The Toronto Maple Leafs have suffered their first major injury of the Lockout shorten NHL season. Head coach Randy Carlyle confirmed forward Joffery Lupul suffered a fractured forearm in the win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Lupul immediately went to the bench and into the locker room. The team officially announced he was out for the game with an upper-body injury during the second intermission.
Many have suggested that Lupul will be out for six to eight weeks with the injury, although the Maple Leafs doctors have yet to provide a timetable for his return but it could be as long as 4-6 weeks. Expect Matt Frattin to be called up from the AHL Toronto Marlies to fill in the roster spot.
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