Leafs forward Leo Komarov to miss Game 3 against Boston

Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock gives an update on Leo Komarov's status and discusses what he's seen from Tomas Plekanec since the trade from Montreal.

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov will miss Game 3 against the Boston Bruins because of a lower-body injury.

Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock said at Monday morning’s game-day skate that the 31-year-old Finn is day-to-day and that he hopes to have him back for Game 4 on Thursday.

"He’s going to skate tomorrow, and then will skate the following day and be a game-time decision (for Game 4)," said Babcock.

Centre Dominic Moore will take Komarov’s spot in the lineup. Moore sat out the first two games of the series as a healthy scratch.

Boston leads the first-round series 2-0, having outscored Toronto 12-4 in two games at TD Garden.

Komarov was originally hurt in Saturday’s Game 2 in Boston.

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