The Maple Leafs had their first scrimmages of the pre-season at Ricoh Coliseum yesterday.
Mikhail Grabovsky skated alongside Nik Antropov and Alexei Ponikarovsky.
Head coach Ron Wilson cautioned that the first few line combinations at camp will likely not resemble anything close to the opening-day roster.
Here are the headlines of stories relating to the Leafs and the Marlies in the news this morning:
Leafs NHL News
- Hey there big boys Toronto Sun
- Wilson puts focus on drills Toronto Sun
- Put up your dukes Toronto Sun
- Sundin’s absence doesn’t go unnoticed Toronto Sun
- Leaf captaincy not something to be trifled with Toronto Star
- Finger will soon find out he’s no longer in Colorado Toronto Star
- Grabovski’s at home with new Leaf linemates Toronto Star
- Wilson not a fan of Toronto traffic Toronto Star
- Leafs must get worse to get better National Post
NHL and Hockey News
- Pisani to shift from wing to centre Edmonton Journal
- Brule gets fresh start Edmonton Journal
- Hartsburg a winner in Sens’ pre-season opener Ottawa Citizen
- Selanne joins Ducks camp, minus insurance Montreal Gazette
- Stamkos scores in Tampa win AP
- Sabres GM Regier gets contract extension AP