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Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier left Saturday's game against the Washington Capitals due to a head injury.
Couturier fell to the ice after he was hit in the side of the helmet on a slap shot by teammate Kimmo Timonen in the final minute of the first period. He stayed on the ice for several minutes before being assisted to the locker room. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said Couturier would not return to the game.
A first-round draft pick of Philadelphia this year, Couturier has five goals and four assists this season.
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The Flyers came into this game without Giroux or Pronger playing very well as of late. Today, we saw a team that looked lost and played with no sense of urgency.
Bryzgalov was pulled after letting up some soft goals, so let the controversy discussions continue.
The Flyers also lost another player to injury - Sean Couterier...
Ever since Chris Pronger was ruled out for the season, there have been many questions. First off, is he going to retire? A report does suggest he is considering it.
What can the Flyers do to fill his spot? Can they even do anything financially?
Via Pro Hockey Talk: Pronger’s contract is a 35-and-over deal that comes with a cap hit of $4.9 million for the next five seasons.
Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux wore a no-contact yellow jersey during practice on Sunday.
It was Giroux's first practice since suffering a concussion.
Giroux was injured when he was kneed in the head by teammate Wayne Simmonds' during last weekend's 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The 23-year-old Giroux has 16 goals and 23 assists in 28 games this...
Defenseman Andrej Meszaros celebrates with defenseman Matt Carle after scoring the game-winning goal against the Montreal Canadiens Thursday night. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)
By Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose)
The Flyers have suffered a plethora of injuries within their defensive ranks. Chris Pronger is sidelined for the remainder of the season with severe post...
The big news story of yesterday was that Chris Pronger will miss the remainder of the season due to post-concussion syndrome. Chris Pronger is a Philadelphia Flyer defenceman who is signed to a problematic contract. He is signed through the 2016/17 season with a salary cap hit of almost $5 million dollars a year. This is a 35+ contract which means that it stays on the Flyers...
Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen was not expecting to get nailed by Stephen Walkom, the ref, Tuesday.
Oddly for the NHL -- no concussion followed.
Every time you take a sip of coffee,...
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For the first time since he suffered a concussion Dec. 10, center Claude Giroux practiced with the Philadelphia Flyers in Denver.
The pressure is off Chris Pronger.
The pressure from the Flyers, that is. By announcing that the defenseman won't be back this season or playoffs, Pronger now has months to recover from post-concussion syndrome without pangs of returning because there are no expectations.
Better yet, the uncertainty within the dressing room - WILL he come back? _ is gone. Remember the ...