Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/17/11

PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 02: Blair Betts #11 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates against the Tampa Bay Lightning on November 2, 2009 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers won the game 6-2. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
The Philadelphia Flyers have placed Blair Betts on long-term injury reserve, the latest chapter in a bizarre saga involving the 31-year-old center.Betts was returned to the Flyers after a waiver claim made by the Montreal Canadiens was reversed by the league following Betts failing a physical due to a lower-body injury.Betts, who had been waived by the Flyers five days earlier, recorded five goals, seven assists and eight penalty minutes with the Flyers last season.A second-round pick of Calgary in 1998, Betts has 41 goals, 37 assists and 118 penalty minutes in 477 career games with the Flames, New York Rangers and Flyers.
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