Hyman has been suspended for two games for interference on Charlie McAvoy.
Hyman will miss Tuesday’s game in Carolina and Thursday’s game in Tampa Bay before being eligible to return Saturday in Florida. Hyman was given a five-minute interference penalty on the play and was forced to answer the bell against Matt Grzelcyk. You should see either William Nylander or Patrick Marleau move back into the top-6 with Hyman suspended.
The Maple Leafs signed Zach Hyman to a four-year extension worth $9.0M ($2.25M AAV).
Hyman (undisclosed) missed practice on Monday, but will play on Tuesday.
Hyman was not on the ice for Monday’s practice session, but he is expected to return to his spot on the Maple Leafs’ top line on Tuesday. Hyman has scored goals in back-to-back games.
The Maple Leafs have sent Zach Hyman to Toronto (AHL).
Hyman, 23, collected four goals and two assists in 16 games with the Maple Leafs.He heads back to the Marlies where he has 33 points (13G / 20A) in 54 games.
The Maple Leafs have recalled Zach Hyman from Toronto (AHL).
Hyman has played in 54 games for the Marlies this season, recording 13 goals and 20 assists for 33 points. The 23-year-old was named the University of Michigan’s Athlete of the Year in his senior year (2014-15) while also being named a First Team All-American and a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award. Hyman, who was acquired via trade from Florida in June 2015, was drafted by the Panthers in the 5th round (123rd overall) during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
The Maple Leafs acquired Zach Hyman and a conditional 7th round pick from Florida for Greg McKegg.
Hyman, 22, is set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st, but is expected to get a deal done with the Maple Leafs. Hyman is a Toronto native and was a Hobey Baker finalist in the NCAA after scored 22 goals with 32 assists (54 points) in 37 games at the University of Michigan.