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Toronto Maple Leafs Game Preview: A must win game for Florida

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The Panthers come to town needing a win to stay in the playoff hunt. Will Toronto oblige?

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Game 74 of the Toronto Maple Leafs season will happen tonight. That's about all it means to the Leafs. The Panthers however, need this win as they are 5 points back of Ottawa for the final playoff spot. Let's preview this game! Woo!

Florida Panthers at Toronto Maple Leafs
7:30PM TSN4 AM590
SBN: Litter Box Cats

Remember the last time these two teams played and the Leafs broke BOTH Florida's goalies? Heh.

Leafs Morning Buzz

Panthers Morning Buzz

NHL.com Preview and lineups

Florida Line Up

Jonathan Huberdeau - Aleksander Barkov - Jaromir Jagr
Brandon Pirri - Vincent Trocheck - Brad Boyes
Jussi Jokinen - Dave Bolland - Jimmy Hayes
Shawn Thornton - Derek MacKenzie - Scottie Upshal

Brian Campbell - Aaron Ekblad
Willie Mitchell - Erik Gudbranson
Dmitry Kulikov - Alex Petrovic

Roberto Luongo
Dan Ellis

Scratched: Tomas Kopecky, Steven Kampfer, Sam Brittain
Injured: Nick Bjugstad (lower body), Al Montoya (groin)

Toronto Line Up

James van Riemsdyk – Tyler Bozak – Phil Kessel
Joakim LindstromSam Carrick – Casey Bailey
Joffrey Lupul – Greg McKegg – David Booth
Richard Panik – Leo Komarov – Brandon Kozun

Jake Gardiner – Morgan Rielly
Eric BrewerDion Phaneuf
Tim Erixon – Andrew MacWilliam

Jonathan Bernier
James Reimer

Scratched: None
Suspended: Nazem Kadri

Highlights to watch tonight:

Jaromir Jagr plays in his billionth hockey game, so let's just watch him be Jagr.

Roberto Luongo is a good goalie.

Greg McKegg will play for the Leafs tonight, let's see fart face in action.

I'll be there within waffle throwing distance (we're totally past that right?), but if you see a really sad large ginger man that's me.

Phil will be Phil.

My Thoughts: Just end the season already.