Lombardi Endures Full Contact Practice

Standard Spin: Skill forward Matthew Lombardi (TOR) has endured his first full contact practice since returning from a serious concussion - a considerable achievement. Lombardi, who had a career year (53 points) two seasons ago, should prove to be a great pick-up for the White Wizard when he works his way into the Leafs' line-up - which now appears a lot sooner than first expected. (Sep.27)