The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Sunday that the team has trimmed their training
camp roster to 53 players. The Leafs current training camp roster includes a total of 31
forwards, 17 defencemen and five goaltenders.
The following 10 players have been released from training camp and reassigned to the
Toronto Marlies, who open camp September 28: Eric Faille, T.J. Foster, Justin Holl, Justin
Johnson, Max Nicastro, Jack Rodewald, Matt Rupert, Ryan Rupert, Nikolai Skladnichenko and
Brady Vail. The following six players have been reassigned to their respective junior teams:
Stephen Desrocher (Oshawa), Cody Donaghey (Halifax), Martins Dzierkals (Rouyn-Noranda),
Aiden Jamieson (London), Michael Joly (Rimouski), and Lucas Peressini (Kingston).
The Maple Leafs will open their pre-season schedule with a pair of split-squad games
tomorrow night against the Ottawa Senators. Please note –Toronto will skate at the
MasterCard Centre on Monday morning prior to their split-squad games against Ottawa. The
players staying in Toronto to face the Senators at Air Canada Centre will skate at 10 a.m. while
the players traveling to Ottawa will skate at 11 a.m. and then travel to the Nation’s Capital.