The Toronto Maple Leafs rookie tournament kicks off today in London, Ontario at Budweiser Gardens. The Leafs rookies take to the ice tonight at 7pm in their first game of the tournament against the Chicago Blackhawks rookie team. Toronto Marlies head coach Steve Spott will be behind the bench along with assistant coaches Derek King and Gord Dineen.
Puck drop is at 7pm. Catch all of the action live on RogersTV (Channel 368 SD, 369 HD on Rogers Digital Cable across Ontario).
Here is a full list of what channel Rogers TV is in your location and where to watch the games:
London, St. Thomas, Strathroy-Caradoc, Tillsonburg, Woodstock: Cable 13 London (HD 510)
Toronto: Cable 10 & 63 (HD 510)
Bolton, Brampton, Mississauga, Orangeville: Cable 10 & 63
Durham Region – Cable 10 & 63
Keswick, Newmarket, Pefferlaw, Richmond Hill: Cable 10 & 63
Ottawa – Cable 22 (HD 510)
Leafs TV will air an encore presentation of the games at 10pm tonight and on Saturday and Sunday.
Follow the Toronto Marlies on Twitter (@TorontoMarlies) and join us for the #MarliesLive game chat. And don’t forget to follow Jon Abbott (@HockeyAbbs) and Paul Hendrick (@HennyTweets) for all of the latest news and updates from London.
According to Paul Hendrick, here is how the Leafs lines will look tonight:
Connor Brown-Greg McKegg-David Broll
Josh Leivo-Carter Verhaeghe-Brad Ross
Sam Carrick-Frederik Gauthier-Ryan Rupert
Tyler Biggs-Andrew Crescenzi-Jamie Devane
Matt Finn-Morgan Rielly
Petter Granberg-Stuart Percy
Andrew MacWilliam-Kevin Raine
Garret Sparks is expected to start in net and Greg McKegg will wear the ‘C’ during the three-game tournament.
Pre-Game Video with Steve Spott:
Sam Carrick & Matt Finn: