Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 11/3/13
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Philadelphia Flyers forward Vincent Lecavalier is out day-to-day following an injury that occured during a fight in the team’s game against the Washington Capitals last Friday. Tim Panaccio of CSN Philadelphia tweets a quote from general manager Paul Holmgren, where he confirms Lecavalier’s status. There were some conflicting reports as TSN’s Bob McKenzie tweeted that the forward would be out several weeks. However, Holmgren said that he expects Lecavalier to play on Tuesday when the team goes to Carolina to play the Hurricanes. “Vinny has a facial contusion and is sore and I expect he’ll play Tuesday,” Holmgren said. After being bought out by the Tampa Bay Lightning, Lecavalier signed with the Flyers in the offseason. He has played in nine games this season, scoring five goals and two assists. He has already missed three games in October with a lower-body injury and missed Saturday’s game against the New Jersey Devils. Flyers’ Steve Downie was also injured in the same game, and als...
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