With salary cap space, Leafs summon forwards Robertson, Simmonds from AHL


The Toronto Maple Leafs recalled forwards Nick Robertson and Wayne Simmonds together with defenceman Victor Mete from the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies on Sunday.

Toronto was supplied some cap house to make the strikes after goaltender Matt Murray was positioned on long-term injured reserve on Saturday.

Murray, who was scheduled to start out in Saturday’s 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators, is ready to overlook not less than 4 weeks with an adductor harm. Erik Kallgren was recalled earlier than the sport to function a backup to Ilya Samsonov.

Simmonds performed 72 video games with the Leafs final season, recording 5 objectives and 16 factors. The 34-year-old is in his third 12 months with Toronto.

Robertson, 21, flashed his potential in pre-season motion, producing one aim and 4 assists in 4 outings however was finally despatched to the Marlies on account of not requiring waivers.

Mete signed a one-year cope with Toronto in July after six seasons cut up between the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa.

The 24-year-old performed 37 video games final season with the Senators, recording seven assists on the 12 months.

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