By Jake Pavorsky (@JakePavorsky)
As the Philadelphia Flyers prepare for their game Tuesday night against the Winnipeg Jets, another new face joins the Flyers lineup. The team has sent home center Sean Couturier, who is apparently battling flu-like symptoms. Couturier took part in the team’s skate Monday morning before their matchup with the Toronto Maple Leafs, but was scratched at the last moment. His absence inserted Tom Sestito into the starting lineup, and caused a massive shakeup in the lines. Philadelphia would drop Monday’s game to Toronto 5-2, and fall to a miserable 1-6 away from the Wells Fargo Center this year.
In Couturier’s place, Philadelphia has opted to call up left winger Harry Zolnierczyk from the Adirondack Phantoms. Undrafted in 2010, Philadelphia signed Zolnierczyk to an entry-level deal in 2011, and has been in the Flyers organization ever since. The 25 year-old spent 37 games with the Flyers last year, scoring 3 goals and adding 3 assists, as wel...