MacDonald Recalled From Marlies; Gustavsson Placed On Injured Reserve
/ Toronto Maple Leafs
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Thursday morning that goaltender Joey MacDonald has joined the team on an Emergency Recall from the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. Jonas Gustavsson was placed on Injured Reserve and is expected to miss at least one week with a groin injury.
MacDonald earned the 3-2 win by making 32 saves in the Marlies’ season opener against the Hamilton Bulldogs Sunday afternoon. He joined the Maple Leafs as a free agent August 10, 2009. He has previous NHL experience with the Red Wings, Bruins and Islanders.
Gustavsson appeared in two of the Maple Leafs’ first three games to start the 2009-10 regular season. He has a goals against average of 3.09 in 97:27 of play. The rookie made his first career regular start on Tuesday against the Ottawa Senators at Air Canada Centre and turned aside 26 of 28 shots.