It's Been a Long Time.
The wait is finally over. After five long months of hot, sticky, hockey free weather both the Toronto Maple Leafs and the cold have returned.
The Leafs will host the Ottawa Senators tonight at the Air Canada Centre in both teams pre season opener.
Find the lineups for both teams below
Clarke MacArthur - Mikhail Grabovski - Nikolai Kulemin
Nazem Kadri - Tyler Bozak - Colby Armstrong
Joey Crabb - Joe Colborne - Matt Frattin
Kenny Ryan - Philippe Dupuis - Jay Rosehill
Keith Aulie - Dion Phaneuf
Jake Gardiner - John-Michael Liles
Carl Gunnarsson - Matt Lashoff
Milan Michalek - Stephan Da Costa - Bobby Butler
Nikita Filatov- Mika Zibanajed - Peter Regin
Nick Foligno - Zach Smith - Chris Neil
Mark Stone- Zenen Konopka - Mark Parrish
Jared Cowen - Erik Karlsson
Patrick Wiercioch - Filip Kuba
David Runblad - Tim Conboy
Keep in mind these are preseason lineups, they may be subject to change.
Players to watch:
Leafs: Joe Colborne, in his first training camp with the Leafs the big (6’5”) pivot look to impress the Leafs brass and force their hand heading into the season.
Senators: Nikita Filatov, an all world talent takes his first step tonight in an attempt to revitalize his NHL dream.
Game time 7:00 PM eastern time. TV - LeafsTV. Radio AM640.