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Maple Leaf recall McKegg as forwards Lupul and Holland suffer injuries

Toronto Maple Leafs' Peter Holland (24) and Boston Bruins' Daniel Paille (20) battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. Holland suffered an upper-body injury in the game and will undergo further evaluation in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Michael Dwyer
January 01, 2015 - 12:51 PM

TORONTO - Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul was placed on injured reserve Thursday after suffering a lower-body injury in a 4-3 shootout victory over Boston a day earlier.

Lupul was hurt in the second period and will return to Toronto for further evaluation, the team said in a news release. The veteran left-winger has 17 points (nine goals, eight assists) in 26 games this season.

Forward Peter Holland suffered an upper-body injury in the game and will also undergo further evaluation in Toronto. He has 16 points (8-8) in 38 games this season.

The Maple Leafs also recalled forward Greg McKegg from the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. He has 15 points (7-8) in 23 AHL games this season.

Toronto continues its seven-game road trip Friday night at Minnesota.

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