Found March 12, 2013 on Hockey Fan Land:
Joffrey Lupul may not be all that far from making his way back into the Toronto lineup. According to Michael Traikos of the National Post, the 29-year old forward was taking one-timers prior to practice today and looks "real close" to returning to action. He later noted that Lupul was taking turns skating with a line of Nikolai Kulemin, Mikhail Grabovski and Leo Komarov.  That sounds like someone who's nearly recovered from the broken forearm that has kept him out since the third game of the season. And the initial prognosis was that Lupul would be back in six to eight weeks, which essentially would have had him making his return right about now anyway. The Maple Leafs have been cruising this season, netting 3.04 goals per game (No. 7 in the entire league) while vaulting into fifth place in the Eastern Conference standings. Adding Lupul -- fresh off a 67-point effort in 2011-12 -- can only help matters.The Leafs are once again at the 23-man roster limit, however, meani...
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