Reimer left Tuesday's practice with an undisclosed injury.
Reimer was on the ice for about 25 minutes before heading to the dressing room following a brief discussion with the trainer. Reimer has been red-hot and if he were to miss time it would be devastating for the Leafs’ recent hot streak. Toronto doesn’t play until Saturday, so expect him to be reevaluated in the next few days.
Spaling (upper-body) is expected to play on Monday vs. Boston.
Spaling has missed the last three games with an upper-body injury, but is expected to return to the lineup on Monday vs. the Bruins. Spaling will centre the Maple Leafs third line, he has two assists in 15 games this season.
Reimer allowed one goal on 36 shots in the Maple Leafs 2-0 loss in Boston on Saturday. Reimer has been sensational recently. In his last six starts, he has gone 5-1-0 with a 1.31 GAA and .962 SV%. He has allowed a single goal in his last three games and will face the Bruins again tonight. Reimer has gone 3-2-2 with a 2.42 GAA and .929 SV% at home this season.
Reimer made 33 saves on 34 shots in the Maple Leafs shootout win over the Hurricanes last night. Reimer stretched his winning streak to five games and will go for No. 6 tonight in Boston. Over the winning streak Reimer has posted a 1.36 GAA and .960 SV%. He will take on a Bruins team that ranks third in the NHL in scoring.
Reimer made 34 saves on 35 shots in the Maple Leafs 5-1 win over the Avalanche on Tuesday. Reimer has won four straight while posting a 1.47 GAA and .957 SV%. Reimer has been red-hot and has clearly cemented himself as the Maple Leafs’ No. 1. Reimer has a good chance to make it five in a row when he takes on a Hurricanes team that has lost four in a row and six of their last seven.
Reimer made 43 saves on 45 shots in the Maple Leafs 4-2 win over the Canucks on Saturday. Reimer has been great as of late, winning three in a row while posting a 1.62 GAA and .952 SV%. He has clearly perched himself atop the Maple Leafs’ goaltending depth chart and will start his eighth game in Toronto’s last nine.
Bernier will start his first game since October 31st vs. the Penguins. That night he allowed four goals on 32 shots in a loss. Bernier has yet to win a game while posting a 3.02 GAA and .899 SV% this season. With James Reimer playing very well right now, Bernier will need a good outing tonight—however, he will be in tough vs. the red-hot Rangers.
Reimer will make his seventh straight start on Saturday.
Reimer stopped 21 of 22 shots in the Maple Leafs 2-1 shootout win over the Predators on Thursday. The Maple Leafs surprisingly beat the Predators and Stars in back-to-back games and will look to make it three in a row tonight vs. the Canucks. Reimer is 4-2-3 with a 2.33 GAA and .920 SV% in 10 games this season.
Reimer will start his sixth straight game on Thursday.
Reimer allowed two goals on 38 shots in the Maple Leafs win in Dallas on Tuesday. Who would have though that Reimer would beat the Stars twice? He has played very well since Jonathan Bernier got hurt—he has posted a 1.96 GAA and .941 SV% in his last five starts. It won't be easy for him to string wins together tonight in Nashville.
The Maple Leafs have activated Jonathan Bernier (lower-body) from IR.
Bernier missed the last five games with a lower-body injury and despite saying that he is not 100 percent, he has been activated from IR and will be available in some capacity on Thursday. James Reimer has played very well with Bernier out, so expected Reimer to go again on Thursday with Bernier serving as his backup.