Practice Update: Nov.18
Wednesday, 11.18.2009 / 2:42 PM ET / News
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By Matthew Iaboni
November 18, 2009
The Maple Leafs took to the ice in Carolina on Wednesday as they prepare for Thursday's tilt against the Carolina Hurricanes.
This will be the second meeting in less than two weeks between the two teams. The Leafs took the last meeting 3-2 with Jonas Gustavsson picking up the win.
Carolina is coming off a 3-2 shootout loss to the Montreal Canadiens. The Hurricanes have cap problems because of a number of injuries and they might be able to only dress 19 players Thursday.
Here were the Leafs lines from practice:
Alexei Ponikarovsky - Matt Stajan - Phil Kessel
Niklas Hagman - Mikhail Grabovski - Jason Blake
Lee Stempniak - John Mitchell - Nikolai Kulemin
Wayne Primeau - Rickard Wallin - Colton Orr/Jamal Mayers
Tomas Kaberle - Jeff Finger
Francois Beauchemin - Ian White
Carl Gunnarsson - Luke Schenn
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