Maple Leafs place defenceman Timothy Liljegren in COVID-19 protocol

Toronto Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren skates against the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (Jeff Chiu / AP)

The Toronto Maple Leafs have placed defenceman Timothy Liljegren into the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol, the team announced on Wednesday.

Liljegren, 22, joins David Kämpf (Dec. 21), Ilya Mikheyev (Dec. 21), Petr Mrázek (Dec. 21), Rasmus Sandin (Dec. 21), Steve Briere (goaltending coach, Dec. 21), Morgan Rielly (Dec. 23), William Nylander (Dec. 24) and Jake Muzzin (Dec. 26) on the team's COVID-19 protocol list.

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