Zaitsev (concussion) didn't participate in Friday's training-camp session, but he'll return to practice Sunday, Paul Hendrick of Leafs TV reports.

Zaitsev wasn't able to join Team Russia for the 2017 IIHF World Championship due to a concussion, but his impending return to the ice suggests that issue is now behind him. The 25-year-old blueliner inked a seven-year, $31.5 million contract extension with Toronto this offseason after racking up 36 points (five goals, 31 assists) last campaign. He's expected to skate with Jake Gardiner on the Maple Leafs' first pairing in 2017-18, and he could crack the 45-point mark in what will be his sophomore year, making him an attractive option in all fantasy formats.

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