Jake Gardiner had an assist in 21:19 of ice time in the Maple Leafs' 3-2 win over the Red Wings on Sunday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Gardiner now has 32 assists on the season.
Jake Gardiner (lower body) is expected to play in Saturday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, according to Phil Kessel.
Advice: Kessel and Gardiner played together in Toronto. The Penguins forward said that Gardiner told him he'd be in the lineup for tonight's contest. He left Wednesday's game due a spasm, but appears to be good to go.
Jake Gardiner had 24:23 of ice time in the Maple Leafs' 5-3 loss to the Penguins on Saturday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game.
Jake Gardiner (lower body) wasn't on the ice for Friday's practice.
Advice: Gardiner left Wednesday's contest due to the issue. Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock is still hoping that Gardiner will be available for Saturday's game, but he'll have to wait to see if he's an option.
Jake Gardiner (lower body) had "some kind of spasm or something like that," according to coach Mike Babcock.
Advice: Babcock added that Gardiner was pulled from Wednesday's game against Columbus because the medical staff couldn't get the spasm to "relax" and "they would not let him come back." It's unclear at this time if Gardiner will be back on the ice for Friday's practice. The Leafs have a day off scheduled for Thursday.
Jake Gardiner suffered a lower-body injury in Wednesday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Advice: It's unclear what caused the injury, but the Leafs have already announced that he won't be back tonight. They'll likely provide an update on his status after the game. We'll consider him day-to-day for now.
Gardiner exited the Maple Leafs' 6-3 win over Columbus on Wednesday in the first period due to a lower-body injury.
Advice: No word yet on the severity of the injury. Gardiner is one of Toronto's most important players, as he leads the team in average time on ice and has recorded 35 points - most among Maple Leafs defensemen.
Jake Gardiner notched one goal and one assist in Monday's 4-3 win over Tampa Bay.
Advice: Gardiner has generated 16 points (one goal, 15 assists) in 18 games since the start of 2018. Only Brent Burns (23 points in 20 games) and John Klingberg (18 points in 17 games) have produced more than Gardiner among NHL defensemen during that time.
Jake Gardiner tallied one goal and one assist in 21:09 of ice time in the Maple Leafs' 4-3 win over the Lightning on Monday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. Gardiner now has four goals and 31 assists on the season.
Jake Gardiner had 20:44 of ice time in the Maple Leafs' 6-3 win over the Senators on Saturday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +3 for the game.