A bright spot in last night’s Leafs loss to the Red Wings was Jason Blake’s output of two goals; hopefully a foreshadowing of the season to come.

Luke Schenn, Toronto’s first-round draft pick, is close to signing a three-year entry-level contract, according to The Globe And Mail.

In NHL regular-season action the Rangers defeated the Lightning while Jason Spezza’s turnover was the key play in the Senators overtime loss to the Penguins.

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

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