Calle Jarnkrok left last night's game with an injury in the second period and will miss some time
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Leafs share the nature of Jarnkrok's injury and it's not what anyone was expecting

Published March 15, 2024 at 2:42 PM

Two weeks after returning from a broken knuckle, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Calle Jarnkrok will unfortunately be sidelined once again.

At the mid-way point of the second period in last night's 6-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers, Jarnkrok took a nasty spill, crashing hard into the boards after diving to tip a puck into the Flyers' zone. Jarnkrok attempted to use his arms to brace for impact and the way he left the ice had many thinking that the injury he suffered as a result was a shoulder or collarbone injury.

Following the game, Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe said that Jarnkrok would miss some time, but was unable to provide a further update. The Leafs returned to practice today ahead of their game against Carolina tomorrow without Jarnkrok. After practice, Keefe updated the media in attendance that Jarnkrok suffered a hand injury and will be out week-to-week.

The 32-year-old returned at the beginning of March after missing the previous 13 games with a broken knuckle. In 51 games this season, Jarnkrok has 10 goals and 21 points. It wouldn't be shocking to see Jarnkrok tansferred to LTIR which would give the Leafs enough cap space to activate both Conor Timmins and Mark Giordano when they are ready to return.

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Leafs share the nature of Jarnkrok's injury and it's not what anyone was expecting

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