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Why Maple Leafs' Rasmus Sandin should expect to be benched for Game 6

TORONTO – Look no further than Rasmus Sandin for the twists and turns playoff drama, those split-second swings of emotion and perspective that get fans acting deliriously irrational. The youngest Toronto Maple Leaf had his face to his own goalie and was two strides slow in his playoff debut when...
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Maple Leafs' Rasmus Sandin: Ready for Game 5

Sandin (undisclosed) is slated to return to the lineup for Thursday's Game 5 versus Montreal, Jonas Siegel of The Athletic reports. Sandin is expected to replace Travis Dermott on Toronto's third pairing for Thursday's contest following his one-game absence. He's picked up a goal and four shots on net through three playoff games this year.
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How Soon Before Rasmus Sandin Is the Maple Leafs Best Defenseman?

I remember when I first took notice of how good a young defenseman the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Rasmus Sandin might become. It was during the Sandin’s successful World Junior Tournament during early January 2020. However, I shouldn’t have been surprised. Even before the World Juniors, Sandin has shown his talent...
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Maple Leafs' Rasmus Sandin: Not playing Game 4

Sandin (undisclosed) is a scratch for Game 4 against Montreal on Tuesday, Kevin McGran of The Toronto Star reports. It's unclear if he's injured or a healthy scratch. Sandin's absence is of the somewhat unexpected variety, as he wasn't reportedly dealing with injury prior to the game and has averaged a whopping 4:34 of power-play time through the first three games of the series. Nonetheless, the blueliner will look to return for Game 5 back in Toronto on Thursday.
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Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Leafs 5 vs. Canadiens 1: “I really had belief Rasmus Sandin was going to be better today than he was in the first game… The payoff can be really big for us in terms of his skill set and what he can bring”

Sheldon Keefe addressed the media after his team’s 5-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 2 to even the series at 1-1. On the play of Pierre Engvall and Alex Galchenyuk in their return to the lineup:. I thought those guys gave us what we thought we were going...
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Maple Leafs' Rasmus Sandin: Strikes on power play

Sandin scored a power-play goal on two shots in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Canadiens in Game 2. Sandin's first postseason goal came on a feed from Mitch Marner in the second period. The 21-year-old Sandin has played both games in the playoffs so far due to Ben Hutton's (undisclosed) lingering absence. Sandin only recorded four assists in nine regular-season appearances, but he'll get a boost by seeing significant power-play time when he's in the lineup -- he logged 5:09 with the man advantage and just 14:32 overall in a third-pairing role Saturday.
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Maple Leafs' Zach Bogosian on Rasmus Sandin: 'I've Enjoying Playing With Him'

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Zach Bogosian talks about playing with Rasmus Sandin and speaks to his experience with the Tampa Bay Lightning last season when the team was without their captain in the playoffs. THE HOCKEY NEWS MAGAZINE. Not a subscriber? Sign up today to get the best features and...
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Maple Leafs' Rasmus Sandin: Provides helper Thursday

Sandin notched an assist and two shots on goal in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Canadiens. The Swedish blueliner has four assists and a plus-6 rating through nine appearances. Sandin is essentially locked in to a third-pairing job as long as Zach Bogosian (shoulder) is out. The two blueliners could compete for playing time in the playoffs.
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Maple Leafs Move Rasmus Sandin out of Lineup for Salary Cap Purposes

When the Toronto Maple Leafs went through line rushes at practice on Friday, there was some initial confusion as to Rasmus Sandin's status. Ben Hutton, who had played just one game with the Leafs this season, skated alongside Travis Dermott, while Sandin skated with Timothy Liljegren. It soon became evident...
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Maple Leafs' Rasmus Sandin: Exceptional on top pairing

Sandin picked up an assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Canucks. Sandin moved up to the top pairing with T.J. Brodie and was exceptional. Earlier this week, his coach Sheldon Keefe said Sandin would like play every game for the remainder of the season with Zach Bogosian sidelined. With strong defensive play and two points in his last three games, Sandin may already be forcing his way into a permanent position on the blue line. He could offer late season fantasy help if he keeps this up.
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Maple Leafs’ Rasmus Sandin Should Pick on Someone His Own Size

It’s a funny thing about defensive defensemen. If you don’t see them, that’s good. But for offensive defensemen like the Toronto Maple Leafs Morgan Rielly or Rasmus Sandin, they are almost always visible on the ice. It seems they have the puck a lot more. Over the past three games,...
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Maple Leafs' Rasmus Sandin: Expected to play

Sandin is expected to be promoted to Toronto's active roster and play Tuesday against the Canucks, Mark Masters of TSN.ca reports. Sandin is expected to skate with Zach Bogosian on the Maple Leafs' third pairing Tuesday. The 21-year-old blueliner picked up an assist in his lone appearance with the big club this season on Feb. 8 versus Vancouver.
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Maple Leafs' Rasmus Sandin: Back at practice

Sandin (foot) practiced with AHL Toronto on Monday, Joshua Kloke of The Athletic Toronto reports. Sandin suffered a broken foot Feb. 15, and this was his first practice appearance since the injury. The 21-year-old should be back in the lineup soon, and if he shows enough promise, he could get a promotion to the big club. After all, the 2018 first-round pick played 28 NHL games last year, generating eight points.
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Maple Leafs confirm broken foot for top prospect Rasmus Sandin

If the Toronto Maple Leafs were planning on recalling top prospect Rasmus Sandin at any point this season, it’ll have to wait. The young defenseman suffered a foot injury earlier this month and after further examination, the team has confirmed it is a fracture. Sandin will be re-evaluated in mid-March, according to the club, at which point they’ll provide a further update on his recovery timeline.
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Maple Leafs’ Rasmus Sandin Out for Several Weeks with Foot Injury

As per a report from Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, it sounds like Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Rasmus Sandin is out for several weeks with a foot injury. The defenseman got hurt blocking a shot during the Toronto Marlies season opener in Winnipeg on Monday night. Other reports have the defenseman listed as day-to-day, so it’s a news item worth keeping an eye on.
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Maple Leafs' Rasmus Sandin: Goes down to AHL

Sandin was assigned to AHL Toronto on Saturday. Sandin played just one game at the top level, recording an assist over five minutes of ice time. The 2018 first-round pick (28th overall) will continue his development by handling top-pairing minutes in the minors. He could arrive in the NHL as a full-time player as soon as next season.
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Maple Leafs' Rasmus Sandin: Returning to taxi squad

Sandin was reassigned to the taxi squad Thursday, per CBS Sports. Sandin has yet to draw into a game for the Leafs this season. The 20-year-old defenseman will continue to practice with the team and provide organizational depth.