is making progress, but he’s not all the way back just yet.
Thesuperstar took part in a full practice Monday for the first time since sustaining a shoulder injury, but he was still sporting a red no-contact jersey.
Matthews rotated in during the line drills and even took a few reps as a defenseman, but didn't take part in a battle drill toward the end of the session, according to.
Leafs head coach Mike Babcock said he didn’t expect Matthews to be in the lineup for the club’s next game Wednesday against the.
The 20-year-old center wasafter leaving late in a Feb. 22 shootout win over the , but he hasn't played since.
Despite missing the last six games, Matthews still leads Toronto with 28 goals, and he's tied withfor second on the club with 50 points.
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