Maple Leafs activate Trevor Moore from IR, assign him to Marlies for conditioning stint

He’s (almost) back, baby!
After suffering missing 15 games due to a shoulder injury suffered on November 15th, then returning on December 21st and immediately landing back on the shelf with a concussion, Trevor Moore has finally been activated from Injured Reserve this afternoon. In a corresponding move, the Maple Leafs assigned the 24-year-old winger to the Toronto Marlies for the purpose of a conditioning stint.

The @MapleLeafs announced today that the team has assigned forward Trevor Moore to the Toronto Marlies (AHL) on a conditioning loan. #LeafsForever
— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) January 17, 2020

This is delightful news for a Leafs roster dealing with some horrid injury luck. Welcoming Moore back into the fold gives the team one more healthy piece at their disposal, which they assuredly need in their continued fight for divisional standing within the tightly-contested Atlantic.
Everyone knows how great Moore is, so let’s talk logistics.
The conditioning stint makes complete sense for Moore. Regardless of any rehab or off-ice work he happened to take part in while recovering from his various ailments, Moore has not seen consistent game action for the better part of the past two months. Such a lengthy lay off would …

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Author: Mike Stephens / The Leafs Nation

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