Maple Leafs centre Mikhail Grabovski out two weeks with lower-body injury

TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs will have to do without Mikhail Grabovski for a little while.

The team announced Wednesday that the centre will miss the next two weeks with a lower-body injury.

Grabovski left late in the third period of Tuesday’s 3-2 shootout loss to the Phoenix Coyotes after a collision at centre ice.

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The Leafs will also be without winger Clarke MacArthur when they visit the Nashville Predators on Thursday. He didn’t play in the third period Tuesday after suffering an upper-body injury.

Meanwhile, Leafs coach Ron Wilson expects centre Tim Connolly to make his return against Nashville after recovering from an upper-body injury.