The Montreal Canadiens bowed out of the Mats Sundin sweepstakes, signing free agent Robert Lang.
Leafs players, including Alex Steen, react to Cliff Fletcher’s grim assessment of the team.
The Great One doesn’t see an NHL team coming to Western Canada anytime soon.
Here are the headlines of stories relating to the Leafs and the Marlies in the news this morning:
Leafs NHL News
- MLSEL not budgeting for Leafs playoff dates Toronto Sun
- Mayor likes new bench boss Toronto Sun
- Leafs players shrug off Fletcher’s tough assessment Toronto Star
- Leaf prospects look to break out of the shadows Toronto Star
- Leafs face ‘rocky days ahead’ The Globe And Mail
- Jeff Jackson named Marlies GM Toronto Star
NHL and Hockey News
- Habs put Sundin in past, sign veteran Lang Toronto Sun
- Habs hungry for more? The Globe And Mail
- A new NHL team not in the cards for West: Gretzky National Post
- He shoots, he pours National Post
- Canucks take rebuilding steps The Globe And Mail