Carlo to take his time

LANCE HORNBY -- Toronto Sun

, Last Updated: 9:31 AM ET

Don't look to see Maple Leafs defenceman Carlo Colaiacovo on the ice until at least midweek.

He continues to rest after feeling ill during Friday's intense opening of training camp drills, leading to fears he still had post-concussion syndrome from last January.

"He gets re-evaluated (today) and as soon as he gets the okay from that -- and he doesn't have a headache -- there's a 24-hour period until he's back on the ice," coach Paul Maurice said.

Auditions for the Nos. 5, 6 and 7 spots on defence continue in his absence. Andy Wozniewski had a goal and a couple of big hits in yesterday's Blue and White game, while one intersting pairing saw 6-foot-7 Hal Gill with the 5-foot-10 Ian White.

TUCKER TAGGED

A Gill point shots struck winger Darcy Tucker on the temple, sending him to the ice in a heap. He went for stitches, but finished the game.

"The puck hit part of my helmet, but I was lucky that it was lying flat and didn't get any part of my eye," Tucker said. "I'm like a magnet for some of those pucks."

INTRASQUAD OBSERVATIONS

Mats Sundin centred a dangerous line with Alex Suglobov and Alex Steen yesterday, although he did lose the game's opening faceoff to newcomer Mike Peca ... Peca scored one of the shootout goals ... Suglobov was foiled on a breakaway by goalie Andrew Raycroft, but made amends when he beat Justin Pogge in the shootout ... Pogge swung and missed at a clearing attempt that Jeremy Williams buried, the only regulation goal the rookie allowed ... The power-plays were rather sorry. Team Blue was 1-for-11 with the man advantage, while Team White was 1-for-17.


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