The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Monday that forward Jiri Tlusty has been assigned to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. Tlusty played in five preseason games for the Maple Leafs and registered one assist.
The Marlies open the regular season at home on Saturday, October 6 versus the Rochester Americans. Game time is 4:30 p.m.
Now in their third season as the Maple Leafs' primary affiliate, the Marlies are one of 29 teams competing in the American Hockey League's 73rd season. For ticket information to the Marlies' next home game at Ricoh Coliseum at Exhibition Place, call 416-597-PUCK.