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Sad Announcement For Bruins Biggest Rival And Mitch Marner

Published March 30, 2024 at 12:21
BY AUSTIN SABOURIN
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On Saturday morning, the Toronto Maple Leafs made a significant announcement regarding star forward Mitch Marner.

Initially reported as a "day to day" injury by head coach Sheldon Keefe, Marner's situation has evolved.

The Maple Leafs have placed him on long-term injured reserve, retroactive to March 7th when he was injured against the Boston Bruins.

The Maple Leafs have placed F Mitch Marner on LTI retroactive to March 7 for roster management purposes, and recalled D Marshall Rifai from the
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This move, while indicating Marner's continued absence, primarily serves to provide the team with additional cap relief. It allows them to call up defenseman Marshall Rifai from the Toronto Marlies.

Marner's status remains unchanged, and he could still return to the lineup after meeting the LTIR criteria.

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Maple Leafs place Mitch Marner on LTIR on Saturday.

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