James van Riemsdyk out 6-8 weeks with foot injury

Forward James van Riemsdyk will be out of action for six to eight weeks with a non-displaced fracture in his left foot, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced Monday.

Forward has non-displaced fracture

James van Riemsdyk has a non-displaced fracture in his left foot, the Leafs say. (Claus Andersen/Getty Images/File)

Toronto Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk is expected to miss six to eight weeks due to a non-displaced fracture in his left foot, the team announced Monday.

The 26-year-old left-winger has 29 points (14 goals, 15 assists) in 40 games this season.

Van Riemsdyk was a minus-three and played just under 16 minutes in Toronto's last game, a 7-0 loss at San Jose on Saturday night.

The Maple Leafs also announced Monday that forward Josh Leivo has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies. He has 30 points (11-19) in 35 games for the American Hockey League club this season.

Toronto returns to the ice Wednesday night against the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets.

In other Maple Leafs news Monday, goaltenders Garret Sparks and Antoine Bibeau and forward Mark Arcobello have been returned to the Marlies.


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