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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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Toronto Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland was to have surgery after his leg was cut during Saturday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.
"I don't know the degree of severity or which tendon (was cut) but he did suffer a cut to that area and he will have surgery to repair that tonight," said Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle.
Bolland was checked against the boards...
Toronto Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland cut his left leg Saturday night and was taken to a hospital to have surgery.
The 27-year-old Bolland was injured in the second period when Vancouver's Zack Kassian checked him along the boards in the Maple Leafs' 4-0 loss. After the game, Bolland was placed on a stretcher and taken to the hospital.
Kassian's skate appeared to...
The Toronto Maple Leafs have placed forward Dave Bolland on IR after he had surgery to repair a severed tendon on the outside of his left ankle, as per The Canadian Press. As previously reported, Bolland left Saturday night’s game after being hit into the boards by Zack Kassian and getting cut by his skate blade.
This injury comes at a very difficult time for the Leafs as their...
The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without center Dave Bolland as the team announced he will have surgery after suffering a laceration on his left leg during a play with Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian in the second period in Saturday’s game.
Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle said that the cut was similar to the Achilles injury suffered by Ottawa Senators defensemen Erik Karlsson...
via the Toronto Maple Leafs,
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Monday that forward Dave Bolland underwent successful surgery Sunday in Vancouver to repair a severed tendon on the outside of his left ankle. He will be out indefinitely. He suffered the injury in the second period of Saturday’s game versus the Canucks.
Forward Tyler Bozak sustained a hamstring injury at Columbus...
James van Riemsdyk has become the Maple Leafs’ latest centre by default.
With Dave Bolland and Tyler Bozak nursing injuries, coach Randy Carlyle had van Riemsdyk centring the top line between Joffrey Lupul and Phil Kessel at practice at the Air Canada Centre on Monday.
“He has played there before, so it does not take rocket science to go in that direction,” Carlyle said of...
Did it look like it was on side of ft rather than Achilles? @GordStellick @FAN590 Kassian hit on Bolland similar to Cooke hit on Karlsson.
— Gare Joyce (@GareJoyceNHL) November 3, 2013
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There will be plenty for Randy Carlyle to be bothered by in Saturday's awful outing in Vancouver, perhaps even enough to ruin the taste of two earlier wins in the week.
But where to start?
The second-period injury to David Bolland in which Vancouver pest Zack Kassian gashed the Leafs centre with his skate. Depending on the diagnosis, it may end up being the ugliest moment of...