Sports Leafs forward Leo Komarov to miss Game 3 against Boston

19:52  16 april  2018
19:52  16 april  2018 Source:   Sportsnet

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Leo Komarov (lower body) will be a game -time decision for Saturday's game against the Winnipeg Jets. Komarov has missed each of Toronto's last seven games . The Leafs forward gave his team their first lead of the game , as he made it 4- 3 in the third period.

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Toronto Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov will miss Game 3 against the Boston Bruins because of a lower-body injury.

Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock said at Monday morning’s game-day skate that the 31-year-old Finn is day-to-day and that he hopes to have him back for Game 4 on Thursday.

"He’s going to skate tomorrow, and then will skate the following day and be a game-time decision (for Game 4)," said Babcock.

Centre Dominic Moore will take Komarov’s spot in the lineup. Moore sat out the first two games of the series as a healthy scratch.

Boston leads the first-round series 2-0, having outscored Toronto 12-4 in two games at TD Garden.

Komarov was originally hurt in Saturday’s Game 2 in Boston.

Bruce Arthur: Leafs go missing in Game 1 loss to Bruins .
BOSTON—Welcome to the playoffs, kids. The Toronto Maple Leafs entered this post-season talking about a long run, even chasing the Cup. They really believe that. They have depth and speed, and young as they are, they thought this could be a special year.And then the puck dropped in Game 1 against the Boston Bruins and it was a beating, if hardly a fight. The Bruins came out, as a Russian goalie once said, like gorillas out of a cage. They won every puck battle, erased open spaces, tried to both start and finish checks. Brad Marchand tried to kiss Leo Komarov in there somewhere, too.


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