Found November 03, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
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As Paul noted, Toronto Maple Leafs forward David Bolland suffered an, "Erik Karlsson-type injury" that will require surgery during the Maple Leafs-Canucks game on Saturday. The Toronto Star's Dave Feschuk clarified Bolland's status while noting that Bolland was in fact wearing Kevlar socks, but still suffered what is probably a torn Achilles tendon: Toronto’s biggest loss on Saturday promises to be felt for weeks to come in vital man games. That’s because Leafs centre Dave Bolland, cut in the ankle region by Zack Kassian’s skate in an early-second-period collision, departed Rogers Arena strapped to a stretcher. Carlyle said Bolland had suffered a cut “similar” to the Achilles tendon injury that kept Ottawa Senators all-star Erik Karlsson out of action for most of three months last season. Unlike Karlsson, Bolland had been wearing Kevlar-type socks on Saturday, according to a club source. But the socks are cut-resistant, not cut-proof. “He will have surgery...
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