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Bozak to play first game in a month tonight

Nov 25, 2013, 11:43 AM EDT

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Tyler Bozak #42 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 28, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. The Maple Leafs defeated the Islanders 5-4 in overtime.
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Tyler Bozak will be back in Toronto’s lineup tonight at home to the Blue Jackets.

For the 27-year-old center, the game will be his first since Oct. 25 when he suffered a hamstring injury in Columbus.

Apparently Bozak had wanted to play Saturday versus Washington, but the doctors wouldn’t let him.

Toronto went 7-4-1 without Bozak, who signed a five-year, $21 million contract extension in July.

The Leafs are still waiting for the return of Dave Bolland, who’s out indefinitely after ankle surgery.

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