McCabe, who leads all NHL defenseman with both 15 goals and 34
assists, is bothered by a groin injury suffered in Saturday's
3-2 victory at Edmonton and likely will miss Tuesday's action.
In the Maple Leafs' seventh win in eight outings, Chad Kilger
notched the game-winning goal early in the third period. Mikael
Tellqvist made a season-high 36 saves to win for the fourth
time in his last five starts.
McCabe had a pair of assists in the victory before leaving and
joining an injury list that has held nearly every Toronto star
this season. Despite the bangups, the club has vaulted to
within eight points of the lead in the Northeast Division.
Meanwhile, the Canucks have rebounded from a season high-tying
three-game losing streak by winning their last two, both by one
Brendan Morrison's goal 2:53 into overtime lifted Vancouver to
Saturday's 4-3 victory over Calgary. Anson Carter and
defenseman Sami Salo helped the Canucks rally from a 3-1 deficit
with goals late in regulation, Salo's coming with only 30
With a four-game road trip looming after a return home for one
game, the Maple Leafs will try to build on their recent success
in the series. They are 4-0-1 in the last five meetings between