Perhaps the only person the Maple Leafs could not afford to lose for an extended period was Morgan Rielly. The Leafs' assistant captain suffered a knee injury late in the game against the Islanders and was put on LTIR this morning with what’s suspected to be a MCL injury.

The Leafs are already without Jake Muzzin (season) and T.J. Brodie who will be out at least another week. The team has since recalled Mac Hollowell and Victor Mete from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).