Johnsson had surgery on his knee Wednesday that will keep him out six months.
Based on his recovery timeline, Johnsson should be ready in time for the start of training camp this fall. The news does eliminate the possibility of the winger playing in the postseason after originally being given an eight-week diagnosis. The 24-year-old recorded eight goals, 13 helpers and 78 shots while averaging 15:45 of ice time and was on pace to reach the 40-point mark for a second straight year.
Johnsson (knee) was placed on injured reserve Sunday.
This move was expected, as Johnsson underwent surgery on his knee and won't be ready until early April. If the Maple Leafs don't secure a playoff spot, Johnsson's season will end with eight goals and 13 assists across 43 contests.
Johnsson (knee) will require surgery which will see him sidelined for at least eight weeks, Sportsnets' Chris Johnston reports.
Since returning from a 15-game stint on the shelf due to a leg injury, Johnsson registered five points in 13 contests while averaging 12:57 of ice time. The Swedish winger figures to be back on injured reserve in short order given his lengthy recovery timeline. Dmytro Timashov should return to the lineup while the club will likely need to promote a player from the minors ahead of Saturday's clash with Ottawa.
Coach Sheldon Keefe said following Thursday's loss to Dallas that Johnsson's knee injury is "not going to be a short-term thing," Kristen Shilton of TSN.ca reports.
Johnsson exited Thursday's game in the first period after playing in just 1:33 of ice time. The Maple Leafs didn't provide an exact timeline for Johnsson's absence, but they echoed that another update should be revealed in the next 24 hours. With the Swede expected to be sidelined, Frederik Gauthier and Dmytro Timashov would be first in line to receive a shot in the lineup as early as Saturday's game against Ottawa.
Johnsson suffered a knee injury and won't return to Thursday's game against Dallas.
The Swede collided with his own teammate Kasperi Kapanen in the first period, and he saw just 1:33 of ice time before exiting. The team will roll with 11 forwards with Johnsson out, and look for Jason Spezza to get a bump up to the power play. Expect the team to provide an update on Johnsson's status ahead of Saturday's clash in Ottawa.
Johnsson scored and tallied an assist in a 5-3 win over Dallas on Wednesday.
The Maple Leafs' winger had gone seven games without a point, dating back to two games prior to Johnsson hurting his leg, which forced him to miss 15 games. It's been a down year for the Swede after he posted 43 points a year ago, as Wednesday's two-point effort gave Johnsson 18 points across 36 appearances.
Johnsson (leg) was limited to two shots on goal and 11:06 in Sunday's 8-4 loss to the Panthers.
The Maple Leafs' offense was mostly contained to the top six, while Johnsson skated lower in the lineup after a 15-game absence. The Swede has seen a bigger role at times this season, so expect him to move up once he's back up to speed. Johnsson has 16 points and 68 shots through 31 contests.
Johnsson (leg) will return to the lineup for Sunday's game in Florida, Paul Hendrick of the Maple Leafs' official site reports.
Johnsson will return from his 15-game absence while dealing with a leg injury. The 25-year-old winger has 16 points in 30 games this season and will return to a third-line role for the time being.
Johnsson (leg) will be activated off injured reserve and will be a game-time decision for Sunday's game against Florida, Terry Koshan of The Toronto Sun reports.
Johnsson hasn't played since Dec. 4 while dealing with the leg injury and is expected to take warmups before making the call. Expect an update prior to game time regarding Johnsson's status for Sunday.
Johnsson (leg) sported a full contact jersey at Saturday's practice, Paul Hendrick of Leafs Nation Network reports.
The ability to take contact marks a major step in Johnsson's recovery process. Johnsson has been out of commission since Dec. 4 and will need to be taken off injured reserve before he makes his return, which could come as soon as Sunday in Florida.
Johnsson (leg) will make the trip to Florida for Sunday's game against the Panthers, Sportsnets' Chris Johnston reports.
Johnsson has been sidelined since early December with a leg injury, but he's been upgraded to day-to-day ahead of Sunday's contest, so his return appears to be imminent. Confirmation on his status against Florida should surface prior to puck drop.
Johnsson (leg) skated with a no-contact sweater Saturday, Kristen Shilton of TSN.ca reports.
This is the first time Johnsson skated since injuring his leg Dec. 4. The 25-year-old winger is on long-term injured reserve, and he's eligible to return at any time after missing 12 games. Johnsson has made the next step in recovery, but he'll need to practice without limitations before returning to game action.
Johnsson was designated for long-term injured reserve after undergoing CT scans on the leg injury he suffered against Colorado on Wednesday.
Johnsson will be reevaluated following the league's Christmas break, but he'll need to miss at least the next 10 games due to his placement on long-term IR. With the winger on the shelf, Ilya Mikheyev and Zach Hyman should both see upticks in ice time.
Johnsson will not return to Wednesday's game versus the Avalanche due to a leg injury.
Johnsson skated 12:00 and registered a blocked shot, which was the cause of the injury. He was ruled out of the rest of the game early in the third period. The Maple Leafs' next game is Saturday in St. Louis. After Wednesday's contest, head coach Sheldon Keefe said Johnsson's injury didn't appear serious, James Mirtle of The Athletic reports.
Johnsson scored two goals, one on the power play, and added an assist in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Red Wings.
His offensive outburst was hardly decisive -- the Leafs had a 3-0 lead before Johnsson registered his first point -- but fantasy GMs with shares in the 25-year-old won't be complaining about his first multi-point performance in over a month. Johnsson snapped a five-game point drought with the effort, and on the year he's now got seven goals and 15 points through 26 contests.
Johnsson had a goal and an assist, both with the man advantage, in Sunday's 5-4 loss to the Blackhawks.
Both of the points came in the third period, with Johnsson and John Tavares setting each other up as the Maple Leafs attempted a comeback. Johnsson is up to five goals and 12 points in 19 contests. The Swede has added 46 shots on goal and 12 PIM this season.
Johnsson notched two assists in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets.
He grabbed the primary helper on the Leafs' second and third goals, showing excellent chemistry with Auston Matthews once again. Johnsson continues to enjoy life on Toronto's top line, scoring two goals and seven points in the last seven games.
Johnsson (leg) will play in Monday's game against the Blue Jackets, Dave McCarthy of NHL.com reports.
Johnsson felt the effects of blocking a shot during Saturday's game against the Bruins, but he was able to shake it off and practice Monday, proving he's ready to go. He'll continue to play on the top line with Auston Matthews, and he's enjoyed success in that position lately with five points -- three on the power play -- over the last six games.
Johnsson suffered a leg injury Saturday against Boston and will not return.
Johnsson blocked a shot that left him a bit gimpy, and he ultimately had to leave the game. He played 10:36 and drew an assist on Morgan Rielly's first-period goal before departing. Following the game, Leafs head coach Mike Babcock informed the media that X-rays on Johnsson's leg came back negative. Look for the team to update his status Sunday or Monday, as Toronto prepares to battle the Blue Jackets on Tuesday.
Johnsson scored a goal and added an assist in 16:50 of ice time during Tuesday's 4-2 win over Minnesota.
Johnsson has been skating on the Maple Leafs' first line and top power-play unit of late, and he's taken full advantage of the opportunity, notching two goals and four points in his last four games. If the 24-year-old Swede is still on the waiver wire in your league, he's worth an immediate add.
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