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TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs dont know when Dave Bolland will be back, so now they must plan for life without him. Asics Gel Kayano 20 Lite Show Dames . Bolland is out indefinitely after having surgery to repair a severed tendon on the outside of his left ankle. Coach Randy Carlyle said the team doesnt have a time frame on his recovery after being cut by Canucks forward Zack Kassians skate blade Saturday night. "Its too early to say," Carlyle said Monday. "(Doctors) dont really give you that. They can say that its five months and then we hope its two. We dont really know until the healing process starts and they do an assessment and then well get more tightened in on the time frame." Bollands injury comes at a bad time for the Leafs, who are also without No. 1 centre Tyler Bozak, whos dealing with a hamstring injury. Carlyle said theres no time frame on Bozaks return, noting that he hadnt progressed to be able to ride a bike yet. With Bolland and Bozak out, the Leafs could experiment with James van Riemsdyk at centre. The 24-year-old played down the middle while at the University of New Hampshire but has been used primarily on left wing since he was drafted second overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in 2007 and since the Leafs acquired him in the summer of 2012. Carlyle said it "doesnt take rocket science" to consider van Riemsdyk at centre given his university experience there. Van Riemsdyk skated with Joffrey Lupul and Phil Kessel during Mondays practice at Air Canada Centre. The Leafs dont play again until hosting the New Jersey Devils on Friday. That begins a stretch of five games in nine days. Before his injury, Bolland was enjoying an impressive offensive output with six goals and four assists in 15 games. He had seven goals and seven assists in 35 games last season for the Stanley Cup-champion Chicago Blackhawks. Bollands injury conjured up memories of a similar incident involving Erik Karlsson from last season, when the Ottawa Senators defenceman suffered a severed Achilles tendon after being cut by the skate blade of Pittsburgh Penguins winger Matt Cooke. Karlsson missed more than two months, beating the expected recovery time by several weeks. "Hope you doing okay man," Karlsson wrote to Bolland on Twitter. "I feel for you. Wish you all the best." Asics Gel Lyte 3 Nederland . -- Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson asked his players a simple question during Fridays morning shootaround: How many of them had ever been on a team 14 games over . Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Sale . -- Yogi Ferrell orchestrates pretty much everything in Indianas offence. . -- Matt Kuchar and Harris English ran away with the Franklin Templeton Shootout, shooting a 14-under 58 on Sunday in the final-round scramble to break the tournament course record.ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Bills receiver Stevie Johnson has a bone to pick with the NFL schedule maker. With temperatures dropping and snow piling up outside the teams facility, Johnson wondered who had the bright idea to have Buffalo (4-7) "host" the warm-weather Atlanta Falcons (2-9) inside the climate-controlled confines of Torontos Rogers Centre on Sunday. "Yeah, they must have fixed the schedule or something out there in Atlanta. Its supposed to be out here at the Ralph," Johnson said Wednesday, referring to the Bills home, Ralph Wilson Stadium. "Who put the schedule together to have them come to Toronto?" Johnson and his teammates are finding themselves at a sudden disadvantage as Buffalo prepares for its annual trip north of the border to resume the "Bills in Toronto" series, which was first established in 2008 and renewed for another five years in January. The Falcons have been eliminated from playoff contention. The Bills come off their bye week still on the fringes of the AFC post-season hunt. Theyre 3-3 at Orchard Park, including a decisive 37-14 win over the New York Jets on Nov. 17. "It is what it is," Johnson said. "We cant really make excuses for it. We cant complain about it. We just got to go out and try to handle business." An added wrinkle to the game is news that Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment -- the company that controls the Leafs and NBA Raptors -- has aligned itself with New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi to make a push to bring an NFL franchise to Toronto. One logical option would be the Bills. In establishing the series, the Bills turned to their neighbours to the north in a bid to expand their region. The deal provides the Bills a much-needed boost to their small-market franchises revenue base by essentially leasing out a home game to Canadian communications giant, Rogers Communications. What the Bills lose, however, is a distinct late-season edge they would normally get playing in the cold and blustery conditions in Buffalo. "Yeah, wed love to get them outside in the elements. That would definitely be an advantage," centre Eric Wood said. "But this is a deal weve got to embrace. Its impoortant to our franchise. Asics Gel Lyte v Nederland. You cant go up there with a bad attitude." Like it or not, the Bills are resigned to knowing they have no choice when it comes to making the two-hour trek to Canadas largest city and financial capital. Its a metropolis of more than 5 million residents, where the NHLs Maple Leafs dominate the sports pages, and a place better known these days for Mayor Rob Fords various attention-grabbing troubles. Wood drew headlines of his own last year after Buffalos 50-17 loss to Seattle at Toronto. Unable to make the trip because of a sprained right knee, Wood grew frustrated watching on TV and seeing the lack of support the Bills got from the crowd. He called it "a joke," and added: "Those non-Bills fans that go to the game are just cheering for plays as opposed to cheering for a team. And that kills you." Wood was in a more diplomatic mood this week when reminded of his comments. "It was a heat of the moment-type deal," he said. "I was excited about the opportunity to go up there and hopefully get a win. And Im approaching it the same way this year." Getting a win would be a start. The Bills are 1-4 in regular-season games at Toronto, with their lone win a 23-0 victory over Washington in 2011. The series opened with a dud, when Buffalo managed just 163 yards offence in a 16-3 loss to Miami. Turnout has been an issue in part because of expensive ticket prices and the perennial struggles of a Bills team thats not made the playoffs since 1999. Though the first four games were listed as sellouts, Rogers acknowledged the count included thousands of freebies. And those fans that do show up represent the mixed loyalties Canadians have toward the NFL. Though a majority of fans attending games wear Bills jerseys, its not uncommon to spot others wearing a wide range of colours -- from the Cowboys, to 49ers, and even the CFL Argonauts. First-year Bills coach Doug Marrone said its up to his team to generate an edge. "In order to create that advantage, you have to go up there and play well," Marrone said. "I think we do have some fans in Toronto. And I think if we play well, well create more fans." Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys Auston Matthews Jersey ' ' '

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