Morgan Rielly in action with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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Morgan Rielly's fate for Panthers game confirmed at practice

Published April 1, 2024 at 11:10

Morgan Rielly's fate for tonight's game against the Florida Panthers was confirmed at the Toronto Maple Leafs' optional morning skate.

The defenseman missed the last three games with an upper-body injury and will likely be sidelined once again as the Leafs take on one of their division rivals.

Morgan Rielly to miss tonight's game against the Florida Panthers.

The Toronto Maple Leafs heald an optional morning skate this morning and Rielly was on the ice:

However, he stayed out late, meaning he'll probably sit the clash against the Panthers, according to Mark Masters.

"Morgan Rielly staying out late at Leafs skate

Appears he'll remain out tonight. "

The Leafs won their last two games without Rielly. Other defensemen, like Simon Benoit, stood up to fill for him and it worked out well.

Even Sheldon Keefe was impressed with the blue line. Take a look at his post-game locker room speech in the following video:

Tonight's game will be crucial, as the Leafs could officially clinch their playoff berth.

Without Rielly, it won't be easy to win against one of the best teams in the League. Considering that both teams could meet (again) in the playoffs, everything is set for an amazing show.

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Morgan Rielly's fate for Panthers game confirmed at practice

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