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Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin out at least three weeks with lower-body injury

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ season may be over tonight, but even if they manage to avoid elimination, Jake Muzzin won’t be back for a while. Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe told reporters today including Kristen Shilton of TSN that Muzzin will miss a minimum of three weeks with a lower-body injury. The team will insert Rasmus Sandin back into the lineup in Muzzin’s place for tonight’s all-important game seven against the Montreal Canadiens.
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Maple Leafs' Jake Muzzin: Facing three-week absence

Muzzin (lower body) will be out for at least three weeks according to coach Sheldon Keefe, David Alter of The Hockey News reports. Muzzin's absence will be a significant blow for the Leafs' blue line heading into Monday's Game 7 clash with the Habs and potentially beyond if Toronto advances to the next round. Through the first six games of the postseason, the 32-year-old defenseman registered two goals on seven shots, one assist and 16 hits while averaging 19:30 of ice time. Rasmus Sandin figures to jump back into the lineup with Muzzin unavailable while T.J. Brodie should see an uptick in power-play time.

Jake Muzzin leaves Game 6 with an injury

In Saturday night’s Game 6 of the Maple Leafs-Canadiens series, Jake Muzzin left the ice in the second period after this:. Jake Muzzin (lower body) will not return to tonight‘s game. — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) May 30, 2021. It looks to be some kind of muscle pull, and we might...
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Maple Leafs' Jake Muzzin out 'Minimum of 3 Weeks' with Lower-Body Injury

The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without one of their key defensemen when they host the Montreal Canadiens in Game 7 of their best-of-seven series on Monday. Jake Muzzin will be out a minimum of three weeks with a lower-body injury, head coach Sheldon Keefe said. Muzzin was injured in...
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Maple Leafs' Jake Muzzin: Injured in Game 6

Muzzin (lower body) will not return to Saturday's Game 6 versus the Canadiens. Muzzin was seen limping down the tunnel to the locker room during the second period. While the exact nature of his injury is unknown, it's believed to be a groin injury, Kevin McGran of The Toronto Star reports. Muzzin plays a large defensive role in the top four for the Maple Leafs, so his absence could have a ripple effect on the blue line.

Maple Leafs' Jake Muzzin: Pots pair in overtime loss

Muzzin scored twice on three shots and added five hits in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Canadiens in Game 5. Muzzin tallied twice in a span of 5:02 during the third period. His second goal tied the game at 3-3, as he tipped in a shot from Alex Galchenyuk. Muzzin's last two-goal game was March 15, 2019. The defenseman has racked up three points, 15 hits, nine blocked shots and a plus-2 rating through five playoff contests.

Maple Leafs' Jake Muzzin: Point streak at five games

Muzzin registered an assist and three shots on goal in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Jets. Muzzin was a force on the scoresheet with a goal and six helpers in his last five games of the season. The 32-year-old defenseman recorded 27 points, 103 shots on net, 101 hits, 94 blocked shots and a plus-21 rating in 53 appearances. He reduced his physicality a bit this year, but the Ontario native improved on the 23-point output he had in 53 games last year.

Maple Leafs' Jake Muzzin: Extends point streak to four games

Muzzin scored a power-play goal and added an assist Wednesday in a 4-3 overtime loss to Ottawa. Muzzin hit the scoresheet for the fourth straight game when he buried a one-timer with the man advantage 6:01 into the second period to get Toronto on the board. He later set up a John Tavares goal late in the second period. Muzzin has amassed six points (one goal, five assists) during his current point streak and will go into Friday's regular-season finale with four goals and 21 assists in 51 games.

Maple Leafs' Jake Muzzin: Delivers two assists

Muzzin registered a pair of assists, five shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Canadiens. Muzzin had helpers on tallies by John Tavares and Auston Matthews in the contest. The 32-year-old Muzzin has provided a goal and five assists in his last six outings. For the season, the veteran blueliner has 23 points in 50 games, matching his offense from 53 contests last year. He's added 96 hits, 89 blocked shots, 96 shots on net and a plus-17 rating in 2020-21.

Maple Leafs' Jake Muzzin: Back at it

Muzzin (rest) will return to action Saturday against the Canucks, Jonas Siegel of The Athletic reports. Muzzin was given the night off Thursday versus Vancouver, but he'll return to a second-pairing role for Saturday's rematch. He's picked up 20 points through 47 games this season.

Maple Leafs' Jake Muzzin: Sitting Thursday

Muzzin (rest) won't be in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Canucks, NHL.com's Dave McCarthy reports. Toronto clinched a playoff spot Wednesday, so they're giving several veterans, including Muzzin, the night off against Vancouver. It wouldn't be surprising to see him back in the lineup for Saturday's rematch with the Canucks.

Maple Leafs' Jake Muzzin: Key goal in road win

Muzzin produced a goal on two shots and had three hits Wednesday in a 4-1 victory over the Canadiens. Muzzin gave Toronto a 3-0 lead in the second period when his shot from above the left circle went off the stick of a Montreal defenseman in front. It was Muzzin's first goal since March 13, ending his personal scoring drought at 19 games. The 32-year-old defenseman will take a three-game point streak into Thursday's tilt with the Canucks.

Maple Leafs' Jake Muzzin: Assists in consecutive outings

Muzzin logged an assist, two shots on goal and a pair of blocked shots in Monday's 5-3 win over the Flames. Muzzin has assists in each of the last two games after ending a five-game point drought. The 32-year-old blueliner is up to 17 points, 69 shots, 65 hits, 63 blocks and a plus-14 rating through 37 contests this year. He's a solid depth option in fantasy for his all-around production aside from minimal power-play usage.