Toronto goaltender James Reimer
is getting better and is expected to return to the ice soon -- though his agent won't define "soon" or say exactly what his injury is.
Reimer was clipped in the head by Montreal Canadiens
forward Brian Gionta
early in a game on Oct. 22; he finished the first period but hasn't played since. His agent, Ray Petkau, told TSN that Reimer had dealt with headaches, but said they were irregular and he's hasn't experienced one for a number of days.
Petkau insisted to TSN that neither the Maple Leafs nor Reimer is hiding anything and that the goaltender has not been diagnosed with a concussion as of yet -- although the symptoms have been treated as such.
"His baseline test was great, James passed it with flying colors," Petkau said.
"We are 100 percent confident the Leafs are handling this situation well and that includes James, his family and all involved."