Found February 10, 2013 on GCobb.com:
Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Adirondack PhantomsBrian BoucherMichael LeightonWinnipeg JetsThe Philadelphia Flyers announced this afternoon that back-up goaltender Michael Leighton has been placed on injured reserve (IR) with an “upper body injury.” Brian Boucher has been recalled to take his place in the interim. The trade for Boucher just prior to the 2013 NHL season was rationalized as a safety measure in case of injury. [...](Read more...)
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