The Toronto Maple Leafs made their first round of cuts Monday morning, most notably sending down defenceman Matt Finn to the Toronto Marlies.

Finn, selected in the second round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, has played with the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League for the past four seasons.

The Leafs also sent down forwards Stefan Della Rovere, Brett Findlay, Spencer Machacek, Ryan Rupert, Francis Wathier and Patrick Watling to the Marlies as well as Matt Rupert, Carter Verhaeghe and Cody Donaghey to their junior clubs.

Toronto starts their preseason schedule tonight in London, Ont. against the Philadelphia Flyers.