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Injured forward van Riemsdyk misses Leafs’ game vs. Wild

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Cal Heeter keeps an eye on the puck as he makes a save on Toronto Maple Leafs James van Riemsdyk in second period NHL preseason action in Toronto on Monday September 16, 2013.

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James van Riemsdyk missed the Maple Leafs' game against the Wild with an undisclosed injury.

Toronto coach Randy Carlyle called Van Riemsdyk a "question mark" after Tuesday's morning skate. The forward, who did not practice Monday because of what the team called a maintenance day, left the skate early.

Van Riemsdyk has three goals in his past two games and five in the Leafs' first six games this season.

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David Broll took van Riemsdyk's place on the top line alongside Tyler Bozak and Phil Kessel during pre-game warm-ups. Trevor Smith, called up from the AHL's Marlies earlier in the day, was in the lineup on the fourth line.

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