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Game Day: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Detroit Red Wings

 10/09/2015 - 12:18

Toronto visits Detroit as the Red Wings kick off their 2015-16 NHL season Friday night at the Joe Louis Arena. The game begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on Fox Sports Detroit.

The Leafs are going with the same lineup that lost, despite a substantial shot advantage, at Montreal:

James Van Reimdyke-Nazem Kadri-Brad Boyes
Shawn Matthias-Tyler Bozak-Joffrey Lupul
Daniel Winnik-Nik Spaling-P.A.Parenteau
Leo Komarov-Peter Holland-Mark Arcobello

Matt Hunwick-Dion Phaneuf
Jake Gardiner-Scott Harrington
Morgan Rielly-Martin Marincin

Jonathan Bernier

The Red Wings are going with the lineup coach Jeff Blashill has been using for the last three days in practice:

Dylan Larkin-Henrik Zetterberg-Justin Abdelkader
Tomas Tatar-Brad Richards-Gustav Nyquist
Johan Franzen-Riley Sheahan-Johan Franzen
Drew Miller-Luke Glendening-Landon Ferraro

Niklas Kronwall-Jonathan Ericsson
Kyle Quincey-Mike Green
Jakub Kindl-Brenden Smith

Jimmy Howard

Mike Babcock on the Leafs, benching Polack and Grabner, and the Detroit homecoming.

Red Wings video hasn't be updated as much. Here's Blashill talking about Cleary and Larkin.

Teemu Pulkkinen talks about his opportunity


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