Nielsen is dealing with a stomach virus and it is unclear if he will participate in Saturday's game against the Flyers.
%W 0.52% | Streak 0
L10: W2 L8 P0
This is the most important NHL game of the season up to this point as Toronto’s star forward William Nylander makes his 2018 debut. 28 games into the season without Nylander has every hockey scribe wondering how good can this Leafs team really be
- TrendOver is 4-0 in Maple Leafs last 4 games as an underdog of +151 to +200.Hit %100.00% (4)O/U4|0Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 35-16-1 in Maple Leafs last 52 games as a favorite of -151 to -200.Hit %68.60% (52)O/U35|16Push1W/L
- TrendUnder is 5-1-1 in Maple Leafs last 7 games as a home favorite of -110 to -150.Hit %83.30% (7)O/U1|5Push1W/L
- TrendUnder is 6-2-1 in Maple Leafs last 9 games as a favorite of -110 to -150.Hit %75.00% (9)O/U2|6Push1W/L
- TrendOver is 10-1 in Red Wings last 11 games as a road underdog of +201 or greater.Hit %90.90% (11)O/U10|1Push0W/L
- TrendUnder is 3-0-1 in Red Wings last 4 games as a road favorite of -110 to -150.Hit %100.00% (4)O/U0|3Push1W/L
- TrendUnder is 18-7-1 in Red Wings last 26 games as an underdog of +110 to +150.Hit %72.00% (26)O/U7|18Push1W/L
- TrendOver is 11-1 in Red Wings last 12 games as an underdog of +201 or greater.Hit %91.70% (12)O/U11|1Push0W/L
Detroit Red Wings last injuries
Bertuzzi has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury but it is expected he will lace up for Saturday's contest against the Flyers.
Daley is on injured reserve with a broken foot but is expected to be available for Tuesday's game against the Predators.
Larkin is sidelined due to a strained oblique but is expected to return to action against the Golden Knights on Thursday.
Rasmussen has returned from a conditioning stint in the minors after a hamstring injury. It is likely he will be activated from injured reserve in time for Thursday's game against the Golden Knights.
Toronto Maple Leafs last injuries
Johnsson exited the previous game with a left leg injury and he will not play against the Coyotes on Saturday.
Ennis has been activated from the injured reserve list after healing from a broken ankle but it is unclear if he will return Saturday against the Coyotes.
Andersen is not expected to be available Sunday against the Rangers as he is to be rested.