The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Thursday their 28 player roster that will participate in a Rookie Tournament hosted by the Maple Leafs in London, Ontario. The players will compete in three games against prospect teams from the Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators beginning on Saturday, September 13.All Leafs rookie tournament games will air LIVE on Rogers TV and Rogers Digial Cable across Ontario on Channel 368 SD, 369 HD. Game repeats will air that night at 11pm on Leafs TV.
We will have in-game highlights and post-game interviews online and Leafs TV after every game.
Attending the rookie tournament for the Maple Leafs this year is forward William Nylander, who was Toronto’s first choice, selected eight overall, at the 2014 Entry Draft. Defenceman Rinat Valiev will be the only other Maple Leaf pick from the 2014 draft in attendance. Other notables on the Leafs rookie tournament roster include goaltender Antoine Bibeau, defenceman Matt Finn, and forwards Josh Leivo and Connor Brown. A full roster can be found below.
Toronto Marlies head coach Gord Dineen will oversee the club along with associate coach Derek King and assistant coach Ben Simon.
Tickets are available for purchase at the Budweiser Gardens Box Office, Masonville Place Ticket Outlet, Fanshawe College BizBooth, The Bookstore at Western University, and Books Plus. Seats can also be purchased by calling (866) 455-2849, or visiting www.budweisergardens.com.
Maple Leafs Rookie Camp Practice & Game Schedule
|Date ||Time ||Event (all at Budweiser Gardens) |
|Saturday, September 13 ||11:30 a.m. ||Pre-game Skate |
|Saturday, September 13 ||7:00 p.m. ||Chicago vs. Toronto |
|Sunday, September 14 ||10:30 a.m. ||Pre-game Skate |
|Sunday, September 14 ||7:00 p.m. ||Toronto vs. Ottawa |
|Monday, September 15 ||1:30 p.m. ||Practice |
|Tuesday, September 16 ||9:30 a.m. ||Pre-game Skate |
|Tuesday, September 16 ||2:00 p.m. ||Toronto vs. Pittsburgh |
Toronto Maple Leafs 2014 Rookie Tournament Roster