During yesterdays loss to the Jets, Rasmus Sandin took an early exit after a scary collision with Neal Pionk. There were legitimate fears that Sandin’s season could be over, but Chris Johnston went on TSN Overdrive to dispel fears and reveal a positive development.
Here is what CJ had to say regarding the timeline today on OverDrivepic.twitter.com/Ihmcx1njeq
— OverDrive (@OverDrive1050) December 6, 2021
This is a relieving sight for the Leafe and their fans, especially considering Sandin had trouble getting back on his feet and returning to the bench. It could have ended much more poorly for the Swedish defensemen, but only missing less than a month of game action is better than being out for the remainder of the 2021-22 campaign.
Early in the third period, Sandin collided with Pionk via a knee-on-knee collision near the Jets crease. Sandin exited the game and did not return.
Rasmus Sandin is down.
Goes knee-on-knee with Neal Pionk pic.twitter.com/Nh1wVXSb9Y
— Omar (@TicTacTOmar) December 6, 2021
Pionk was given a hearing from the NHLPS today and was recently handed a two game suspension for the collision.
Not long afterwards, the Leafs retaliated with a serious of infractions that has …
Author: Michael Mazzei / The Leafs Nation