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Ference won’t play against Maple Leafs in Game 6

Andrew Ference will not play tonight because of an undisclosed injury. Ference did not make the trip to Toronto yesterday. Ference is considered day-to-day, said Claude Julien.

“Didn’t make the trip for the right reasons,” Julien said. “We’re heading back home tonight, one way or another. He’s a day-to-day.”

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This will mark the second game Ference will miss in the series. Ference was suspended for Game 2 because of his illegal check to the head of Mikhail Grabovski in Game 1.

Ference’s status further muddies the defensive lineup. Wade Redden skated this morning and practiced yesterday, but the ex-Blue is a game-time decision for tonight. Redden didn’t play in Game 5 because of an undisclosed injury.

If Redden can play, he will most likely replace Ference as Johnny Boychuk’s partner on the No. 2 pairing. If Redden can’t go, Dougie Hamilton could dress for the second time in the series. However, if Hamilton goes in, Dennis Seidenberg would have to switch to the left side and be split from Zdeno Chara.

The guess here is that Redden will dress. Tonight’s expected lineup:

Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Nathan Horton

Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Tyler Seguin

Rich Peverley-Chris Kelly-Jaromir Jagr

Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton

Zdeno Chara-Dennis Seidenberg

Wade Redden-Johnny Boychuk

Matt Bartkowski-Adam McQuaid

Tuukka Rask

Anton Khudobin

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