Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jack Campbell could also be in want of some relaxation as winter turns to spring. That’s precisely what Campbell will get however not for a purpose anybody concerned enjoys heading into the weekend.
Per Dave McCarthy of the NHL’s web site, Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe confirmed Thursday that Campbell will miss at the very least two weeks of motion with a rib damage. The information comes after the 30-year-old surrendered 4 targets on 30 pictures in Tuesday’s 6-4 win over the Seattle Kraken.
McCarthy notes that Campbell’s type dipped over his previous 15 video games, throughout which the All-Star posted a 4.00 goals-against common, .872 save share and 7-4-2 document.
“We knew he had tweaked something a while ago, a week or so ago, and he aggravated it the other night in our game,” Keefe mentioned of Campbell. “We knew that he was uncomfortable after the game and that yesterday he wasn’t feeling a lot better. We sent him for some tests and found out this morning he’s going to need some time.”
Keefe did add, nevertheless, that he doesn’t imagine the rib situation was the one purpose for Campbell’s struggles since Jan. 8.
Petr Mrazek strikes up the depth chart and turns into Toronto’s starter in Campbell’s absence. Mrazek holds a 10-5-0 document with a 3.28 goals-against common and .890 save share in 15 video games and 13 begins this season. Toronto recalled Erik Kallgren from the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League to serve in a backup function.
The 37-16-4 Maple Leafs started Thursday third within the Atlantic Division standings with 78 factors, 5 factors forward of the fourth-place Boston Bruins. Toronto subsequent hosts the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.