Darren Helm and Patrick Eaves each had a goal and two assists to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 in preseason action at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday night.
Ron Wilson hopes a light-hearted game of dodgeball on the ice translates into the Toronto Maple Leafs’ first win of the season Saturday night (7 p.m. ET) against the New York Rangers.
When Leafs GM Brian Burke was hired, he vowed his squad would have more pugnacity, testosterone, truculence and belligerence.
September is giving Toronto fans their first real glimpse at general manager Brian Burke’s Maple Leafs. It is a tougher, more physical look.