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Injury
Matthews (upper-body) returns to the Leafs lineup.
Auston Matthews
Nov. 18, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
Goalie Start
Andersen will start Saturday in Montreal.
Andersen stopped all 42 shots that he faced in the Maple Leafs shutout win over the Devils on Thursday. Andersen has now won four consecutive starts while allowing just seven goals on 142 shots (.951 SV%). In his first start in Montreal this season, Andersen allowed three goals on 34 shots in a 4-3 OT win.
Frederik Andersen
Nov. 18, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
Injury
Matthews (upper-body) will be a game-time decision on Saturday.
Matthews took part in the Maple Leafs optional morning skate and was off of the ice ahead of the scratches, which suggests that he will return to the lineup tonight. Monitor his status when the Leafs hit the ice for warmups at 6:30 p.m. ET.
Auston Matthews
Nov. 18, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
Signing
The Maple Leafs have signed Josh Leivo to a one-year deal worth $925K.
Josh Leivo
Nov. 17, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
Injury
Matthews (upper-body) practiced on Friday but remains a question mark for Saturday’s game in Ottawa.
Matthews has missed the last four games with an upper-body injury but skated on the top line in Friday’s practice and his status for Saturday’s game will be determined after their morning skate.
Auston Matthews
Nov. 17, 2017, 12:43 p.m.
Injury
Nylander (illness) is expected to play Thursday vs. the Devils.
William Nylander
Nov. 16, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
Goalie Start
Andersen will start Thursday vs. the Devils.
Andersen allowed two goals on 35 shots in the Maple Leafs win over the Bruins last Friday. After nearly a full week off, Andersen is expected to start tonight vs. the Devils. Andersen comes in on a three-game winning streak, but struggled in his first start vs. New Jersey—he allowed six goals on 31 shots in a 6-3 loss in mid-October.
Frederik Andersen
Nov. 16, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Line Change
Soshnikov will make his season debut on Thursday.
Soshnikov recorded five goals and seven assists (12 points) in 14 games with the Marlies (AHL) before getting called up earlier this week. Soshnikov will replace Josh Leivo in the lineup tonight and comes into Thursday with 14 points (7G / 7A) in 67 career NHL games.
Nikita Soshnikov
Nov. 16, 2017, 11:26 a.m.
Injury
Matthews (upper-body) will miss his fourth straight game on Thursday.
Matthews practiced on Wednesday and took part in the optional morning skate today, but he will not play tonight vs. New Jersey. Despite missing his fourth consecutive game, Matthews appears to be on track to play Saturday in Montreal.
Auston Matthews
Nov. 16, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Goalie Start
Andersen is expected to start Thursday vs. the Devils.
Andersen allowed two goals on 35 shots in the Maple Leafs win over the Bruins last Friday. After nearly a full week off, Andersen is expected to start tonight vs. the Devils. Andersen comes in on a three-game winning streak, but struggled in his first start vs. New Jersey—he allowed six goals on 31 shots in a 6-3 loss in mid-October.
Frederik Andersen
Nov. 16, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Call up / Send down
The Maple Leafs have sent Frederik Gauthier to Toronto (AHL).
Nikita Soshnikov had to be recalled by today according to a clause in his contract so Gauthier is the victim of a numbers game and returns to the Marlies having not appeared in an NHL game during his call-up—he has two assists in eight games with the Marlies.
Frederik Gauthier
Nov. 14, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Call up / Send down
The Maple Leafs have recalled Nikita Soshnikov from Toronto (AHL).
Soshnikov had to be recalled today by the latest or he was eligible to return to the KHL according to a clause in his contract. The 24-year-old also earned a call-up by recording five goals and seven assists (12 points) in 14 games with the Marlies. Soshnikov has seven goals and seven assists (14 points) in 67 career games with the Maple Leafs.
Nikita Soshnikov
Nov. 14, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
Injury
Nylander (illness) missed Monday’s practice; expected to be ready for Thursday’s game vs. New Jersey.
Nylander missed today’s practice, but the Maple Leafs are off until Thursday, so expect him to be fine and ready to go against New Jersey.
William Nylander
Nov. 13, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
Goalie Start
McElhinney will start Saturday in Boston.
Curtis McElhinney
Nov. 11, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
Goalie Start
Andersen will start Friday vs. the Bruins.
Andersen allowed two goals on 37 shots in the Maple Leafs win over the Wild on Wednesday. It looks like Andersen is starting to get back on track as he’s won three of his last four starts while posting a 2.97 GAA and .905 SV%. He makes for a solid start tonight with the banged up Bruins in town and Anton Khudobin expected to start in goal.
Frederik Andersen
Nov. 10, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
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