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Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: First goal in 18 games
Liljegren scored a goal Thursday in a 3-2 win over the Rangers.
Liljegren tied the game 1-1 early in the third period from just inside the right circle, banking a shot off Niko Mikkola's stick blade that fluttered through Jaroslav Halak's five-hole. It was Liljegren's first point in 10 games and his first goal in 18 appearances. The Leafs will release their playoff roster soon and it remains to be seen if Liljegren will be on the bench or in the media box to start the first round.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Ice time dropping
Liljegren saw his ice time drop to 10:52 in a 6-2 win over Florida on Thursday.
Liljegren has started to fade just as the often maligned Justin Holl has started to stabilize his possession game. And while he had an assist in each of his last two games, Liljegren may find himself down the lineup or in the media box as the team approaches the playoffs if this play continues.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Goal and assist in win
Liljegren scored a goal on four shots, added an assist and went plus-2 in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Kraken.
Liljegren set up a Mark Giordano tally in the first period and then scored one of his own later in the frame. Sunday's two-point effort snapped a 10-game dry spell for Liljegren, who went plus-2 with 13 shots on net and 18 blocked shots in that span. The 23-year-old blueliner has the potential to be a solid depth contributor, but fantasy managers will likely want to see him sustain some offense before picking him up. He has five goals, 10 helpers, 61 shots on net, 82 hits, 74 blocked shots and a plus-26 rating through 49 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Moves to second pair against Hawks
Liljegren will move into the top four for Wednesday's game against Chicago, reports Sportsnet.ca.
Justin Holl will be a scratch this Wednesday for the first time this season and that opens up a spot for Liljegren to slide in beside Mark Giordano on the second pair. Liljegren's development has catapulted him over fellow Swede Rasmus Sandin on the team depth chart.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Leads late comeback in OT win
Liljegren had a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Rangers.
Liljegren did his damage late. He tied the score at 2-2 with 4:11 left in regulation by shoveling a rebound over Igor Shesterkin's glove before setting up Mitch Marner's game-winner 19 seconds into overtime. This was Liljegren's second multi-point game of the season, as the 23-year-old defenseman potted two goals against the Golden Knights on Nov. 8.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Avoids injury
Liljegren (upper body) will be available for Saturday's game versus Montreal, Terry Koshan of The Toronto Sun reports.
Liljegren exited Thursday's win over Winnipeg in the third period after taking a shot up high, but it appears as though his departure was likely precautionary. Look for the 23-year-old Swede to skate on the top pairing against the Canadiens.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Can't finish game
Liljegren (upper body) didn't finish Thursday's game versus the Jets, Terry Koshan of The Toronto Sun reports.
Liljegren took a shot up high and immediately went to the locker room. With no update on his status after the game, he can be considered day-to-day until more information becomes available. The Maple Leafs' next game is Saturday versus the Canadiens.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Nets marker vs. Philadelphia
Liljegren scored a goal in Toronto's 6-2 victory over the Flyers on Sunday.
Liljegren netted a shorthanded marker at 10:07 of the second period, which elevated Toronto's lead to 4-2. He has three goals and eight points in 30 games this season. Liljegren had been limited to two assists in his previous 13 games.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Ready to play Saturday
Liljegren (hand) said he is ready to play Saturday, Luke Fox of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Liljegren said that he blocked a shot Thursday and while his hand swelled up, an X-ray proved negative. The 23-year-old defenseman has two goals and five points in 20 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Suffers upper-body injury
Liljegren sustained an upper-body injury during Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Rangers, David Alter of Sports Illustrated reports.
Liljegren had two blocked shots in 10:25 of ice time. He has two goals and five points in 20 contests this season. Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe expects him to be re-evaluated Friday.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Adds apple in win
Liljegren notched an assist, three hits and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 4-0 win over the Stars.
Liljegren snapped a four-game point drought with the helper. The 23-year-old defenseman has two goals, three assists, 12 shots on net, 29 hits, 25 blocked shots and a plus-11 rating through 16 contests overall. As long as the Maple Leafs are battling multiple injuries on the blue line, the Swede should be in line for a top-four role.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Lights lamp twice Tuesday
Liljegren scored two goals on two shots and added four hits and a plus-1 rating in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Golden Knights.
In his third game of the season, Liljegren collected his first points by blasting home shots from both faceoffs circles, one in the first period and one in the second. The 23-year-old blueliner had a solid first NHL season in 2021-22 with five goals and 23 points in 61 games, and he's flashed some offensive upside in the AHL, but until he works his way into some power-play time for Toronto, his fantasy ceiling will be limited.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Back on active roster
Liljegren (groin) is back on Toronto's active roster, per the NHL media site.
A spot on Toronto's roster opened up when Nicolas Aube-Kubel was claimed off waivers by Washington on Saturday. After having hernia surgery prior to the start of training camp, Liljegren is expected to make his season debut Saturday versus Boston, David Alter of Sports Illustrated reports. The 23-year-old blueliner supplied 23 points, 79 shots on goal, 60 blocks and 87 hits in 61 games during the 2021-22 campaign. Liljegren is slated to be paired with Morgan Rielly.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Targeting Saturday return
Liljegren (groin) is expected to be back in action versus the Bruins on Saturday, Mark Masters of TSN.ca reports.
During Liljegren's minor-league conditioning stint, he notched one assist in two games for AHL Toronto. While the defenseman won't be an option to face the Flyers on Wednesday, he is clearly nearing a return to the ice. In order to suit up against Philadelphia, Liljegren will need to first be activated off long-term injured reserve.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Back with Leafs for practice
Liljegren (hernia surgery) was back up with the Leafs on Tuesday for practice, David Alter of Sports Illustrated reports.
Liljegren posted one assist in two AHL games with the Marlies during his conditioning loan. He skated on the fourth pairing with Filip Kral during Tuesday's session. Liljegren will be eligible to return to the lineup as early as this weekend.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Goes to AHL on conditioning loan
Liljegren (hernia surgery) was assigned to AHL Toronto on Tuesday on a conditioning loan, per the AHL transaction page.
Liljegren hasn't played yet this season and started the year on long-term injured reserve. It appears as though he is ready to see game action and could get into some games with the Marlies before rejoining the Maple Leafs.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Moves to LTIR
Liljegren (hernia surgery) was moved to long-term injured reserve Monday by the Leafs.
Liljegren will be sidelined for at least 10 games and 24 days of the NHL season following the designation. He had hernia surgery prior to training camp and was initially given a six-week timetable for his return.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren: Skating Friday
Liljegren (hernia surgery) was skating with other injured Maple Leafs on Friday, David Alter of Sports Illustrated reports.
Liljegren underwent surgery in September and is expected to miss the first month of the season. It is encouraging to see him back on skates after he had five goals and 23 points in 61 games last season for Toronto.... See More ... See Less
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