Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Lightning-Maple Leafs Monday game preview

>>TONIGHT

Lightning at Maple Leafs

When/where: 7:30, Air Canada Centre, Toronto

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 970-AM

Key stats: The Maple Leafs are in full sell mode, continuing their massive rebuild with several trades in the past month, shipping away captain/defenseman Dion Phaneuf, D Roman Polak, C Shawn Matthias, C Nick Spaling and G James Reimer, among others. … Toronto has lost eight of its past 10 games, its 52 points more than only Edmonton entering Sunday. … The Lightning won the teams' first two meetings, 5-4 in overtime in Toronto on Dec. 15 and 1-0 in Tampa on Jan. 27. G Andrei Vasilevskiy started both and was expected in net tonight. … C Steven Stamkos has 16 goals and 16 assists in 27 career games against his hometown Leafs.

Lightning-Maple Leafs Monday game preview 02/28/16 [Last modified: Sunday, February 28, 2016 10:04pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. College football game-day guide, Week 8

    College

    Derwin vs. Lamar

    Florida State Seminoles defensive back Derwin James (3) breaks up the pass intended for Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Ahmmon Richards (82) in the third quarter of the game between the Florida State Seminoles and the Miami Hurricanes at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Fla. on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. The Miami Hurricanes beat the Florida State Seminoles 24-20.
  2. Sorry, Nebraska, Scott Frost appears interested in staying at UCF

    College
    Scott Frost has UCF undefeated with an important game at Navy next. [Getty Images]
  3. Tampa Bay Downs full of high-paying races this season

    Parimutuels

    OLDSMAR — Tampa Bay Downs is green like never before.

  4. Astros rout Yankees to force Game 7 of AL Championship Series

    Ml

    HOUSTON — Justin Verlander pitched seven shutout innings to outduel Luis Severino for the second time, and the Astros bats came alive in their return home as Houston routed the Yankees 7-1 Friday night and forced a decisive Game 7 in the American League Championship Series.

    The Astros’ Brian McCann, who has struggled during the ALCS, breaks a scoreless tie with an RBI double during the fifth inning off Yankees starter Luis Severino.