Joffrey Lupul may return to the Leafs line up after missing 7 games! Lupul has missed the last seven games with a recurring lower body injury. When discussing the Leafs recent hardships Lupul said, “You can try and downplay it and say it’s not on your mind, but it is… From 7pm to 10pm you should be able to put that stuff aside. Everyone still has something to play for in here.”
Horachek confirmed that Dion Phaneuf and Trevor Smith will be unavailable for at least the weekend games. David Clarkson took part in practice and was no worse for wear after he left Tuesday’s game, taking a puck to his leg.