Gauthier has sat out the previous two games due to a foot injury and it is unclear if it will keep him out of Saturday's lineup against the Rangers.
The Lightning own a seven-game winning streak and 10 of their last 11
to open-up a six-point lead on Toronto in the league and Atlantic
Division standings. Toronto is off a 4-1 win over Carolina and does own a
game in hand.
%W 0.52% | Streak 1
L10: W6 L4 P0
Toronto has seen its future now that star winger William Nylander has returned to the fold. The Leafs now trail Tampa Bay by six points. The Lightning are reasonably healthy and are playing great hockey at both ends of the ice.
%W 0.48% | Streak 1
L10: W5 L4 P1
Tampa Bay Trends
- TrendOver is 18-7-3 in Lightning last 28 games as a home favorite of -151 to -200.Hit %72.00% (28)O/U18|7Push3W/L
- TrendOver is 14-5-1 in Lightning last 20 games a home underdog of +110 to +150.Hit %73.70% (20)O/U14|5Push1W/L
- TrendUnder is 3-1-1 in Lightning last 5 games as an underdog of +110 to +150.Hit %75.00% (5)O/U1|3Push1W/L
- TrendOver is 5-2 in Lightning last 7 games as an underdog of +201 or greater.Hit %71.40% (7)O/U5|2Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 7-0 in Maple Leafs last 7 games as a road favorite of -151 to -200.Hit %100.00% (7)O/U7|0Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 3-1-1 in Maple Leafs last 5 games as a favorite of -201 or greater.Hit %75.00% (5)O/U3|1Push1W/L
- 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|13Push3W/L
Toronto Maple Leafs last injuries
Marincin missed his second-straight game with an illness and is unknown if the symptoms will subside in time for Saturday's clash with the Rangers.
Dermott sustained a left shoulder injury and is projected to sit out until at least the early part of April.
Andersen is unlikely to perform in Wednesday's game against the Sabres as he is to be rested.
Nylander is likely to participate in Wednesday's game against the Sabres despite an illness.
Kapanen has missed the last four games while going through the league-mandated concussion protocol but is expected to be cleared in time for Tuesday's contest against the Predators.
Hyman sat out the last game due to the flu and it is unclear if the symptoms will subside in time for Friday's contest with the Flyers.
Hyman missed practice for an unspecified reason but is expected to play in Monday's game against the Lightning.
Tampa Bay Lightning last injuries
Stralman has been out of commission due to a lower-body injury and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Girardi is sidelined due to a lower-body injury and it is unknown when he will draw back into the lineup.
Erne missed the last game with an upper-body injury but is expected to get back on the ice against the Maple Leafs on Monday.