Bell out after having surgery to repair facial fractures

Updated: January 17, 2008, 6:25 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Mark Bell will be out another eight weeks after the Toronto Maple Leafs forward had surgery on Wednesday to repair facial fractures.

The 27-year-old Bell was injured during the third period of the Maple Leafs' game at Pittsburgh on Jan. 3. Bell has two goals, five assists and 50 penalty minutes in 26 games this season, his first in Toronto.

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