A preview of tonight's Washington/Toronto game.
|Tonight 7 p.m. EDT.
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ONT.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are in tough tonight.
The Washington Capitals are on a six game point streak, (5-0-1)
A win tonight gives the Capitals their ninth victory in October.
The Capitals also end their five game road trip tonight.
The Capitals defeated the Leafs 4-3 on Oct. 16. That's the last time the two teams met.
Toronto has been struggling, losing three of their last four games.
The good news for Toronto is Travis Dermott is scheduled to play tonight after a long absence because of a shoulder injury.
Richard Panik - Upper Body - Injured reserve, (IR.),
Zach Hyman - Torn ACL. - IR.,
Mason Marchment - Undisclosed - IR.
David Clarkson - Back - IR.,
John Tavares - Fractured Finger - Day-to-day.