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While Kyle Dubas continues to search for ways to supplement the Leafs’ lineup prior to the trade deadline, it appears the Marlies will soon have some reinforcements coming from the infirmary. Nicholas Robertson has been on the shelf since March 3rd but he has returned to the ice and could find himself back in the Marlies’ lineup soon, Rasmus Sandin broke his foot in the Marlies’ first game of the season way back on February 15th and he is also close to getting back on the ice, and Ian Scott has been added to the Leafs’ taxi squad to get him some practice reps before getting into a game for the first time since May of 2019.
Robertson and Sandin could eventually factor into the Leafs’ plans this season if they aren’t moved ahead of the deadline, and Marlies’ coach Greg Moore is surely looking forward to having them back in his lineup where they should both play prominent roles. Once fully healthy, Scott will likely compete for starts with Joseph Woll and Veini Vehvilainen.
It also appears now that the Leafs won’t be forced to make a decision on keeping Robertson in the NHL …
Author: Nick Richard / The Leafs Nation