Goaltender James Reimer has been reassigned to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.
Reimer started all four games of the Leafs recent four-game road trip, posting a record of 3-1. The 22-year-old Winnipeg native was particularly at his best during the two games in California, where he collected wins over Los Angeles and San Jose.
In seven appearances so far this season, Reimer has a record of 4-2-0 with a save percentage of .933 and a goals-against average of 2.26.
The Marlies are currently on a western road trip, with Ricoh Coliseum being occupied for the annual Toronto Boat Show. The AHL club’s next home game is Saturday, January 22 against Peoria.
Leafs coach Ron Wilson explained on AM640 that, with injuries to Kris Versteeg and Fredrik Sjostrom plus an anticipated suspension to Mike Brown, Toronto needs to recall a forward from the Marlies for tomorrow night’s game against Calgary. The NHL team must return an AHL-contracted player to the Marlies, thus Reimer was chosen.
Winger Marcel Mueller has been recalled to the Maple Leafs. Mueller has 7 goals and 20 points in 39 games played in the AHL this year.