The Toronto Marlies were getting ready for a new and successful season with Nick Robertson in the lineup. But there was an unfortunate bump in that road as the 20-year-old landed awkwardly on his right leg in Sunday’s game against Manitoba.
Nick Robertson lands awkwardly on his right leg after getting hit.
It doesn’t look good. pic.twitter.com/g1vjsRcoPT
— Nick Barden (@nickbarden) October 17, 2021
Robertson suffered a non-displaced fracture of his right fibula, which will not require surgery. The Marlies say he’ll miss a minimum of ten weeks.
Although he’s only 20-years-old, Robertson had expectations for himself coming into a new season.
“I think last year with injuries, no fans, first year in pro, and playing in the American League and NHL, it’s definitely a new experience for me.” Said Robertson during Leafs training camp in September. “Now, being 20, I have that experience, and I’m just looking forward to carrying it to hopefully a full normal year and kind of get back to getting routines and everything being normal as well.“
Now, he’s back on the injured list, which is a blow for the 20-year-old. This was a season where Robertson showed his …
Author: Nick Barden / The Leafs Nation