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Phaneuf (hand) has been ruled out for both of the Leafs' games over the weekend against the Hurricanes and Jets, Jonas Siegel of TSN Radio 1050 reports.According to coach Peter Horachek, Phaneuf went in for additional testing on his hand Tuesday, which indicated he required more time off to let the injury heal. Phaneuf had been back on the ice Monday in anticipation of a return to action, but he'll have his timetable pushed back at least another week. The Maple Leafs hope Phaneuf will be ready to go for the team's Feb. 26 tilt with the Flyers.
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Phaneuf (hand) skated by himself prior to the Leafs' practice Monday, David Alter of the team's official site reports.Phaneuf didn't take part of the team portion of practice, but his presence on the ice at all is an indication he is moving in the right direction. The blueliner remains without a timetable, but his next step would be rejoining the team at practice before returning to the lineup.
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Phaneuf (hand) remains sidelined, Jonas Siegel of TSN Radio 1050 reports.
As Tuesday's game against the Rangers approaches, coach Peter Horachek relayed Monday that he wasn't sure when Phaneuf -- who last suited up on Jan. 21 -- would be back in action for the Leafs.
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Phaneuf (hand) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.
It's just a procedural move to make roster room for goalie Antoine Bibeau, who was recalled from AHL Toronto on an emergency basis Saturday. Phanuef had already been ruled out for Saturday's game against the Oilers but will be eligible to come off IR for any of the Leafs' subsequent matches to follow.
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Phaneuf (hand) will not return to the Toronto lineup Saturday against Edmonton, David Alter of MapleLeafs.com reports.
Phaneuf remained limited to working out on the ice with the team trainer Saturday morning, which prompted coach Peter Horachek to rule him out for another game. It was always something of a long shot for the blueliner to suit up this weekend, but Tuesday's game against the Rangers still remains a viable target return date.
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Phaneuf (hand) will not return to action Friday against the Devils, James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail reports.
Phaneuf was on the ice for Thursday's practice, but didn't skate as part of a regular pairing or participate in power-play drills. It seems the Toronto captain is still ailing a bit, and while he hasn't been ruled out for Saturday's home date with the Oilers, his availability appears unlikely at this juncture. A more realistic date for Phaneuf's return might be Tuesday against the Rangers.
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Phaneuf (hand) hopes to play this weekend, TSN 1050's Jonas Siegel reports.
Toronto faces the Devils on Friday and the Oilers on Saturday, following Tuesday's game in Nashville. Phaneuf won't play Tuesday, but he did participate in the morning skate with his teammates.
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Phaneuf (upper body) could return next week, if not sooner, Jonas Siegel of TSN Radio 1050 reports.
Phaneuf skated with his teammates Tuesday morning, marking another step in the progression of his recovery. He hasn't played in a game since the All-Star break.
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Coach Peter Horachek said Saturday that Phaneuf (hand) will likely be out at least another week, Jonas Siegel of TSN Radio 1050 reports.
Phaneuf was able to get on the ice following the team's morning session Saturday, marking the first time he's been able to skate since the the All-Star break. While it's good to see that he's making some semblance of progress, Phaneuf figures to miss a handful of more games, enabling Korbinian Holzer to see some sustained run on the Leafs' top defensive pairing.
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Phaneuf is week-to-week with an upper-body injury.
Per the report, Phaneuf sustained his injury prior to the NHL All-Star break, with the week-to-week tag suggesting that the blueliner will miss multiple games, starting with Wednesday's tilt against New Jersey.