Huge Blow Dealt to the Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe announced on Tuesday that goaltender Jack Campbell was going to be out 'weeks' with an apparent leg injury.

The injury occurred late into Sunday's game against the Calgary Flames, that saw Campbell finish the game and lead the Leafs to victory. He was by far their best player and losing him for weeks takes a huge toll on their goaltending depth.

So far this season Campbell was 2-0 with a 2.00 goals against average and a .923 save percentage. The Leafs have been notorious for bad backups ever since they let Curtis McElhinney go on waivers a couple of seasons ago.

The Leafs now turn to a familiar face, Michael Hutchinson to replace Campbell as the backup to Frederik Andersen. The team had signed Aaron Dell to be the 3rd goalie this offseason, but the team needed to make room on their NHL roster and had to send Dell through waivers, where the Devils scooped him up.

Leafs Nation is currently on the edge of their seat and will be gasping every time someone gets into Andersen's crease for the next few weeks.

Photo credit: Brett Holmes/Icon Sportswire

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