Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 3/30/15
Toronto center Peter Holland missed Thursday's practice with the flu, putting his status for tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings in doubt, according to Mark Masters.Holland stayed at the hotel this morning in Los Angeles because of the illness.By Claus Anderson / Getty ImagesIf Holland is unable to play tonight, forward Nikolai Kulemin will most likely take his spot as the third-line center. Leafs' defenceman Cody Franson is also battling the flu but is hoping he can take the ice tonight, even though he doesn't consider himself 100 per cent recovered just yet. If both players cannot suit up, Toronto will not employ their seven-defencemen strategy they've been using lately, and fourth-liners Colton Orr and Carter Ashton should be able to find themselves in the lineup. If Franson does play tonight, the seven-defencemen strategy may be put back into action. 
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