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Mitch Marner's injury status goes from bad to worse

Published March 18, 2024 at 1:48 PM

When the Toronto Maple Leafs announced that Mitch Marner had suffered an injury, it was expected that the forward would be out day to day. While this prognosis clearly left something to be desired, the Leafs felt as if the injury were not serious. However, as is always the case with a high ankle sprain the prognosis is always up in the air.

According to the team, Marner took to the ice last week to skate for the first time. Unfortunately that appears to have compounded the injury as the injury is no longer responding the way the team had hoped. Today, head coach Sheldon Keith provided the following update.

Sheldon Keefe says Mitch Marner (high ankle sprain) is not coming on the two game road trip: "He's day-to-day away from being day-to-day"

Marner did not skate today

"It hasn't been responding the way that they had hoped so just stepping back a little bit with it"

With an injury like a high ankle sprain it's always difficult to provide a proper timeline. Unfortunately for Toronto, this injury occurred after the trade deadline leaving the Leafs with very little choice and options to replacing Marner's offense.

Luckily for the Maple Leafs they do have time before the playoffs to hopefully get their star forward back. Since Marner's injury the Leafs have struggled on both the power play and penalty kill, so getting the forward back and healthy is imperative.
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Mitch Marner's injury status goes from bad to worse

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