Toronto Sun "As much as Randy Carlyle likes the offensive skills that Jake Gardiner and Morgan Rielly can bring as a defence pair, the Maple Leafs coach also has a firm grip on what the youngsters can learn when put with a veteran. Gardiner and Rielly had been together for 10 games before Carlyle broke them..." January 31
Pro Hockey Talk "It appears Morgan Rielly won’t be headed to his second straight World Junior Hockey Championship. The Maple Leafs aren’t going to release Rielly for the annual U-20 tournament, GM Dave Nonis announced on Wednesday. The decision comes after great speculation about the rookie defenseman’s..." December 18
Carlyle announces Morgan Rielly will stay past the 9 games.
Sportsnet "The Toronto Maple Leafs are expected to keep defenceman Morgan Rielly in the NHL according to Hockey Central insider Nick Kypreos. The Leafs have a nine-game window to decide whether to send Rielly back to the Moose Jaw Warriors of the Western Hockey League. According to Kypreos Rielly is..." October 16
National Post "Morgan Rielly moved one step closer to making his NHL debut with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The 19-year-old who sat out the first two games of the season as a healthy scratch was paired with Jake Gardiner at practice amongst the team’s top-six defencemen on Friday. With Mark Fraser (hamstring) on..." October 04