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Nazem Kadri #43 of the Toronto Maple Leafs carries the puck up ice during a game against the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place on September 29, 2010 in Kanata, Canada. The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-3.(Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images) (Phillip MacCallum/2010 Getty Images)
Nazem Kadri #43 of the Toronto Maple Leafs carries the puck up ice during a game against the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place on September 29, 2010 in Kanata, Canada. The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-3.(Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images) (Phillip MacCallum/2010 Getty Images)

Maple Leafs recall Nazem Kadri Add to ...

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.

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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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