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Andersen Looking For Sixth Straight Win As Columbus Visits Toronto.

Published November 19, 2018 at 2:23 PM
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"The Toronto Maple Leafs are on absolute fire right now riding a three game win streak and sitting at 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. Frederik Andersen gets the start for the Leafs and he'll be looking for his sixth straight win, the Leafs goalie has a 1.20 goals against average and .966 save percentage during that span. Andersen and the Leafs' defense are on the same page as the team has allowed one goal or fewer in five of their past six games. Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly is making a serious push for a Norris trophy early on in the season, the Leafs 24 year old defenseman has seven points in his last five games and currently leads all NHL defenseman in points. "We've got a challenge tonight. They can really skate and they're big and physical. We're not taking them lightly, that's for sure, because we think they're pretty darn good." Rielly said regarding the matchup tonight.
On the Blue Jackets' side of things, Sergei Bobrovsky gets the start and he's won three straight games, and like the Leafs, the Blue Jackets have been tight defensively having only allowed one goal in four of their last six games with a 5-0-1 record. Forward Cam Atkinson was named the NHL's first star of the week and had a hat trick against Carolina Saturday. Here's a look both team's projected lineups for tonight:Maple Leafs projected lineup
FORWARDS
Zach Hyman -- John Tavares -- Mitchell Marner
Patrick Marleau -- Nazem Kadri -- Kasperi Kapanen
Andreas Johnsson -- Par Lindholm -- Connor Brown
Tyler Ennis -- Frederik Gauthier -- Josh Leivo
DEFENSIVE PAIRINGS
Morgan Rielly -- Ron Hainsey
Jake Gardiner -- Nikita Zaitsev
Travis Dermott -- Igor Ozhiganov
GOALTENDER
Frederik AndersenBlue Jackets projected lineup
FORWARDS
Artemi Panarin -- Pierre-Luc Dubois -- Cam Atkinson
Nick Foligno -- Boone Jenner -- Josh Anderson
Brandon Dubinsky -- Alexander Wennberg -- Anthony Duclair
Lukas Sedlak -- Riley Nash -- Markus Hannikainen
DEFENSIVE PAIRINGS
Ryan Murray -- Seth Jones
Markus Nutivaara -- David Savard
Zach Werenski -- Scott Harrington
GOALTENDER
Sergei Bobrovsky
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