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Maple Leafs Pre-Season Preview: Buffalo @ Toronto

The Sabres come to town as the Leafs try to defend their perfect pre-season record.

Giddy up pony! Wheeeeee!
Giddy up pony! Wheeeeee!
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Okay, so after the last round of cuts the Leafs had 2 days off and now play back to back vs Buffalo and Montreal. Tonight is the Sabres, a team many people expect good things of this year. I don't, but I'm kind of dumb when it comes to predictions.

Buffalo Sabres at Toronto Maple Leafs
7:30PM - Sportsnet360 - TSN1050

Welcome to Toronto, Sabres! I hope you're ready for non-stop shoulder shrugs and "meh". Also take a good look at the man who spurned you, BABCOCK IN THE HOUSE!

I have no idea where I'm going with any of this.

The Sabres made some changes last year, and you can read about them here. Kane, Eichel, Blysma, lots of stuff going on. Lotsa cool... cool... okay it's the pre-season I don't care what's going on in Buffalo, it's a split squad game tonight, here are you line ups:

Maple Leafs

Lupul - Kadri - Grabner
Winnie - Spaling - Parenteau
Marner - Arcobello - Brown
Frattin - Carrick - Clune

Hunwick - Phaneuf
Rielly - Harrington
Look - Percy



Moulson - R. O. Reilly - Gionta
Reinhart - C. O'Reilly - Bailey
Deslauriers - Legwand - Foligno
Kea - Schaller - Catenacci

Weber - Franson
Guhle - Papavessis - McCabe
Austin - Pysyk

Goal: Robin Lehner

No Eichel for us, he's off to Ottawa, which, boo.

Lots of Leafs that can show off tonight. Brown/Marner on the same line could be futzing fantastic. Welcome back to Cody Franson!

What's the buzz on the ground, reporters?

Enjoy the game tonight. The Habs are up tomorrow.