The Maple Leafs begin a two-game weekend road trip tonight at Madison Square Garden in New York where they take on the Rangers.

Forward Nikolai Kulemin has enlisted the services of Nik Antropov to act as his translator, when addressing the media.

The axe falls on Denis Savard in Chicago, with Joel Quenneville earning the nod behind the Blackhawks bench.

To no one’s surprise, Steve Yzerman will manage Canada’s men’s hockey team at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

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

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