Jeff Finger’s bruised foot will keep him out of action for the opening week of the NHL season. However, it is reported that Pavel Kubina’ sore knee will heal in time for opening night, October 9 at Detroit. The Leafs are in Motown tonight to take on the Red wings in pre-season action.

Luke Schenn, arguably the team’s best defenceman during the first few exhibition games, is making the decision on whether to keep him on the roster more difficult than expected.

On the Rock, the Marlies defeated Manitoba 4-2 in exhibition action in Newfoundland.

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

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