Maple Leafs announce 2010 rookie tournament schedule

The Toronto Maple Leafs, the John Labatt Centre and Tourism London announced Monday the schedule for the 2010 Rookie Tournament. This year, the Maple Leafs prospects will compete in three games beginning Saturday, September 11 versus rookie teams from the Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks at John Labatt Centre in London, Ontario.
The 2010 Rookie Tournament tickets go on sale Friday, July 30 at 10 am. Tickets can be purchased at the John Labatt Centre Box Office, by phone at (866) 455-2849 or online at  Ticket prices for the evening games are Adults -$19.25 and Students/Seniors/Kids – $14.25.  Ticket prices for the afternoon games are Adults – $16.75 and Students/Seniors/Kids – $11.75.
Scheduled to attend the rookie tournament for the Maple Leafs is forward Nazem Kadri, who was Toronto’s first choice, selected seventh overall, at the 2009 Entry Draft. Kadri registered 93 points (35 goals, 58 assists) in 56 games last season for the London Knights. Other notables on the Leafs projected rookie tournament roster include defenceman Jesse Blacker, Keith Aulie and Simon Gysbers, and newly signed goaltenders Jussi Rynnas and Ben Scrivens.
In addition, forwards Brayden Irwin, Marcel Mueller, Jamie Devane, and Ken Ryan, as well as 2010 draft picks Brad Ross (43rd overall), Greg McKegg (62nd overall), Sam Carrick (144th overall) and Josh Nicholls (182nd overall) are expected to bolster the attack of Toronto’s entry in the tournament. A full official roster will be released at a later date.

2010 Rookie Tournament Practice & Game Schedule
DATE                     TIME                       EVENT                                                                                   LOCATION
Sat. Sept. 11         2:00 PM                 Game #1 – Pittsburgh vs. Ottawa                                   John Labatt Centre
                             7:00 PM                 Game #2 – Chicago vs. Toronto                                     John Labatt Centre

Sun. Sept. 12        2:00 PM                 Game #3 – Ottawa vs. Chicago                                      John Labatt Centre
                             7:00 PM                 Game #4 – Toronto vs. Pittsburgh                                  John Labatt Centre

Mon. Sept. 13       T.B.A.                     Practice (Chicago, Ottawa, Pittsburgh, Toronto)           John Labatt Centre

Tues. Sept. 14      2:00 PM                 Game #5 – Chicago vs. Pittsburgh                                  John Labatt Centre
                            7:00 PM                 Game #6 – Toronto vs. Ottawa                                      John Labatt Centre


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