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Maple Leafs recall Nazem Kadri following Colby Armstrong's ankle sprain

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Toronto Maple Leafs Nazem Kadri motions to teammates in the warm-up before the first period of a NHL rookie tournament game against the Ottawa Senators in London, Ontario, Tuesday, September 14, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley Author: The Hockey News

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Maple Leafs recall Nazem Kadri following Colby Armstrong's ankle sprain

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TORONTO - Nazem Kadri won't start the season in the American Hockey League after all.

The Toronto Maple Leafs recalled the 21-year-old forward Thursday following an injury to Colby Armstrong.

Armstrong is out indefinitely after suffering a left ankle sprain during his first shift in Wednesday's 4-3 victory over Winnipeg.

Kadri was expected to start his year with the AHL Marlies following a knee injury in training camp. He had been assigned to the farm team on Wednesday.

In 29 NHL games last season, Kadri had three goals and 12 points.

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Maple Leafs recall Nazem Kadri following Colby Armstrong's ankle sprain