The Leafs, however, could have defenseman Carl Gunnarsson back soon.
Gunnarsson, who has missed the last eight games because of a hip injury, took part in the morning skate.
"He's going to be an option for us very shortly," coach Randy Carlyle said. "We'll have to think that one through because we've got some people that have been performing fairly well for us. These are decisions that are tough ones but good ones for the organization going forward."