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GDT: Maple Leafs are in Montreal to take on the Canadiens

It’s a clash of the almost NHL lineups.

Buffalo Sabres v Toronto Maple Leafs
No, I’m not tired of Tavares pictures, why do you ask?
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It’s game night, and it’s the first real Leafs roster to hit the ice this season.

This amazing creation is courtesy of the Montréal Canadiens official PR department where comic sans rules and the Leafs logo hasn’t changed.

The Leafs lineups from this morning are:

You should expect Frederik Andersen to play the whole game, and while Travis Dermott is almost ready to come back, he likely will not play tonight, and we’ll see the hot new pairing of Rosen and Ozhiganov. Trevor Moore draws in for the not really very hurt Zach Hyman.

The Habs lines are:


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Mike Babcock has his ‘A team’ ready to play tonight at the Centre Bell.

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One junior, one AHLer, and one whose ultimate destination this season still isn’t known were cut from the team.


Who is the least likely player to be on the ice in Toronto for opening night?

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    Connor Carrick
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    Josh Leivo
    (27 votes)
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    Garret Sparks
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