[7:30 PM] Panthers @ Maple Leafs

Who will WIN this matchup?

Florida Panthers (8-7-1)

@ Toronto Maple Leafs (7-6-3)


Starting Goalies:

James Reimer(FLA): Confirmed

Frederik Andersen(TOR): Confirmed


Winners of back-to-back games for the first time since starting the season 2-0-0 and buoyed by a dramatic overtime victory. the Florida Panthers continue their four-game road trip with a visit to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night. The Panthers posted a 4-3 win at Montreal on Tuesday, ending the Canadiens’ perfect 10-0-0 start at home.

Reimer, dealt by the Maple Leafs to San Jose at least season’s trade deadline, backed up Roberto Luongo when Florida visited Toronto on Oct. 27 — a 3-2 loss — and acknowledged that it was nostalgic to be back in the arena where he played for 5 1/2 seasons.He carries a 2-2-1 mark and 2.72 goals-against average into his sixth start of the season.

James van Riemsdyk sparked the rout of Nashville with his second career hat trick and added an assist to cap an 11-point night with linemates Bozak and rookie Mitch Marner. The 19-year-old Marner scored one goal and set up two others Tuesday to give him multiple points in four of his last six games.

The Panthers acquired C Michael Sgarbossa from Anaheim for F Logan Shaw on Wednesday.

Maple Leafs C Auston Matthews, this year’s No. 1 overall draft pick, is mired in a 10-game goalless drought.

Panthers F Seth Griffith, claimed off waivers from Toronto last week, had an assist in his Florida debut.


StreakSmarts Pick: Toronto Maple Leafs

Confidence: 5/10

StreakSmarter Pick