Game 12: Ottawa Senators @ Toronto Maple Leafs

Are you stoked for tonight's game? Because I'm stoked for tonight's game. I'm hoping my excitement doesn't fade quickly with an early-game Chris Phillips giveaway resulting in an easy Leafs goal, but let's just hope that doesn't happen tonight.

Some tidbits I'll be watching for tonight:

  • Will anyone score: The Leafs have been shut out in their last two games. Ottawa was shutout last game. At least one of those streaks has to end.
  • Goaltending duel: It will be Brian Elliott against Jean-Sebastien Giguere. Who will come out on top?
  • Ugly streak: Ottawa has lost five straight against Toronto. Will that end tonight?
  • Fisticuffs: Will Matt Carkner fight Colton Orr? Will Zack Smith or Chris Neil engage in any fights?
  • Sens killer: Will Phil Kessel add to his 7G and 2A in 6GP against the Sens as a Leaf?
  • Injury watch: Daniel Alfredsson is a game-time decision. Pascal Leclaire will be on the bench, hopefully wearing his goalie mask.
  • Big Lee-guer: Should Alfredsson be unable to play, expect Brian Lee to step in to the lineup as a forward again tonight. Will he get more than 90 seconds of ice time?

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