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GDT: Winnipeg Jets at Toronto Maple Leafs

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If Toronto scores in the ACC and it's an announced sellout, does the crowd make a sound?

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The Winnipeg Jets continue their Eastern Conference road trip, which is off to a 1-1-0 start. After an incredibly disappointing 5-1 loss against the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday, the Jets will look to rebound against those most irrationally hated of opponents, the Toronto Maple Leafs. Don't let their 2-7-2 record fool you; it's goaltending alone which has largely let them down.

Everywhere says that the game is scheduled for 6:00 PM Central Time, so goodness knows that puck drop will be at 6:07 PM or some such nonsense. Catch the game on Sportsnet, Sportsnet One and TSN 1290.

If you missed today's preview, click here. Not that I want you reading it; I hate that guy.

Projected Lineups

Winnipeg Jets, as per Left Wing Lock and Ken Wiebe:

Andrew Ladd - Bryan Little - Blake Wheeler
Mathieu Perreault - Mark Scheifele - Nikolaj Ehlers
Alexander Burmistrov - Adam Lowry - Drew Stafford
Chris Thorburn - Nicolas Petan - Anthony Peluso
Toby Enstrom - Dustin Byfuglien
Ben Chiarot - Tyler Myers
Mark Stuart - Jacob Trouba
Ondrej Pavelec
Michael Hutchinson

Toronto Maple Leafs, as per Left Wing Lock and Dhiren Mahiban:

James van Riemsdyk - Nazem Kadri - Leo Komarov
Shawn Matthias - Tyler Bozak - PA Parenteau 
Daniel Winnik - Nick Spaling - Joffrey Lupul 
Michael Grabner - Bryon Froese - Brad Boyes 
Jake Gardiner - Dion Phaneuf 
Matt Hunwick - Morgan Rielly 
Martin Marincin - Roman Polak 
James Reimer 
Antoine Bibeau 

Players to Watch

Tyler Myers on the Winnipeg Jets side. He's averaging 20:41 TOI per game, including 01:41 on the power play, but is still looking for his first goal of the season. At 24 shots and counting, he's due for a goal sooner rather than later, right?

On the opposing side, all eyes should be on James Reimer. With Bernier's struggles and subsequent injury, the time for Reimer to assert himself is now. He's playing for his next contract, whether it's signed with Toronto or elsewhere. Can he handle the pressure? Can he be great without facing 40+ shots?