Joseph Woll in a game with the Marlies against the Laval Rocket.
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A player intentionally tried to injure Joseph Woll several times during the game

Published February 24, 2024 at 10:38
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Joseph Woll, the promising goaltender for the Maple Leafs, is nearing a return in the NHL after a severe injury sidelined him for almost three months.

Last night, he played his first game with the Marlies, following Brad Treliving's decision to send him in the AHL for conditioning purposes.

He played against the Laval Rocket and performed incredibly well despite many attempts from the opponent to send him back to the IR.

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In the middle of the second period, Laval's Xavier Simoneau entered in a dangerous collision with Woll after a hit sent him on top of the goalie.

Watch the whole scene here:


Luckily for the Maple Leafs fans, Woll didn't get injured and he hepled his team to earn the victory.

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Woll's performance against the Rocket was nothing short of impressive, demonstrating that his time away from the NHL has not diminished his abilities. With a save percentage of 0.973 and a goals-against average of 1.00, he made a compelling case for his NHL return.

As we speculate on Woll's role with the Leafs, his recent AHL performance certainly positions him as a strong contender for the starting goalie position ahead of the playoffs.

"Joseph Woll stops 36 of 37 for the Marlies in his first game back from injury.

It wasn't exactly an easy first game back, as Laval had nine power plays.

He looks ready to play for the Leafs."



Do you think Woll is ready to be a full-time number one goalie in the NHL?

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