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Leafs defenseman Komisarek on injured reserve

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TORONTO (AP) -The Maple Leafs have placed Mike Komisarek on injured reserve because of a quadriceps injury and expect to be without their hard-hitting defenseman for up to three weeks.

The Maple Leafs recalled Carl Gunnarsson from Toronto of the AHL on Thursday to take Komisarek's roster spot.

Komisarek left Tuesday's 5-2 loss to Minnesota in the first period after just six shifts. He was originally hurt in a win over Detroit on Saturday.

In 16 games this season, Komisarek has no points, 31 penalty minutes and is a minus-9. He signed a $22.5 million, five-year deal with Toronto in the offseason.

The Maple Leafs also assigned forward Jay Rosehill to Toronto of the AHL on a conditioning loan.

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