Found March 17, 2014 on Sports Injury Alert:
The Toronto Maple Leafs are generally vague about injuries - lower-body injury and upper-body injury is usually the extent of what the media and fans get when it's revealed that someone is injured. But Jonathan Bernier's injury seems especially mysterious.For those who aren't sure what happened, Bernier left last Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Kings at the end of the first period with a "lower-body injury." Now, Bernier sustained this injury before the game against the Kings but wanted to play against his former team. He just wasn't strong enough to finish.Did he re-aggravate it? Was he sore? Did he just not feel right? Nobody knows.By Graig Abel / Getty ImagesIt was reported earlier last week that coach Randy Carlyle said the injury wasn't expected to be serious, and speculation abounds about Bernier going for an MRI just in case. But it's unclear if that MRI ever happened. Nobody's sure if he travelled with the team to Washington ...

Jonathan Bernier Update: Out day-to-day with groin strain

Earlier today, Sports Injury Alert quipped that the Bernier's injury might be more serious that the Leafs were letting on, since they weren't revealing any information.Well, Leafland can breathe a big sigh of relief because that is not the caseThe Toronto Maple Leafs tweeted about a half hour ago that Randy Carlyle stated that Bernier underwent an MRI today, and has a low...

Injury to Leafs' Jonathan Bernier not expected to be serious; James Reimer will start Sunday

Toronto's Jonathan Bernier is not believed to have sustained a serious injury after leaving Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Kings, according to TSN.The Leafs have called the injury a lower-body injury, but are not preparing as though Bernier will be out for a significant amount of time. Coach Randy Carlyle had this to say after practice Saturday:Bernier's still...

I Have No Idea What Will Happen In The Leafs/Wngs Game Tonight

But I do know there will be a large contingent of Toronto fans at the game tonight. I do know Dion Phaneuf will be caught out of position a few times and the Wings need to take advantage of that.  I also now he will try to run on of younger players, just to welcome them to the NHL. I also know the #1 line of the Wings, Legwand, Franzen and Alfreddsson have to start scoring....

Fifteen Years Of Upper/Lower-Body Injuries

from Curtis Rush of the Toronto Star, Fifteen years later, Pat Quinn has lulled the hockey world into almost complete acceptance of one of the most bloated, awkward injury terms ever in use. The dreaded “upper- or lower-body injury”. This is just coach-speak to protect players from being targeted by opponents. It’s a terminology that only a lawyer — or someone...

Mike Augello: First Period Slumber Fatal For Leafs In Loss To Caps; No News Is Good News?

The Toronto Maple Leafs opened their eyes on Sunday not to the light of the sun, tweeting birds or the alarm on their smartphones, but trailing by three goals, being heavily outshot and verbally pelted by head coach Randy Carlyle as he frantically scribbled on a whiteboard. That slumber was costly, as the Leafs were unable to recover from the deficit in a 4-2 loss to the Washington...

Video: Daniel Alfredsson Nets Game-Winner vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

There were plenty of Toronto Maple Leafs’ fans at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday, always ready and willing to let Daniel Alfredsson know how they feel about him. Alfredsson got the last laugh. Moments after a potential game-tying goal by the Leafs was waved off because it was kicked past Jimmy Howard, Alfredsson took a pretty 2-on-1 feed from David Legwand and snapped it through the...

Mike Augello: Leafs Recall MacIntyre, Bernier Not Practicing, Will Undergo MRI

The Maple Leafs leave the difficult leg of their five game road swing in the rearview mirror, with two victories in Anaheim and Los Angeles and return to the Eastern Time Zone to face the Washington Capitals in an unusual Sunday afternoon matinee. The lower body injury suffered by goaltender Jonathan Bernier in Los Angeles on Thursday has forced the emergency recall veteran Drew...

Mike Augello: The End Of The Road; Leafs Vs Wings

In a season where the Toronto Maple Leafs have had success but maintained an air of unpredictability, the finale of their 10 day sojourn against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday could be considered a watershed moment. The Maple Leafs have shown an ability to step up their play against top end competition, with victories over Boston, Anaheim, Pittsburgh, Chicago...

Mike Augello: Keeping Pace In The Playoff Race, Leafs Vs Capitals

The Toronto Maple Leafs must keep pace in the tight Eastern Conference, as they continue their longest road trip of the season against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on Sunday afternoon. The match features Alexander Ovechkin, who leads the NHL with 45 goals and Toronto’s Phil Kessel, who is tied for second in the league with 73 points and fourth in goals with...

GDT: Red Wings vs Maple Leafs

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