Sandin notched an assist and two shots on goal in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Canadiens.
The Swedish blueliner has four assists and a plus-6 rating through nine appearances. Sandin is essentially locked in to a third-pairing job as long as Zach Bogosian (shoulder) is out. The two blueliners could compete for playing time in the playoffs.
Sandin picked up an assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Canucks.
Sandin moved up to the top pairing with T.J. Brodie and was exceptional. Earlier this week, coach Sheldon Keefe said Sandin would like play every game for the remainder of the season with Zach Bogosian sidelined. With strong defensive play and two points in his last three games, Sandin may already be forcing his way into a permanent position on the blue line. He could offer late season fantasy help if he keeps this up.
Sandin is expected to be promoted to Toronto's active roster and play Tuesday against the Canucks, Mark Masters of TSN.ca reports.
Sandin is expected to skate with Zach Bogosian on the Maple Leafs' third pairing Tuesday. The 21-year-old blueliner picked up an assist in his lone appearance with the big club this season on Feb. 8 versus Vancouver.
The Maple Leafs recalled Sandin to the taxi squad Thursday, CapFriendly reports.
Sandin suffered a broken foot Feb. 25 and had began the rehab process with AHL Toronto. The Swede suited up in one AHL game, going pointless with a plus-1 rating. The 21-year-old could return to the lineup for Saturday's game against Vancouver, but he'll still need to be activated to the active roster in order to do so.
Sandin (foot) practiced with AHL Toronto on Monday, Joshua Kloke of The Athletic Toronto reports.
Sandin suffered a broken foot Feb. 15, and this was his first practice appearance since the injury. The 21-year-old should be back in the lineup soon, and if he shows enough promise, he could get a promotion to the big club. After all, the 2018 first-round pick played 28 NHL games last year, generating eight points.
The Maple Leafs revealed Thursday that Sandin fractured his foot last week and will be re-evaluated in mid-March.
Sandin suffered this injury in the minors, and he'll need at least a few more weeks before he has a chance to return. The 20-year-old is a rising prospect for the Leafs after posting 15 points in 21 AHL games last year. Once he's back to full health, Sandin should be one of the first recalls if injuries pile up for the big club.
Sandin, who's currently in the AHL, is expected to miss several weeks with a foot injury, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.
Sandin sits atop the pecking order in terms of potential call-ups among Toronto defensemen, but he won't be an option for the big club for at least a few weeks. The 2018 first-round pick picked up an assist in his season debut with the Maple Leafs Feb. 8 against the Canucks.
Sandin was assigned to AHL Toronto on Saturday.
Sandin played just one game at the top level, recording an assist over five minutes of ice time. The 2018 first-round pick (28th overall) will continue his development by handling top-pairing minutes in the minors. He could arrive in the NHL as a full-time player as soon as next season.
Sandin posted an assist and three hits in Monday's 3-1 win over the Canucks.
Sandin had the secondary helper on Auston Matthews' third-period tally Monday. That's not bad production for Sandin, who saw just 5:00 of ice time in seven shifts during his season debut. The Maple Leafs deployed a seven-defensemen lineup, and Sandin got the short end of the stick in a split with Mikko Lehtonen on the third pairing. The 20-year-old Sandin had eight points and a minus-7 rating in 28 contests last year, but the Swede may still be a year or two away from taking on a more permanent role.
Sandin is expected to join the active roster and make his season debut in Monday's game versus the Canucks, CBS reports.
The Maple Leafs will roll with seven defensemen to open a spot for Sandin. The 2018 first-round pick (29th overall) suited up in 28 games with the big club last season, recording eight points and 10 PIM while averaging 14:19 of ice time per contest.
Sandin was reassigned to the taxi squad Thursday, per CBS Sports.
Sandin has yet to draw into a game for the Leafs this season. The 20-year-old defenseman will continue to practice with the team and provide organizational depth.
Sandin was promoted from the taxi squad Sunday, TSN reports.
The Maple Leafs don't play again until Thursday's matchup against the Canucks. Sandin has yet to play this season. However, the 2018 first-round pick (29th overall) flashed potential over his first 28 NHL games last year, posting eight assists, 33 hits and 22 blocked shots.
Sandin is not in the lineup for Thursday's Game 3 against Columbus.
There's not much to see here from a fantasy perspective, as Sandin has yet to suit up in the playoffs and was a healthy scratch for a couple games at the end of the regular season. The 20-year-old blueliner managed eight points in 28 games this year.
Sandin was a healthy scratch Monday against San Jose.
It was simply a break -- Sandin has played a lot of hockey for the Marlies (AHL), Sweden (IIHF U20) and now the Leafs. He had an assist Saturday against Vancouver but also saw just 13:23 of ice time. Sandin is a good one, but he doesn't turn 20 until Saturday, and the NHL is rough on teenage defenders. He has one goal and seven assists in 26 games.
Sandin scored the game-winning goal and added an assist with three shots Monday in a 5-2 win over Nashville.
Sandin crept in from the point and buried a loose puck to give Toronto a 3-1 lead less than five minutes into the second period. It was the first NHL goal for the 19-year-old defenseman, who also lobbed a picture-perfect breakaway pass to William Nylander on the game's first goal early in the first period. In his four games since being recalled from the AHL, Sandin has provided a goal and three assists with seven shots and a plus-3 rating.
Sandin recorded two assists, including one with the man advantage, in his first NHL game since Oct. 12.
This performance certainly didn't make it feel like Sandin hadn't played at the NHL level in more than three months. He played 16:12 and received nearly two minutes of ice time on the power play. One has to believe that this performance will earn Sandin another opportunity in the lineup. He now has zero goals and four assists in seven career games.
The Maple Leafs recalled Sandin from AHL Toronto on Monday.
Sandin hasn't played an NHL game since Oct. 12, and he most recently was named the best defenseman at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship. The 19-year-old Swede recorded three goals and seven assists over 10 games en route to a bronze medal. Morgan Rielly will be out at least eight weeks with a broken foot, so the Maple Leafs will likely rely on Sandin to play a hefty role going forward.
Sandin was named best defenceman at the 2020 World Junior Championship.
He finished tied for fourth in tournament scoring with 10 points (three goals, seven assists) in seven games. His Team Sweden won the bronze medal. Sandin could be in line for a promotion to the Maple Leafs once he returns to North America, so be ready for a waiver claim. He could help.
Sandin will be in the lineup against Sweden on Thursday, Scott Wheeler of The Athletic reports.
After taking a slash to the wrist, there was concern that Sandin would miss some time but x-rays came back negative. Once the World Junior Championships wrap up, the blueliner figures to return to AHL Toronto, though he has likely shown the team enough to warrant a call-up sooner rather than later.
Sandin left Tuesday's game at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship after a slash to the arm and was taken for X-rays, reports the Toronto Star.
Sandin, the Swedes and the Maple Leafs all caught a break -- the test showed no fracture. Sweden will meet the host Czech Republic in the quarterfinals Thursday. The young defender could be recalled to the Leafs when he returns from the tourney next week.
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