After Mark Giordano
's injury the other night many were wondering how long the Maple Leafs would be without one of their top defensemen. Today we got a timetable that will help answer that question.
Giordano's Injury Timeline Has Finally Been Revealed
Today NHL insider Kevin Weekes was able to put out a report that confirmed the injury and timeline for Mark Giordano
. According to his report, Giordano has a broken thumb and will be out for 4 to 6 weeks.
I'm told it's a broken finger for @MapleLeafs D Giordano, typically 4 to 6 week timeline range.
#LeafsForever will continue observing the market for any potential fit and price they're comfortable with. #HockeyX #HockeyTwitter
With this news the Maple Leafs' need and urgency to find a defenseman on the trade market will increase. Look for more rumors and reports in the coming days of the Maple Leafs being active in a search for a defenseman.