GAME DAY — Maple Leafs at Islanders, 7pm


Toronto Maple Leafs at New York Islanders, 7:30pm ET
Uniondale, NY — Nassau Coliseum — MSG+

The Islanders host the Maple Leafs tonight at the Coliseum. Jamies Reimer is expected to start tonight for the Leafs, after being taken off of injured reserve. He’s the regular starting netminder but he’s been out since February 11th with an MCL sprain. The other option is Ben Scrivens, who gave up five goals last night in Montreal in a 5-2 Maple Leafs loss. All the more reason for the Leafs to bring Reimer back in. Reimer has a .929 save percentage in ten appearances this season.

For the Islanders, Radek Martinek and David Ullstrom will sit and Evgeni Nabokov will get the start. Ullstrom continues to be sat in favor of some other players who could use a ‘message.’ With Finley and Boulton in, Capuano clearly would like to go with a tougher lineup tonight against the Leafs. Toronto has two tough guys in Colton Orr and Mike Brown, both of which were in the lineup last night. Lines and other notes are as follows:

Moulson – Tavares – Boyes
Bailey – Nielsen – Okposo
Grabner – Cizikas – McDonald
Martin – Reasoner – Boulton

MacDonald – Hamonic
Visnovsky – Hickey
Streit – Finley


Healthy scratches:
Aucoin, Martinek, Ullstrom

LINKS: Rick DiPiero talked to Mike Fornabio in Bridgeport… In related news, the Sound Tigers sent their mascot sky diving… And Eric Hornick notes that the Islanders have given up just as many goals through 20 games this year as they have the previous two years