Standouts Against Ottawa | Leafs Hub
The first two preseason games are in the books. There are certainly more games to be played before the regular season starts, but each game counts for players who are looking to make their mark. This piece will take a look at each roster player's performance, then will rank each non-roster player and summarize their performance in their game against Ottawa below. Note: These are personal observations, feel free to disagree. Roster Players (listed alphabetically in groups) The "Excellent" Group Connor Brown (1)- Some may not have placed Connor Brown into the "excellent" category. He was held pointless and didn't get in on a ton of the action. But his effort was excellent. It's fun to watch him play, because he loses so few puck battles. Brown was one of the hardest workers in either of the games against the Senators. Patrick Marleau (2)- Similar to how the Tavares-Marner connection looks to be clicking, so does the Matthews-Marleau connection. They teamed up for a great first