The Maple Leafs hit the ice Thursday as they prepared for a home-and-home against Detroit this weekend to close out the preseason.
There are quite a few injured Leafs at the moment including Nazem Kadri
who will be out of the lineup for up to a month due to a left knee injury. Tim Connolly
is not expected to play this weekend with an upper body injury while Ron Wilson is hopeful that Mike Brown
and Matthew Lombardi could get into at least one game this weekend. Tyler Bozak
is not expected to play Friday in Detroit.
Mike Ulmer was at practice and has more on Matt Frattin
getting a real shot at opening with the Leafs next week. Here is the full story.
Here is how the Leafs lines looked at Thursday's practice:Forwards:
MacArthur - Grabovski - Kulemin
Lupul - Bozak - Kessel
Frattin - Boyce - Armstrong
Rosehill - Lombardi - Crabb
Brown - Dupuis - Orr Defence:
Aulie - Phaneuf
Liles - Schenn
Gunnarsson - Franson
Gardiner - Komisarek
Gustavsson, Reimer, Scrivens