The Maple Leafs announced Wednesday that defenceman Dion Phaneuf will be out of the lineup for approximately four to six weeks.
The Leafs captain underwent successful surgery was performed on his leg last night. Phaneuf sustained a significant leg laceration during the second period of last night’s game against Ottawa after colliding with Senators forward Peter Regin.
Defenceman Korbinian Holzer has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League and will join the team in Washington today for the Leafs game against the Capitals.
Kolzer was the Leafs’ fourth choice, 111th overall, in the 2006 Entry Draft.