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News on the Toronto Maple Leafs' injury front is getting worse by the day.The Maple Leafs confirmed Saturday that defenseman Mike Komisarek will miss the next eight weeks after suffering a broken arm earlier in the week that will likely require surgery.The original diagnosis had the towering blue liner out of the lineup for just three weeks with what the Maple Leafs were calling an "upper-body injury." Further evaluation revealed the broken bone.Komisarek was injured after taking a slapshot to the arm in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Nashville Predators. He left the ice immediately favoring his arm.He joins a long list of Maple Leafs out of action, including netminder James Reimer (concussion) and forwards Matthew Lombardi (upper body), Mikhail Grabovski (lower body) and Colby Armstrong (upper body).The 29-year-old Komisarek has a goal, three assists and a plus-three rating in 18 games this season.
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The Toronto Maple Leafs lost defenseman Mike Komisarek and center Matthew Lombardi to injuries in Thursday's loss at Nashville.
Komisarek suffered an upper-body injury and Lombardi hurt his left arm, leaving the arena with it in a sling.
TSN reported that both players are expected to be sidelined for at least three weeks.
Komisarek, who is in his third season with Toronto...
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Maple Leafs defenseman Mike Komisarek will be out at least eight weeks because he needs surgery for a broken arm.
Komisarek suffered the injury in Nashville on Thursday.
The Leafs also recalled forward Joe Colborne from the AHL prior to Saturday's game against the Washington Capitals.
The 21-year-old center will be inserted into a lineup that is missing six regulars.
With four points on the night, Joffrey Lupul helped prevent the Toronto Maple Leafs' losing streak reach from reaching four games, as the Blue and White blew out the Washington Capitals 7-1 at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday.
Lupul registered a goal and three assists to earn first star of the game honours. The Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta native now has 24 points this season...
from Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun, (James) Reimer, out since suffering a head injury Oct. 22, against Montreal, last practised on Oct. 26 in Manhattan.
Toronto’ starting goalie, 4-0-1 on the season, was on the ice for about 15 minutes, taking shots from assistant coaches.
Head coach Ron Wilson cautioned Reimer’s conditioning has fallen behind due to his absence and he is...
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Or, perhaps, this is your classic Centre of the Hockey...
A little new from practice....TSN's Darren Dreger reports that goaltender James Reimer is on the ice this morning for a short skate. He has not been symptomatic recently and "improvements have allowed the Leafs to push his exertion a notch." Will update with any news on the injury status of Komisarek, Lombardi, et al.
With a depleted lineup and a shaky situation in net, the Toronto Maple Leafs have become more reliant on Phil Kessel.
Joffrey Lupul is certainly stepping up as well.
Lupul and the Maple Leafs will visit the struggling Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday, going for their third straight win in the series.
Toronto (11-7-2) has been inundated with injuries recently, including to starting...
Jonas Gustavsson made a career-high 40 saves, and Joffrey Lupul had a goal and three assists in the Toronto Maple Leafs' 7-1 victory over the reeling Washington Capitals on Saturday night.
Maple Leafs defenseman Mike Komisarek will be out at least eight weeks because he needs surgery for a broken arm. Komisarek suffered the injury in Nashville on Thursday. The Leafs also recalled forward Joe Colborne from the AHL prior to Saturday's game against the Washington Capitals. The 21-year-old center will be inserted into a lineup that is missing six regulars.
Jonas Gustavsson made a career-high 40 saves, and Joffrey Lupul had a goal and three assists in the Toronto Maple Leafs' 7-1 victory over the reeling Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Phil Kessel added a goal and an assist. He leads the NHL with 14 goals and 27 points. Matt Frattin scored his first NHL goal, Cody Franson chipped in his first as member of the Maple Leafs...