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Toronto Maple Leafs scratch left wing Joffrey Lupul at Columbus with a broken right hand

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without left wing Joffrey Lupul, who broke a bone in his right hand in a fall at practice on Thursday.

PHOTO: Toronto Maple Leafs' Joffrey Lupul (19) battles with Buffalo Sabres' Mike Weber (6) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)
Toronto Maple Leafs' Joffrey Lupul (19) battles with Buffalo Sabres' Mike Weber (6) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

The team announced the injury shortly before the start of Friday night's game at Columbus.

Lupul, who has two goals and an assist in nine games this season, is out indefinitely, according to a post on the team's official Twitter account.

The 31-year-old Lupul has 186 goals and 202 assists in 609 games. He was third on the Maple Leafs last season with 22 goals.

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