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Maple Leafs' Bozak out with lower-body injury

Saturday, 10.26.2013 / 6:20 PM

By Joe Yerdon - NHL.com Correspondent / 2013-2014 At the Rink Blog

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Maple Leafs' Bozak out with lower-body injury

TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without Tyler Bozak when they face the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.

The Maple Leafs announced Bozak will not be in the lineup Saturday due to a lower-body injury. Bozak will be evaluated in the next day or two.

Bozak suffered his injury during a 5-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday. He did not play the final 8:17 of the third period.

This season, Bozak is eighth on the team in points with six (three goals, three assists).

Forward Carter Ashton was called up from the American Hockey League and will take Bozak’s spot in the lineup.

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If you want to prove people wrong, you've just got to go out and do it. Yeah, we blew 3-2 series leads the last two years, but no one is going remember that if we go out there on Saturday night and beat these guys and go play in the Stanley Cup Final. We need to get back to work and we'll start to do that tomorrow.

— Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri following a loss to the Blackhawks in Game 6 on Wednesday