The Toronto Marlies will be receiving another goaltender tomorrow afternoon in their game vs. the Manitoba Moose.
Frederik Andersen will start an AHL conditioning loan starting tomorrow and should see action in half of tomorrow’s Marlies game.
— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) May 5, 2021
Frederik Andersen hasn’t seen any game action in almost two months, when they played Calgary on March 19th. After that, he was placed on injured reserve. He’s since been practicing with the Leafs for the last few weeks and continues to gear up for a playoff run in Toronto.
Andersen is coming into a Toronto Marlies team who just defeated the Laval Rocket in a 4-3 overtime thriller which saw Joseph Woll have 57 saves on 60 shots. I wouldn’t say Andersen is stealing the net from both Woll and Veini Vehviläinen since there was always going to be a rotation between the two in these last 11 games.
This conditioning stint gives Woll a rest after a hell of a game. The big story was how many saves he made, but there were two points where he took a puck to the head, and then to the ribs (where you could hear him yell in agony) in …
Author: Nick Barden / The Leafs Nation