Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Jake Gardiner left Wednesday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets with a lower-body injury.
Jake Gardiner will not return to tonight's game due to a lower body injury. #TMLtalk
— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) February 15, 2018
Gardiner exited the game with approximately nine minutes to play in the first after he played just six shifts over 5:44 of ice time.
In 58 games this season, the 27-year-old has four goals and 31 assists with a plus-seven rating.