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Bozak expects to play; Kessel speaks

Apr 30, 2013, 1:31 PM EDT

He may not be able to take faceoffs, but Tyler Bozak expects to suit up for the Maple Leafs tomorrow night in Boston.

Bozak missed the last two games of the regular season with an upper-body injury and left practice early yesterday, raising concerns he may not be available against the B’s. The 27-year-old had 28 points this season, tied for fifth on the Leafs.

Bozak won 52.6 percent of the 1,063 draws he took in 2013. Today, he was practicing on a line with Phil Kessel and James van Riemsdyk.

Oh, and Kessel spoke to the media today after declining yesterday.

So thank you, Kessel…for doing that.

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