Maple Leafs recall goaltender Joseph Woll after AHL conditioning stint

Watch as Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe gives us the very latest injury and recovery updates on Joseph Woll, who's back at practice, Conor Timmins recovering from Mono, and both Matt Murray and John Klingberg, still a long ways away.

The Toronto Maple Leafs have recalled goaltender Joseph Woll from his conditioning stint in the AHL.

Playing in his first game since Dec. 7, Woll stopped 36 of the 37 shots he faced on Saturday, leading the Toronto Marlies to a 4-1 win over the Laval Rocket. The 25-year-old was well tested throughout the game as Laval received nine power-play opportunities.

“Felt great. It’s been a couple months, and I’ve been really itching to get back in the game,” Woll said after the win. “It was awesome; it was great to the win with the team here. I did my best to help out the Marlies today, and I thought the guys played great in front of me. They protected the paint all night.”

Prior to his injury, Woll had seized the No. 1 goaltender job for Toronto, overtaking the then-struggling Ilya Samsonov.

Across 15 appearances for the Leafs this season, he has an 8-5-1 record, along with a 2.80 goals-against average and .916 save percentage.

Woll resumed practising with the Maple Leafs on Feb. 12. The team then assigned him to the Marlies on Wednesday before recalling him.

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