Toronto trails first-place Boston by two points for the lead in
the Northeast Division. However, the Maple Leafs have only
three games left and the Bruins have four.
Right wing Owen Nolan suffered a right knee injury in the first
period of Saturday's 2-2 tie with Ottawa. Nolan's status is
The Maple Leafs followed up an impressive victory in Boston with
Saturday's tie. Ron Francis scored and assisted on defenseman
Bryan McCabe's tying tally for Toronto, which needed the tie to
stay one point ahead of the Senators.
Atlanta is seeking to notch consecutive victories for just the
second time this month after a 3-0 triumph at Florida on
Saturday. Rookie goaltender Kari Lehtonen stopped 30 shots and
Dany Heatley scored twice for the Thrashers.
Toronto is 2-0-0-1 against Atlanta this season, including a 4-1
road win on January 30 in the last meeting.