Maple Leafs prospect Nick Robertson out 10 weeks with a fractured leg

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Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Nick Robertson will be out a minimum of 10 weeks with a broken leg.

Robertson, who started the season with the American Hockey League's Toronto Marlies, has a non-displaced fracture of his right fibula.

The Marlies said on Tuesday morning he was injured in Sunday's 5-0 loss to the Manitoba Moose.

Robertson will not need surgery.

The 20-year-old forward had two assists in two games with the minor-league club this season.

He had five goals and 11 assists for the Marlies in the 2020-21 campaign

Robertson was selected 53rd overall by the Maple Leafs in the 2019 NHL Draft. He had an assist in six games last season with the NHL team.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 19, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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