A preview of the Maple Leafs.
When and where: 7:30 p.m. EST. Consol Energy Center.
TV: Root Sports, TSN.
Record: 14-9-1, 29 points. The Maple Leafs are in third place in the Atlantic Division.
Leading Scorer: Phil Kessel, 21 points (12 goals, 9 assists).
Last Game: 6-0 home loss to the Blue Jackets, Monday. James Reimer made 15 saves for the Maple Leafs.
Last Game against the Penguins: 4-1 home loss, Oct. 26. Dave Bolland scored two goals for the Maple Leafs.
Maple Leafs Player We Would Bet Money On Scoring: Cody Franson. He has points in his past three games against the Penguins.
Ex-Penguins on the Maple Leafs: Randy Carlyle, head coach; Trevor Smith, C.
Ex-Maple Leafs on the Penguins: Tom Fitzgerald, assistant to the general manager.
Useless Maple Leafs Trivia Vaguely Related to the Penguins: Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier (above) is one of three Kings draft picks who have recorded a shutout this season. The others are the Penguins' Jeff Zatkoff and the Kings' Jonathan Quick.
Best Maple Leafs Video We Could Find: The Maple Leafs breaking light at ScotiaBank Place in Ottawa during the 2010-11 season while kicking a soccer ball before a game:
Probable goaltenders: Marc-Andre Fleury (13-7-1, 2.05 GAA, .919 SV%) for the Penguins. Jonathan Bernier (8-6-1, 2.17 GAA, .934 SV%) for the Maple Leafs.
Injuries: For the Penguins, right wingers Beau Bennett (undisclosed) Chuck Kobasew ("lower body"), defensemen Paul Martin (leg), Rob Scuderi (broken ankle), left winger Tanner Glass (hand) and goaltender Tomas Vokoun (blood clots) are on injured reserve. For the Maple Leafs, left winger Joffrey Lupul (groin) is out. Center Dave Bolland (center) is on injured reserve.
Potential lines and defensive pairings: The Penguins lines and defensive pairings at today's morning skate were:
14 Chris Kunitz - 87 Sidney Crosby - 9 Pascal Dupuis
36 Jussi Jokinen- 71 Evgeni Malkin - 18 James Neal
25 Andrew Ebbett - 16 Brandon Sutter - 23 Chris Conner
59 Jayson Megna - 46 Joe Vitale - 27 Craig Adams
44 Brooks Orpik - 58 Kris Letang
3 Olli Maata - 5 Deryk Engelland
2 Matt Niskanen - 47 Simon Despres
-The Maple Leafs lines and defensive pairings at today's morning skate were:
21 James van Riemsdyk - 42 Tyler Bozak - 81 Phil Kessel
12 Mason Raymond - 43 Nazem Kadri - 71 David Clarkson
11 Jay McClement - 24 Peter Holland - 41 Nikolai Kulemin
28 Colton Orr - 22 Jarred Smithson - 38 Frazer McLaren
3 Dion Phaneuf - 36 Carl Gunnarsson
2 Mark Fraser - 4 Cody Franson
44 Morgan Reilly - 15 Paul Ranger
-The last time the Penguins played the Maple Leafs, this happened:
-The Penguins lost Matt D'Agostini through waivers to the Sabres.
-Clarkson has 99 career goals.
-Kessel has 197 career goals.
-Ranger had 98 career points.
-The Penguins are expected to stage their 300th consecutive sellout (regular season and playoffs) tonight.
-Our live blog begins at approximately 6:30 p.m. Please tune in.
(Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)