Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joe Thornton, who got injured in the team’s 3-1 loss Wednesday night to the Edmonton Oilers, will likely miss some time going forward, according to head coach Sheldon Keefe.
Sheldon Keefe says it "definitely" looks like Joe Thornton will miss some time. More tests needed.— Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) January 21, 2021
Keefe told the media following the game that it looks like Thornton will "definitely" be out after suffering an injury against the Oilers, but Keefe also mentioned that Thornton's injury will require more tests.
The 41-year-old forward suffered an apparent arm or wrist injury in the third period of the game.
Thornton is in his first season with the Maple Leafs after signing with the club in the off-season. He in the midst of his 23rd season in the NHL. He has recorded one goal and one assist this season.