Keefe Confirms Lineup For Game 1 Against Blue Jackets.

Published August 2, 2020 at 9:21 PM

"The Toronto Maple Leafs are finally back on the ice for a game that counts this afternoon. After winning their only exhibition game against a disorganized Montreal Canadiens team, the Leafs will hit the ice this evening at 8PM EST. They'll open up their five game series against the Columbus Blue Jackets looking to officially qualify for the playoffs. Columbus won their only exhibition game as well as they took down the Boston Bruins. Head coach Sheldon Keefe has revealed his lineup for tonight's matchup and fans will definitely be happy about one thing. Keefe has confirmed that Nick Robertson will make his official NHL debut tonight against the Blue Jackets. No surprises as Frederik Andersen gets the start between the pipes for the Leafs however the Blue Jackets did surprise with their starting goalie decision. Joonas Korpisalo will get the start instead of Elvis Merzlikins. Check out the full lineup below:Nylander - Matthews - Hyman
Mikheyev - Tavares - Marner
Robertson - Kerfoot - Kapanen
Clifford - Gauthier-Spezza

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