Andreas Johnsson is close to being a 100% healthy boy

Good news out of Leafs land…

Leafs forward Andreas Johnsson joined the special teams portion of practice today at Ford Performance Centre. #LeafsForever
— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) July 30, 2020

This is pretty great progress, especially considering there are still a few more days for him to get in full work before the playoffs start. Now that’s wishful thinking, but admittedly it now seems like a possibility we see Johnsson against the Blue Jackets and who doesn’t want to see more Johnsson?
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As for the rest of the practice, well, the lines looked the same as they did yesterday and pretty much how they were used against Montreal:

July 30 @MapleLeafs practice lines and defensive pairings:
Nylander-Matthews-HymanMikheyev-Tavares-MarnerRobertson-Kerfoot-KapanenClifford-Gauthier-SpezzaEngvall
Muzzin-HollRielly-CeciDermott-BarrieSandin-Marincin
AndersenCampbell#LeafsForever
— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) July 30, 2020

That begs the question of where will Johnsson slot in once he’s available.
I can’t see Clifford coming out. I don’t want to see Robertson come out unless things don’t work out in the first couple of games. Seeing Gauthier come out seems unlikely as well as I’m not sure Keefe wants to shift Spezza …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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