With just under 20 seconds to go in the Leafs' 3-2 comeback win over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night, Toronto Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf came up favouring his left knee after an awkward fall in Toronto's zone.
On a night when one of their top snipers busted out of a scoring slump, the Toronto Maple Leafs had a scare involving their captain.
With just under 20 seconds to go in the Leafs' 3-2 comeback win over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night, Dion Phaneuf came up favouring his left knee after an awkward fall in Toronto's zone.
He tried to cut off Jets forward Olli Jokinen's path to the net, and in the process appeared to trip and fall. He was slow to get up and looked to be in pain.
There was no immediate word on the status of the defenceman, but he was able to finish the game and skate off under his own power.
Rod PerryRod grew up in the west end of Toronto and did his undergraduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University, majoring in English and minoring in Psychology. He's always had an infatuation with anything sports-related and took his passion to Centennial College's sports journalism program for a post-graduate education. He's also still miffed about the Kelly Gruber botched triple play call in the 1992 World Series.
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