More details emerge on Morgan Rielly's absence from Leafs

The veteran blue liner won't play tonight.



Earlier today, it was reported that Toronto Maple Leafs veteran defenseman Morgan Rielly would be designated as a game-time decision for tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils at Scotiabank Arena. And now, more information has been released as to specifically why. 

According to the Leafs, Rielly is dealing with an upper-body injury and was not able to play tonight.

Rielly is Toronto's top defenseman, scoring seven goals while adding 44 assists and boasting a +8 rating. 

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