Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/19/14

BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 09: Milan Jurcina #23 of the Washington Capitals handles the puck during the game against the Buffalo Sabres at HSBC Arena on December 9, 2009 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
Philadelphia Flyers left wing James van Riemsdyk suffered a broken bone in his foot during Thursday's game against the New York Islanders. Van Riemsdyk was hurt when he blocked a slap shot by Islanders defenseman Milan Jurcina with his left foot. X-rays taken between periods revealed the break. The 22-year-old van Riemsdyk is expected to be sidelined at least a month, but will learn a more definitive timetable Friday. He had only been back in the lineup for two weeks after being sidelined for over a month with a concussion. The second overall pick of the 2007 draft, van Riemsdyk has 11 goals and 13 assists in 43 games this season.
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