• Leafs Recall Orr

    News: The Maple Leafs recalled Colton Orr on Thursday, the Toronto Star reports.
    Analysis: The 33-year-old forward is set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason, so Saturday's game against the Habs could end up being Colton Orr's final tilt in a Toronto uniform. In 14 games the AHL's Toronto Marlies this season, Orr has recorded four penalty minutes. Over his 476-game NHL career, however, he has notched 24 points and racked up 1,186 PIM.
  • Leafs Waive Tough Guy Orr

    News: Colton Orr has been placed on waivers for the purpose of reassignment, reports the Toronto Star.
    Analysis: It's a surprise, but it isn't. He can't skate well enough to keep up with today's game, but there had been rumors the Leafs were going to keep him with the NHL squad anyway.
  • Leafs' Ineffective Orr Rarely Playing

    News: Colton Orr has played in just seven games since the Olympic break ended Feb. 26. He has one shot and one minor penalty over that span in very limited ice time.
    Analysis: The death knell appears to be ringing for Colton Orr, whose effectiveness has been sorely limited this year -- opposing players simply refuse to drop their gloves with the pugilist. He can't skate well enough to keep up with today's game, so it remains to be seen what kind of future he has.
  • Leafs' Orr A Healthy Scratch

    News: Colton Orr (undisclosed) was a healthy scratch Monday, Jonas Siegel of TSN 1050 reports.
    Analysis: That explains why Colton Orr didn't play, despite an earlier report saying that he was ready to return. It appears that his undisclosed injury is no longer a factor, but he still isn't assured of a spot in the lineup. With no points and 96 PIM through 45 games, Orr has a stat line to match his role.
  • Leafs' Orr Out Monday

    News: Colton Orr (undisclosed), who was expected to return Monday, will in fact not play against the Ducks, Terry Koshan of the Toronto Sun reports.
    Analysis: Colton Orr is dealing with an undisclosed injury and was expected to return for Monday's game. He took the ice for pregame warmups, but was ultimately scratched.
  • Leafs' Orr Will Play Monday

    News: Colton Orr (undisclosed) will be in the lineup Monday against the Ducks, Jonas Siegel of TSN 1050 reports.
    Analysis: Colton Orr still has yet to record his first point of the season, but has collected 96 PIM in 45 games. He can be considered fully healthy moving forward.
  • Leafs' Orr Unlikely To Play Monday

    News: Colton Orr (undisclosed) is not likely to play Monday, James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail reports.
    Analysis: Colton Orr was on the ice for morning skate but apparently still needs further time to recover from his undisclosed ailment. With zero points in 45 games, Orr won't be missed in leagues where scoring categories are weighted heavily.
  • Leafs' Orr Likely Out Thursday

    News: Colton Orr (undisclosed) was not on the ice for morning skate and appears safe to rule out for Thursday's game against the Islanders, Mark Masters of TSN reports.
    Analysis: The Leafs remain mum on the nature of Colton Orr's injury, but it was apparently concerning enough for coach Randy Carlyle to consider other options for the first game out of the break. Orr remains day-to-day, but his status probably isn't worth monitoring unless you're counting on him for penalty minutes.
  • Leafs' Orr (Undisclosed): May Not Play Thursday

    News: Colton Orr (undisclosed) is day-to-day and may not suit up Thursday against the Islanders, reports Slam Sports.
    Analysis: He had a procedure on his elbow in December, but this issue appears unrelated. He may have tweaked a suspected lower-body injury during Tuesday's workout. This will have little impact on most fantasy lineups -- there are more consistent PIMs to be gained with other meatheads.
  • Leafs' Orr Still Searching For First Point

    News: Colton Orr has been held without a point in 45 games this season.
    Analysis: As the Leafs' designated goon, Colton Orr's role is to start fights and lay some hits, and that's about it. He leads the team with 96 penalty minutes despite averaging just over five minutes per game.