With the Leafs set to play the Avalanche in about three hours time, their PR team posted a tweet that should strike fear into the hearts of Leafs fans everywhere.
The Maple Leafs have recalled goaltender Michael Hutchinson from the Toronto Marlies (AHL)
— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) December 1, 2021
There is so many possibilities of what this could mean, the most likely being that one of Jack Campbell or Joseph Woll is hurt and will need to be put on the sidelines for a bit. The early indications seems to point towards Woll being out of commission since he left yesterday’s practice before the main session began.
Joseph Woll departs before main Leafs practice starts
Petr Mrazek has his own net @TSN_Edge
— Mark Masters (@markhmasters) November 30, 2021
Another possibility is that with Petr Mrazek nearing his return, the Leafs want to leave the Marlies crease open so he can get in a conditioning start or two before being brought back to the main roster.
Of course, it could also be that one of the aforementioned goalies has caught COVID-19 and are being put into quarantine with this transaction being a last minute scramble. Over a week ago, the Leafs played an …
Author: Michael Mazzei / The Leafs Nation