Toronto Maple Leafs Game Preview Number 46: Washington Capitals

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Who: Toronto Maple Leafs (21-19-5) at Washington Capitals (21-16-6)

Where: Verizon Center (Washington, DC)

When: 7 p.m. ET

Where to watch: Leafs TV, CSN-DC+

Where to listen: TSN 1050

Opposition blog: Stars & Sticks

The Toronto Maple Leafs will once again try to bounce back from a blowout, this time coming at the hands of the Carolina Hurricanes in a 6-1 loss.

Tonight, they will face the Washington Capitals, who just passed them in the Eastern Conference standings last night with a win against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Tonight is a must-win game for the Maple Leafs. Being out-scored 18-5 the last three games, the Leafs are in a very vulnerable position visiting a team that has Alex Ovechkin on it. If they’re not careful, yet another blowout could be in the cards.

With all the trade talk and talk of a head coach being fired surrounding the team right now, a big win would be really good for them.

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