes total Vote Now