Look for goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere to play Monday against the Atlanta Thrashers and James Reimer to come back Tuesday in Long Island, a rotation that coach Ron Wilson said was the plan even before Reimer suffered his first crushing defeat in his young NHL career on Saturday in Buffalo. Reimer allowed five goals on 30 shots before getting the hook after two periods. Since Jonas Gustavsson fell from grace and later agreed to a conditioning stint with the Toronto Marlies, Reimer played two games in a row, while Giguere last appeared almost a week ago in a win over Florida. Darryl Boyce might have a suggestion for the NHL's competition committee: Get rid of the hole in the glass that rinkside photographers use. The Leafs centre suffered a gruesome multiple-stitch cut on Thursday when he face-planted into the window and had his right nostril ripped apart when it caught in the small circular opening.
Leafs to go with Giguere against Thrashers
Toronto Sun | Feb 7