The Leafs are getting one step closer to having Petr Mrazek back in the lineup after the team reported on Friday morning he would be sent to the Marlies on a conditioning stint.
The Maple Leafs have assigned goaltender Petr Mrázek to the Toronto Marlies (AHL) on an LTIR conditioning loan.
— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) December 3, 2021
Mrazek hasn’t appeared in an NHL game since October 30th and has only appeared in two games since signing a three-year deal with the Leafs at the start of free agent frenzy. The reason for his lengthy absence is largely due to a nagging groin injury that was sustained in his debut start and was re-aggravated in his second game with the team.
The Leafs have been just fine in his absence, given that Jack Campbell is coming off a stellar month of November and Joseph Woll won his first three career starts in convincing fashion. Obviously having a healthy Mrazek would be helpful given his recent track record in Carolina, but it goes to show how much quality depth is at the position in the organization. Of course, we can’t forget about Michael Hutchinson who has had a decent start to the …
Author: Michael Mazzei / The Leafs Nation