Saturday news: Jeff Finger considers visor
After suffering a cut for 21 stitches just above his eye, Leafs defenceman Jeff Finger is pondering whether to wear a visor. The injury occurred in Thursday’s game against Washington when Finger was cut by a deflected puck off the stick of the Capitals’ Viktor Kozlov.
Toronto hosts the Edmonton Oilers tonight at ACC (7pm, CBC, AM 640).
Around the NHL, the hockey world mourns the loss of Colleen Howe at age 76. The wife of “Mr. Hockey” Gordie Howe, Mrs. Howe was the first female player agent and was instrumental in handling the business aspects of the careers of her husband and also her sons Mark and Marty, who played in both the NHL and WHA.
The AHL Marlies were blanked 2-0 by the Hamilton Bulldogs in AHL action.
Here are the headlines of stories relating to the Leafs and the Marlies in the news this morning:
Leafs Game Day
- Pride on the line for Leafs Toronto Sun
- No slowing Finger Toronto Sun
- Leafs’ Finger looks to visor following injury Toronto Star
- Gerber, the natural Toronto Sun
- Kolzig, Gerber and Grabovski can’t score Toronto Sun
- Goalie Gerber is ready for his closeup National Post
- Maple Leafs Game Day National Post
- Hamilton hopes to turn heads in Toronto The Globe And Mail
NHL and Hockey News
- Colleen Howe, 76: Mrs. Hockey a business all-star CP
- Colleen Howe passes away at 76 CP
- Scrappy Roberts retires again National Post
- The Sean Avery Revival MaxHockey.com
- Flyers void McLaren trade Ottawa Sun
- Might make more sense for Panthers to re-sign Bouwmeester Toronto Sun
- Hockey notes Toronto Star
- Price sharp, but Habs blanked by Thrashers Montreal Gazette
- Flames come up empty in loss to Hurricanes Calgary Herald
- Some New York musings The Globe And Mail
- Crosby vs. Ovechkin The Globe And Mail
- Corvo Still Flying Under the Radar MaxHockey.com
- Friday’s scores NHL.com