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NHL Buzz: Muzzin placed on injured reserve by Maple Leafs

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Jake Mazin He was placed on the injured list on Wednesday.

The defense suffered a neck injury in a collision with a Coyote forward in a 3–2 loss to the Arizona Coyotes at 11:03 of the second period on Monday. clayton kellerMaple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keef is said to have no plans to make a comeback, although he is not suffering from a recurrence of his head injury.

“Jake has had a number of injuries that have been a cause for concern for us,” Keough said. Anytime you’ve been injured, of course there’s concern, how much concern? He looks like himself in some respects and was here today at the facility.

Mazin has one assist in four games this season. He had two concussions last season and missed part of his camp in training with discomfort in his back.

“He’s doing what he can,” positively Mitchell Marner Said. “Obviously for him, it’s about making sure he can come back and play this year or, whatever happens, be able to do whatever he wants for the rest of his life and enjoy his time with him. Family, his kids and whatever he wants to do, that’s what matters most.

“On the ice, he’s the big missing piece. He does a lot for us on and off the ice. His coolness on the ice when he’s holding the puck, The penalty killing, the leadership he brings, that’s definitely the big piece we’re missing, but life on the ice is always more important.”

Rasmus Sandin took Majin’s seat in practice with Justin Hall. Victor Mete skated with Mark Giordano He is expected to make his Maple Leafs debut Thursday against the Dallas Stars.

defense man Philip Krall It was recalled by Toronto of the American Hockey League. — Dave McCarthy

st louis blues

Pavel Bukhnevich Due to a lower body injury, it will be a game time decision when the Blues face the Seattle Kraken (8pm ET, SN1, SNW, ALT2, ESPN+, SN NOW).

Buchnevich didn’t practice on Tuesday due to maintenance day. He was on the ice Wednesday when the Blues had a morning skate in Seattle, but he left early.

Blues coach Craig Bellube said of Buchnevic’s availability, “it’s hard right now.” “We’ll see in game time…we’ll see where he is and how he’s physically doing.”

Berube did not say who would succeed Buchnević Robert Thomas When Vladimir Tarasenko if he can’t play. Josh Leibo It was one of the options Velvet mentioned, but the coach also hinted he might go with a seven-man defense.

Buchnevic scored a goal and an assist in the Blues’ only game of the season, in a 5–2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on October 15. — Andy Aid

Winnipeg Jets

Nikolai Ehlers The Jets’ decision against the Colorado Avalanche (8 p.m. ET, SN1, SNW, ALT2, ESPN+, SN NOW) was due to an undisclosed injury, according to associate coach Scott Arniel.

The forward joined the Jets for a morning skate at Denver’s ball arena before leaving early in the morning. Sam Gagner to the right of the top row Kyle Conner and Marc Scheifel.

Coach Rick Bowness is expected to return when the Jets return home to play with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday. He hasn’t been with them this season after testing positive for COVID-19.

los angeles kings

Alex Iafaro He was placed on injured reserve Tuesday with a lower-body injury ahead of a 5-4 penalty shootout victory over the Nashville Predators.

The forward was sent off late in the third period in Monday’s 5-4 overtime victory over the Detroit Red Wings. He had an assist to extend his season-opening points streak to four games (2 goals, 3 assists) before his injury. It was his 100th NHL assist.

He scored 37 points (17 goals and 20 assists) in 79 games last season, and scored 173 points (73 goals and 100 assists) in 365 NHL games, all with the Kings.

Jacob Moverale was recalled to the Kings from Ontario in the American Hockey League. — Dan Rosen