Sunday November 8th, 2015

Daniel Winnik’s veteran presence has been a strong influence on this season’s Maple Leafs, a team in transition, but he may be out for awhile after an eventful first period Saturday against the Washington Capitals.

Winnik opened the scoring with a rocket short side on Braden Holtby, his second goal of the season.

Soon afterward, Winnik got caught up in the boards in the Leafs zone trying to land a check on Caps forward Justin Williams. His left leg got twisted up in the process and he left the game soon afterwards.

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There’s been no word from the Leafs yet on his status.

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