At Friday's practice, Bolland skated on the Leafs' third line between Mason Raymond and David Clarkson. The 27-year-old has been practising with teammates for some time, but this represented another sign of progress.
It was not immediately clear if Bolland was going to play Saturday night against the Montreal Canadiens. The Leafs would have to send players down to the minors to remove him from long-term injured reserve.
Bolland had recently taken line rushes but had a setback that delayed his return.
Goaltender Jonathan Bernier also participated in his first full practice since suffering a groin injury March 13 in Los Angeles. Drew MacIntyre remained with the team, but Bernier and James Reimer spent the vast majority of the time in the two nets.