Pontus Aberg back up with the Leafs as absences pile up

Let’s start with what we know for sure, and that is that Pontus Aberg has been recalled from the Marlies…

The @MapleLeafs have recalled forward Pontus Aberg from the @TorontoMarlies (AHL). pic.twitter.com/DJ6VXrlfs5
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) February 10, 2020
Cool. He seems like a nice guy who loves his kid. Good for him. He’s been doing pretty decent on the Marlies, but hasn’t stood out on the Leafs. That happens a lot around here.
The bigger question is who is he potentially replacing…

William Nylander in attendance for #Leafs practice today, after missing last two games with an illness
— Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) February 10, 2020
Well, I guess we’re over the Nylander illness hump, and he’ll be back tomorrow night. That’s wonderful news since he’s very good and one of the most aggressive goal threats down low.

#Leafs have recalled Pontus Aberg from the Marlies.
John Tavares & Justin Holl (illness), Zach Hyman (“bumps/bruises”), and Kyle Clifford (funeral) will not be at practice. Andersen placed on IR retroactive to last Monday, but that doesn’t affect his …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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