Leafs GM Brian Burke went on the record as saying that forward Nik Antropov, the team’s first-round draft choice in 1998, would benefit from a “change of scenery”. It’s all but certain that Antropov will be dealt prior to the March 4 trade deadline. The Leafs face the Florida Panthers at BankAtlantic Center this evening (7:30pm, Leafs TV, AM 640).

In NHL action last night, Scott Clemmensen shutout the New York Rangers in a Devils victory, while Calgary exploded for five consecutive goals on the way to a 6-2 rout of the Montreal Canadiens.

The Toronto Marlies have signed defenceman Josh Engel to a professional try-out contract.

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

Leafs Game Day
Marlies News
NHL and Hockey News