The Maple Leafs 2011 preseason begins tonight as the Leafs host the Ottawa Senators. This is the first of three straight games for the Leafs who play back-to-back games against Philadelphia with Tuesday being at home.
Where to watch:TV:
Leafs TV has the pre-game show at 6:30 p.m. followed by puck drop at 7 p.m.Online:
If you live in the Leafs broadcasting region, you can also watch the game online with Leafs TV Interactive on a FREEVIEW for tonight’s game
Talk Radio AM640
Also there will be a LIVE chat with mapleleafs.com’s Matt Iaboni starting at 7 p.m.
Here is the Leafs lineup for tonight:Goaltenders: Jonas Gustavsson
, Ben ScrivensDefence:
Keith Aulie, Cody Franson
, Jake Gardiner
, Carl Gunnarsson
, Mike Komisarek
, Matt Lashoff
, John-Michael Liles
, Dion PhaneufForwards: Colby Armstrong
, Tyler Bozak
, Joe Colborne
, Joey Crabb
, Philippe Dupuis
, Matt Frattin
, Mikhail Grabovski
, Nazem Kadri
, Nikolai Kulemin
, Clarke MacArthur
, Colton Orr, Jay Rosehill
, Kenny Ryan
The Leafs have listed two extra defencemen and one extra forward.
Here are the players that Senators will be bringing to Toronto:Goaltenders:
Alex Auld, Robin Lehner, Craig Anderson.
Jared Cowen, David Rundblad, Filip Kuba, Tim Conboy, Patrick Wiercioch, Eric Gryba, Erik Karlsson, Mark Borowiecki.Forwards:
Milan Michalek (LW), Peter Regin (LW), Colin Greening (LW), Zack Smith (C), Bobby Butler (RW), Nikita Filatov (LW), Stephane Da Costa (C), Chris Neil (RW), Mark Parrish (RW), Zenon Konopka (C), Francis Lessard (RW), Mark Stone (RW), Mike Hoffman (LW), Nick Foligno (LW), Mika Zibanejad (C).
The Senators roster currently includes six extras, one goalie, two defencemen and three forwards.
Don’t forget to check back later today as Mike Ulmer will have more from the morning skate and there will be video from Ron Wilson and a few of the players ahead of tonight’s game.