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Sports Maple Leafs’ Tyson Barrie won’t return vs. Oilers with ankle injury

04:16  15 december  2019
04:16  15 december  2019 Source:   sportsnet.ca

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Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Tyson Barrie was forced to leave Saturday’s game against the the Edmonton Oilers with an ankle injury and will not return, the team announced.

No further details on the severity of the injury have been made available by the team at this time.

Barrie blocked a shot midway through the first period and immediately went to the dressing room.

Upon testing how his ankle felt shortly after during a TV timeout, and then testing it against after the first intermission, Barrie went back to the room and did not return to the bench.

With the 28-year-old out, Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe opted to pair Barrie’s blueline partner, Morgan Rielly, with Travis Dermott.

Barrie’s absence, after just 2:52 of ice time, left the Maple Leafs with only five defencemen in Saturday’s game. In 33 games with the Maple Leafs this season, Barrie has scored three goals and added 10 assists.

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Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Tyson Barrie practised with the team Monday, two days after he suffered an ankle injury against the Edmonton Oilers. The post A Celebration with ZZ Top with special guest Cheap Trick appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.Tyson Barrie is on the ice for #leafs practice after leaving Saturday's game with an ankle injury.

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