Boston Bruins (5-1-1) at Toronto Maple Leafs (4-3-0)
The Bruins visit Toronto for the first of four meetings this season and try and leave the trauma of Thursday night's beat down against the Buffalo Sabres behind them. Last season the B's swept the Leafs in all six meetings, outscoring them 36-10, in their last meeting in March, Boston shutout Toronto 8-0.
James Reimer started that game in net for the The Leafs and will be looking for redemption as he gets the start between the pipes. Tuukka Rask will be starting for Boston as expected.
Both the Leafs and Bruins have substantial injuries and have tapped into their AHL reserves for tonight's...
Last night's loss to the Vancouver Canucks was the first regulation loss in ten games for the Detroit Red Wings. At the tail end of a Western Canadian road trip, this game means a lot for a team desperately trying to improve it's away record, which currently is under 500.
The Red Wings and Flames have met twice already this season, both times at Joe Louis Arena. Calgary took the first meeting 4-1 while Detroit ran away with the second 5-3.
Looking at Calgary, they are an enigma. They have talent but can't turn it into wins. Captain Jarome Iginla can hit 500 career goals tonight with a hat trick, and with his line-mates Olli Jokinen and Curtis Glencross, it isn'...