The 25-year-old has actually taped 27 points (three goals, 24 helps) in 46 video games this season. The Leafs have also been without fellow top-4 defenceman Jake Muzzin considering that he broke his foot on Dec. 27. The Maple Leafs on Monday remembered leading defence prospect Rasmus Sandin from the AHL.

The Toronto Maple Leafs have actually lost star defenceman Morgan Rielly for a minimum of eight weeks with a fractured foot.

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Jonathan Huberdeau had an objective and a help in the Panthers 8-4 win over the Maple Leafs, passing Olli Jokinen for the franchise lead with 420 career points. 1:49

Based upon the injury timeline, Rielly will miss a minimum of 23 games, with a prospective return date set for March 10.

Sandin, 19, made his NHL debut Oct. 2 and registered two helps in 6 games with the Leafs before getting sent down.

In 21 contests with the AHL's Toronto Marlies this season, Sandin has two objectives and 15 points, including 3 helps over the weekend.

The Maple Leafs on Monday remembered top defence possibility Rasmus Sandin from the AHL. The 19-year-old had 3 helps on the weekend for the Toronto Marlies after shining for Sweden at the recent world junior hockey championship. (Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

The 29th pick at the 2018 NHL draft led all blue-liners with three goals and 10 points in seven games at the recent world junior hockey champion to help Sweden win bronze.

Sandin was named the under-20 tournament's leading defenceman and also got an all-star nod in the Czech Republic.

The Leafs, who have actually quit 17 goals in their last three getaways, open a three-game homestand Tuesday against the New Jersey Devils.