The Philadelphia Flyers have lost two more players’ services due to injuries, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Sam Carchidi:
The injury bug continues to hit the Flyers. After Friday’s 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens at the Wells Fargo Center, general manager Paul Holmgren said that defenseman Andreas Lilja could miss six weeks after suffering a high ankle sprain. The injury occurred in the second period.
In addition, the three players who were scratched on Friday, Chris Pronger, James van Riemsdyk and Jaromir Jagr, won’t make the trip to New York for Saturday’s game with the Rangers. Pronger missed his third game with what is believed to be a virus. Van Riemsdyk suffered an upper body injury in Wednesday’s 4-3 overtime win against the host New York Islanders. Jagr reaggravated his groin in the same game.
The Flyers issued an earlier statement that van Riemsdyk is expected out 1-2 weeks, and Holmgren said a best-case scenario for his return would be Friday, Dec. 2 at ...