Maple Leafs Coach Taking Heat for Sitting Top Prospect

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nick Robertson needs to play. The 21-year-old was a healthy scratch for the fourth straight game on Monday night against the New York Islanders and the questions keep coming at head coach Sheldon Keefe.

Keefe spoke to the media before the Isles matchup and seemed to be ticked off by receiving the same questions regarding Robertson's playing time. The team's third line isn't performing well, so many have questioned why Robertson can't seem to get into the lineup ahead of Pierre Engvall. And there's also the fact Alexander Kerfoot is playing second-line left-wing minutes, meanwhile has only recorded one goal in 20 games.

Robertson has two goals and five points in 10 games and has been practicing every day looking for his next opportunity to get into the lineup. He's known to have the best shot on the team and frankly should be getting regular playing time in this Maple Leafs' lineup. Until Keefe gives him a regular look, he's going to regularly have to answer questions regarding the team's top prospect. 

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