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LGD: Let’s Finish This

This is it. Game 7. Boston.

We’ve been here before…but that doesn’t need to mean anything. The Leafs survived Game 5 in Boston, and if they come to play, they can do more than just survive Game 7.

The last two games were do or die for the Buds–the only difference tonight is that it’s do or die for the Bruins, too.

Leafs Lines

(via DailyFaceoff.com)

LW C RW
Zach Hyman
ZACH HYMAN

Rating: 72.1#71 LW

Auston Matthews
AUSTON MATTHEWS

Rating: 81.9#6 C

Connor Brown
CONNOR BROWN

Rating: 70.7#96 RW

Patrick Marleau
PATRICK MARLEAU

Rating: 75.2#35 LW

Nazem Kadri
NAZEM KADRI

Rating: 77.5#31 C

Mitch Marner
MITCH MARNER

Rating: 76.0#37 RW

James van Riemsdyk
JAMES VAN RIEMSDYK

Rating: 78.1#13 LW

Tyler Bozak
TYLER BOZAK

Rating: 73.8#64 C

Kasperi Kapanen
KASPERI KAPANEN

Rating: 69.9#109 RW

Andreas Johnsson
ANDREAS JOHNSSON

Rating: 73.2#51 LW

Tomas Plekanec
TOMAS PLEKANEC

Rating: 70.9#130 C

William Nylander
WILLIAM NYLANDER

Rating: 76.5#24 RW

DEFENSIVE PAIRINGS
Morgan Rielly
MORGAN RIELLY

Rating: 75.9#23 LD

Ron Hainsey
RON HAINSEY

Rating: 72.2#54 RD

Jake Gardiner
JAKE GARDINER

Rating: 76.0#21 LD

Nikita Zaitsev
NIKITA ZAITSEV

Rating: 72.0#56 RD

Travis Dermott
TRAVIS DERMOTT

Rating: 72.3#60 LD

Roman Polak
ROMAN POLAK

Rating: 70.1#90 RD

If we’re lucky, the Leafs’ lineup doesn’t change. Whether you love Uncle Leo or hate him, the Buds have a good thing going. The last few games have given us peak gamesmanship from Mike Babcock, though, and he’s being even more mysterious about Game 7. Will Kadri go back between Marleau and Marner? Will Komarov draw in over Andreas Johnsson? Will Connor Carrick ever get to play? Only Babs knows.

Bruins Lines

LW C RW
Brad Marchand
BRAD MARCHAND

Rating: 85.6#1 LW

Patrice Bergeron
PATRICE BERGERON

Rating: 84.9#4 C

David Pastrnak
DAVID PASTRNAK

Rating: 84.0#4 RW

Jake DeBrusk
JAKE DEBRUSK

Rating: 75.3#34 LW

David Krejci
DAVID KREJCI

Rating: 75.3#45 C

Rick Nash
RICK NASH

Rating: 74.6#38 RW

Danton Heinen
DANTON HEINEN

Rating: 72.7#58 LW

Riley Nash
RILEY NASH

Rating: 71.9#106 C

David Backes
DAVID BACKES

Rating: 72.8#76 RW

Tim Schaller
TIM SCHALLER

Rating: 70.2#110 LW

Sean Kuraly
SEAN KURALY

Rating: 71.4#118 C

Noel Acciari
NOEL ACCIARI

Rating: 69.8#111 RW

DEFENSIVE PAIRINGS
Zdeno Chara
ZDENO CHARA

Rating: 76.2#19 LD

Charlie McAvoy
CHARLIE MCAVOY

Rating: 75.3#28 RD

Torey Krug
TOREY KRUG

Rating: 81.6#1 LD

Kevan Miller
KEVAN MILLER

Rating: 74.0#35 RD

Matt Grzelcyk
MATT GRZELCYK

Rating: 72.6#54 LD

Adam McQuaid
ADAM MCQUAID

Rating: 71.4#71 RD

It looks like the only change for Boston will be Danton Heinen drawing back in over Tommy Wingels, after being a healthy scratch for Game 6.

Despite being held pointless in the last two games, the Bruins’ top line of Marchand-Bergeron-Pastrnak remains intact (as expected).

Starting Goalies

Do I even have to tell you?

(It’s Frederik Andersen and Tuukka Rask. Duh.)

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