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John Tavares Once Again Gets Demoted By The Toronto Maple Leafs

Published March 15, 2024 at 10:44 PM
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The Toronto Maple Leafs are riding high after a convincing 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers, gearing up for what promises to be an intriguing matchup against the revamped Carolina Hurricanes tomorrow night.

But it's not just the opponent that's grabbing attention; changes in the Leafs' lineup are also making waves. According to Maple Leafs Daily, there have been significant shake-ups in the line combinations during practice, with captain John Tavares notably moving down in the lineup.

Here's a breakdown of the changes for tomorrow's game:

Pontus Holmberg joins Auston Matthews and Tyler Bertuzzi on the top line.


Max Domi returns to 2C, flanked by William Nylander and Bobby McMann.

Tavares finds himself at 3C alongside Matthew Knies and the recently recalled Nicholas Robertson.

Ryan Reaves makes way for Noah Gregor, set to skate with newcomer Connor Dewar and David Kampf.

Head Coach Keefe commented on Robertson's return, expressing confidence in his ability to make an impact despite being in and out of the lineup.

As for tomorrow's game against the Carolina Hurricanes, it's scheduled for 7:00 PM. The Hurricanes, bolstered by the additions of Jake Guentzel and Evgeni Kuznetsov acquired at the Trade Deadline, pose a formidable challenge for the Leafs.

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