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Philadelphia Flyers center Danny Briere will miss Wednesday's game against his former team - the Buffalo Sabres - with an upper body injury.
The Flyers also announced that rookie forward Matt Read will miss the team's next two contests with an upper-body injury. He'll be sidelined for Wednesday's game versus the Sabres and Thursday's contest against the New Jersey Devils.
Briere certainly looked healthy when he scored two goals and collected two assists during Thursday's wild 9-8 loss to the Winnipeg Jets. He then missed Saturday's 5-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.
The 34-year-old Quebec native has recorded four goals, six assists and 14 penalty minutes this season for the Flyers, who have lost four of their last six contests.
Read has collected three goals and four assists in 11 games.
Philadelphia recalled defenseman Ben Holmstrom and forward Harry Zolnierczyk from Adirondack of the American Hockey League.
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Chris Pronger will not be skating in Buffalo on Wednesday night. Its understandable, considering the seriousness of the eye injury that Pronger suffered in Toronto last week.
The Flyers have placed their Pronger on the seven day injured reserve, retroactive to last Tuesday. Pronger is not ready to play in an NHL game just yet.
According to csnphilly.com, moving Pronger to IR...
Before the start of training camp, when no one was sure if Chris Pronger would be ready to start the regular season after undergoing back surgery, the general consensus was that if the Flyers would be OK if they could hang in through an early-season schedule loaded with marquee opponents. Most folks would have declared a 6-4-1 record a mild success.
Expectations were raised much...
The Philadelphia Flyers are doing rather well without Danny Briere, and another meeting with the sputtering New Jersey Devils may keep them rolling.
With Briere's status unknown, the Flyers look for their second three-game winning streak of the young season when they host the Devils on Thursday night.
Philadelphia (7-4-1) followed Saturday's 5-1 win over Carolina with a...
Ilya Bryzgalov made 29 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers scored three times in the first period to chase All-Star goalie Ryan Miller in a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
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