Maple Leafs' Lupul sustains groin injury

by NHL.com

Toronto Maple Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul left the game Monday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Air Canada Centre in the second period.

Lupul sustained a groin injury and did not return to the ice for the third.

"Sore groin, so I don't know what that means," Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle said. "He just said he pulled his groin."

Lupul, 30, missed two games last month with a bruised foot. He has eight goals and seven assists in 22 games this season.

Toronto lost to Columbus, 6-0.