Toronto Maple Leafs goalkeeper Frederick Andersen will hold a Saturday home game against New Yorkers due to a groin injury.
On Saturday morning, the team said that Andersen is listed as day-to-day.
The last time Andersen played on December 22 against the New York Rangers, stopping 25 shots in 5-3 victories.
The 29-year-old player from Denmark this season has 20 wins and 30 starts, as well as 0.923 percent saving throw and 2.50 goals against the average.
Garrett Sparks the Saturday game will begin, and Kasimir KaskisuoCalled from the Toronto Marlies American Hockey League on an emergency basis, will serve as a backup team.
Sparks began Friday night against Blue Jackets in Columbus. He made 27 saves in a 4-2 victory.
Kaskisuo, 25, 3-5: 11 in 11 matches with Marlies this season with 4.12 heads versus average and 0.866 percent salvation.
Kaskisuo was originally signed by Maple Leafs for an entry-level contract on March 28, 2016.