JVR-less Leafs won't panic

Toronto Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk checks Colorado's Jan Hejda during NHL play at the...

Toronto Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk checks Colorado's Jan Hejda during NHL play at the ACC. (MICHAEL PEAKE/QMI Agency)

IAN SHANTZ, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:59 PM ET

The Maple Leafs aren't pushing the panic button over the team's latest injury setback, James van Riemsdyk's "back spasms" that have now kept him out of two consecutive games.

But given the top-line forward's production out of the gate -- five goals in six games -- he certainly is the most significant loss and one the Leafs can only hope is of the short-term variety.


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