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Morgan Rielly set to return from injury for Leafs

TORONTO – Maple Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly is ready to return.

Toronto head coach Sheldon Keefe told reporters following Tuesday’s practice the team’s No. 1 blueliner has recovered from an upper-body injury and will be available for Wednesday’s home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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The 30-year-old Rielly, who has missed the last four contests, sits fifth in team scoring with seven goals and 44 assists in 65 games this season.

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Keefe added that star winger Mitch Marner “likely” won’t play Wednesday — his 12th consecutive game missed due to a high ankle sprain — but could be an option when the Leafs visit the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday.

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The 26-year-old has 25 goals and 76 points in 62 games in 2023-24.

Leafs forward Calle Jarnkrok (hand) remains sidelined along with defencemen Timothy Liljegren (upper body) and Joel Edmundson (undisclosed).

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 2, 2024.

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