Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin suffered a lower-body injury in Game 6 of the team’s first round series against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday.
Muzzin sustained the injury during the second period and did not return to action.
The Leafs ultimately lost 3-2 in overtime and there will be a Game 7 on Monday at Scotiabank Arena to decide which team advances to the second round to play against the Winnipeg Jets.
The 32 year old native from Woodstock Ontario has two goals and one assist in the Maple Leafs series against the Canadiens. He scored four goals and added 23 assists in 53 regular season games.
|Probable for start of season
|day-to-day, Lower-body injury – left game
|Muzzin will have tests — possibly an X-ray — on his hand to determine the severity of the injury suffered in Tuesday’s win over Tampa Bay, Mike Zeisberger of NHL.com reports.
|Muzzin was reassigned to AHL Toronto on Thursday in the hopes of returning after the All-Star break, Sportsnets’ Chris Johnston reports.
|Muzzin (foot) skated Wednesday but won’t be ready until after the All-Star break, Lance Hornby of The Toronto Sun reports.
|Muzzin is considered week-to-week after suffering a broken foot in the first period of Toronto’s 5-4 overtime win over the Devils on Friday, Kristen Shilton of TSN.ca reports.
|Muzzin (personal) won’t play Saturday against Philadelphia, Kristen Shilton of TSN.ca reports.
|Head coach Mike Babcock said that Muzzin (undisclosed) will be available for Game 1 of their series against Boston, Scott Wheeler of The Athletic reports.
|Contrary to a previous report, Muzzin (upper body) will be a game-time decision for Sunday’s Game 3 matchup versus the Golden Knights, Curtis Zupke of the Los Angeles Times reports.
|Kings GM Rob Blake indicated Friday that the hope is for Muzzin (upper body) to return for the team’s first playoff game, Curtis Zupke of the Los Angeles Times reports.
|Muzzin is considered week-to-week after sustaining an upper-body injury, Jon Rosen of Fox Sports West reports.
|Muzzin (undisclosed) is expected to rejoin the lineup Thursday against the Penguins, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports.
|Muzzin was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports.