Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/8/12
Philadelphia Flyers veteran right wing Jaromir Jagr is nursing a hip injury and is unlikely to play in Thursday's home game against the Florida Panthers. Jagr suffered the injury after Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn checked Detroit's Valtteri Filppula into him during Tuesday's 3-2 victory over the Red Wings. "He is fairly sore and probably not available to play (Thursday)," Philadelphia general manager Paul Holmgren said. Although the Flyers have won three consecutive games, they are accumulating injuries. Philadelphia saw right wing Jakub Voracek get creamed on a check by Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall on Tuesday. He has been ruled out for Thursday's game. The pair joins an already crowded trainer's room which is currently being occupied by All-Star Kimmo Timonen (lower body), fellow D Andrej Meszaros (lower body) and promising LW James van Riemsdyk (broken foot).
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