Leafs Prospect Roundup: Significant injuries, Topi Niemelä continues to score, and the Growlers are back!

We’re fully into the hockey schedule as everyone in the Leafs organization have their regular seasons underway. With the Marlies kicking off last weekend and the Newfoundland Growlers starting their season on Thursday night, there will be lots more prospect content coming up.
We’ve got good news and bad news on this week’s edition of the Leafs Prospect Roundup. Let’s get the bad out of the way first. Depending on who you still consider a prospect, the Leafs two top prospects are injured and are set to miss significant time.
Rodion Amirov remains out, Nick Robertson to miss extended time
It was a short-lived strong start for the Marlies as they opened with a 5-1 victory against the Manitoba Moose, only to fall 5-0 the following day and see their most dangerous offensive piece hobble to the locker room.
Nicholas Robertson was electric in the season opener, scoring two assists and looking great alongside Kirill Semyonov and Josh Ho-Sang. In the second game, though, a relatively innocuous play resulted in Robertson landing awkwardly on his leg.

Here’s another look at Nick Robertson’s injury: pic.twitter.com/uRniSTVgQl
— Nick Barden (@nickbarden) October 17, 2021

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Author: Kyle Cushman / The Leafs Nation

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