These articles are from the Panther’s web-site and are sent out to their Cyber-news signups, and are posted here with permission.
One of the first features is a training camp diary of the highly touted rookie Denis Shvidki.
On how training camp is going:
The first couple of days were tough because I didn’t skate that much this
Did it upset you to miss rookie camp:
No, because I wasn’t ready to skate hard. It was good to get therapy on my
On the ice…:
Another in a series of weekly articles summarizing activity in Leafland during the previous 7 days – with some personal observations, commentary, prospect updates and fun thrown in for good measure.
Additional roster cuts announced: Prior to embarking on a pre-season tour of Western Canada, the Maple Leafs assigned several players to the St. John’s camp … sent to the “Rock” were goaltenders Vladimir Kulikov and Mike Minard, blueliners Chad Allan, David Cooper, Tyler Harlton, Hugo Marchand, and Allan Rourke and forwards Vladimir Antipov, Syl Apps, Jonathan Gagnon, Mikael Hakansson, Bobby House, Jacques Lariviere, Frantisek Mrazek, Alexei Ponikarovsky, Jason Sessa, and Morgan Warren … the Leafs also sent Brad Boyes back to the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League after a most impressive showing by their 2000 first round selection …