On Thursday, the Tampa Bay Lightning will face the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 2 of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs 1ST round.
Game time is set 7:00PM EDT at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada.
The Tampa Bay Lightning holds a 1-0 series lead after a 7-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 1.
Tampa Bay seized the opportunity to score at will against Toronto in the 1st quarter and they finished strong until the final minutes of the game.
Tampa Bay's Victor Hedman and Erik Cernak got injured in Game 1 and this could be a factor in Game 2 when they play defense on Toronto's front line.
The Toronto Maple Leafs has a chance to level the series before the playoffs moves to Tampa Bay in Game 3.
Toronto's slow start in Game 1 eventually led with their downfall.
They must start stronger and better in Game 2 as they can't afford to be in a 0-2 hole in the series.
Toronto hopes that William Nylander remains hot in his scoring in Game 2 and take advantage the injury-riddled defense line of Tampa Bay.
The sportsbook handicappers have installed the Toronto Maple Leafs as the favorites to win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.
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