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Leafs forward Colby Armstrong to miss at least four weeks due to finger injury

TORONTO – Maple Leafs forward Colby Armstrong will need surgery to repair a finger injury and is expected to be out of the lineup for at least four weeks.

Armstrong was hurt in the first period of a 3-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.

The Leafs also announced Wednesday that they have recalled forward Luca Caputi from the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.

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Armstrong has one goal and 11 penalty minutes in eight games this season. He signed a US$9-million, three-year deal over the summer.

Caputi recorded one goal and one assist in six games with the Marlies.