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Nazem Kadri tallied twice for the Maple Leafs in a 3-2 overtime win against the Stars Thursday.
Kadri got a chance to play alongside Phil Kessel and James van Riemsdyk due to the injury suffered by Tyler Bozak and he certainly capitalized on the opportunity. Trevor Smith also picked up a goal in the Toronto win.
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Nazem Kadri scored in Toronto's shootout loss versus Pittsburgh Wednesday.
He has two goals and two assists in his last five games along with 23 penalty minutes. Kadri is a better player when he plays with an edge and he's being do that of late. He currently has 17 points in 22 games.
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Nazem Kadri registered a goal for the Maple Leafs in Thursday's 4-2 loss to Nashville.
Kadri finished serving his three-game suspension, but played just 15:04 despite Toronto being in desperate need of healthy centermen. Peter Holland scored the other Maple Leafs goal in the losing effort.
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As expected, Nazem Kadri centered Toronto's top line during Wednesday's practice.
He skated between Phil Kessel and James van Riemsdyk in the session. Kadri is ready to return to Toronto's lineup Thursday night after serving his three-game suspension. If Tyler Bozak doesn't play against Nashville then Kadri will play with Kessel and JVR.
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Nazem Kadri has been suspended for three games for his hit to the head of Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom.
The incident occurred in the first period of Toronto's 2-1 shootout loss to Minnesota on Wednesday night. The play earned Kadri two minutes for goaltender interference and it knocked Backstrom out of the game with an upper-body injury. Kadri will be eligible to return on Nov. 21 against Nashville. With Kadri suspended and Dave Bolland and Tyler Bozak injured, the Leafs' lineup is missing its top three centers.
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Nazem Kadri has a disciplinary hearing set for Thursday afternoon.
He will discuss his hit on Minnesota goaltender Niklas Backstrom from Wednesday night's action. Kadri's elbow or forearm appeared to hit Backstrom in the head and the Wild netminder was forced to leave the game with an "upper-body injury." The Leafs center got two minutes for goaltender interference on play and he also received a match penalty for his hit on Mikael Granlund later in the contest.
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Nazem Kadri needed to go through the NHL concussion protocol towards the end of Saturday's game, but fortunately he seems to be fine.
Kadri was the victim of an open-ice hit by Boston's Johnny Boychuk. Toronto is already down two centers, so losing Kadri would be devastating. Fortunately, it looks like he will be fine to play on Wednesday.