Notes & Lines: Crosby vs. Kessel

Sidney Crosby and what's left of the Pittsburgh Penguins will face off against Phil Kessel and what appears to be the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight. Dion Phaneuf will be back in the line-up for Toronto, if he's able to select the right pair of shoes on time.

Line combinations after the jump. Hopefully you're not eating when you read them.


Pittsburgh Penguins lines from Penguins.NHL.com. You may not want to read this.

Chris Kunitz – Sidney Crosby – Pascal Dupuis
Harry Zolnierczyk – Jussi Jokinen – Jayson Megna
Chris Conner – Brandon Sutter – Joe Vitale
Craig Adams – Zach Sill – Chuck Kobasew

Matt Niskanen – Olli Maatta
Robert Bortuzzo – Brian Dumoulin
Simon Despres – Philip Samuelsson

Marc-Andre Fleury

Zolnierczyk – Jokinen – Megna is the second line. The second line.
Matt Niskanen may play 45 minutes tonight.
Pray for Fleury.

Toronto Maple Leafs lines via Daily Faceoff:

James van Riemsdyk – Nazem Kadri – Phil Kessel
Mason Raymond – Peter Holland – Joffrey Lupul
Jerry D'Amigo – Jay McClement – Nikolai Kulemin
Frazer McLaren – Trevor Smith – Troy Bodie

Carl Gunnarsson – Dion Phaneuf
Cody Franson – Jake Gardiner
Morgan Rielly – John-Michael Liles

Jonathan Bernier

The betting lines are set at four fights, two suspensions and three injuries.

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