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Isles take on undefeated Leafs

UPDATE: Dwayne Roloson, who won his last start Saturday against Colorado, will go again tonight at Air Canada Centre. Scott Gordon has clearly not forgotten his franchise-record 58-save performance here last season.

Rick DiPietro broke in some new pads today--bright pink with Islanders camo trim--in honor of Hockey Fights Cancer month. DiPietro's wife's aunt passed away from cancer, so he wanted to show his support for the cause. Nice touch.

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No team has experienced a more significant about-face to start the season than the Toronto Maple Leafs, undefeated through the first four games of the season.

The Leafs, who finished last in the Eastern Conference last season, will look to make it their first 5-0 start to the season since 1993.

According to the Toronto Globe and Mail, veteran defenseman Brett Lebda--sidelined with a shoulder injury during training camp--will make his season debut for the Leafs tonight. He is expected replace young Swede Carl Gunnarsson.

Trent Hunter, who took a shot to the foot in Friday's game against Pittsburgh, did not make the trip. No update/timetable on him yet.

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