Jason Blake had three goals and two assists to lead the Leafs to a 6-4 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night. The five-point night from Blake represents a career high for the Leafs winner as Toronto defeated their former coach Paul Maurice who was behind the Hurricanes’ bench. Jiri Tlusty also had a career-best three assist outing.

The Leafs hope their winning ways can continue in Atlanta this evening (7:30pm, SportsNet, AM 640).

Around the NHL, the Habs were winners over the Predators while Canucks’ star goalie Roberto Luongo looked rather unimpressive in his return to action in a 4-1 defeat to the Coyotes.

OHL star John Tavares may be ready to return to action for the London Knights this evening after suffering a shoulder injury in the CHL Prospects game on Wednesday.

Here are the headlines of stories relating to the Leafs and the Marlies in the news this morning:

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