Maple Leafs reserve D Rielly for long-term injuries

Maple Leafs reserve D Rielly for long-term injuries

TORONTO — Toronto Maple Leafs Placed defenseman Morgan Rielly On Tuesday, a knee injury left me on the long-term injured reserve.

Rielly was in a collision with New York forward Kyle Palmieri Toronto lost 3-2 overtime to the Islanders on Monday night, in the third quarter.

Rielly has not scored in any of his 20 games and has been credited with 16 assists. He averages 23 minutes of ice-time.

Toronto was able to use the LTIR decision to increase its salary cap in order promote some reinforcements from an American Hockey League affiliate. So, the Maple Leafs were allowed to recall defensemen Mac Hollowell And Victor Mete.

Sheldon Keefe of the Maple Leafs stated that Rielly, 28 years old, doesn't need surgery after Tuesday's practice. He also said there's no timeline for his return beyond the 24 days and 10 games required to be placed on long-term injured reserve.

Toronto's defense is also lacking Jake Muzzin T.J. Brodie, with a neck injury, and T.J. Brodie, with an injured oblique.

This report was compiled by the Associated Press.

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