Practice Shenanigans: Kerfoot returns, Engvall hurts Sandin, Petan cracks the fourth line

The Leafs are nearing the end of a five-day break and are set to host the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday. Today’s practice saw quite a lot of things happen, so let’s break it all down.
After missing practice on Tuesday for what appeared to be an ailment, Alexander Kerfoot returned to the main group and restored balance in the universe.

Alex Kerfoot is on the ice ahead of #Leafs practice, in a regular white sweater.
He missed yesterday’s practice with an ailment of some sort.
— Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) February 3, 2021

Sheldon Keefe told reporters that Kerfoot was listed as day-to-day so it makes sense that he wouldn’t be out for long if he were to miss Thursday’s game. It appears that whatever was bothering him is now just a memory and should return to his usual spot as the third-line centre.
Sandin leaves early because of Engvall
Rasmus Sandin said he’s been getting frustrated with not drawing into the Leafs’ lineup through the first ten games. Taking a puck to the face and exiting practice prematurely doesn’t help matters.

Rasmus Sandin leaving #Leafs practice early after Pierre Engvall got him in the face …

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Author: Michael Mazzei / The Leafs Nation