By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio)
David Bolland knows he has to take it one step at a time.
He knows he is several weeks away from beginning rehabilitation, but the Maple Leafs centre intends to play again this season.
Bolland told the media Monday, he’s frustrated to be out of the lineup because he felt he was playing well at the time of the injury.
“Everything was rolling, everything was going really well,” said Bolland. “Something like this happens and it really crushes you.”
Bolland met the media for the first time since suffered a severed tendon in his left ankle against Vancouver more than a week ago.
The 27 year old felt like he was just starting to get comfortable as a Leaf prior to the injury suffered on a Zack Kassian check. Bolland – who was wearing the protective Kevlar socks at the time – holds no ill will towards the Canucks forward.
“It’s a fluke play. It’s a hockey play,” said Bolland, who had scored 6 goals in the early going. “Things happe