Posted November 21, 2011 on AP on Fox
Philadelphia Flyers defensemen Chris Pronger and Braydon Coburn were scratched before Monday's game against Carolina. Pronger, the Flyers' captain who missed six games with an eye injury earlier this season, is out with a virus and will undergo tests. Coburn is out with an upper-body injury. GM Paul Holmgren said Coburn probably got hurt in the game against Winnipeg on Nov. 19. In other moves, the Flyers brought up defensemen Kevin Marshall and Marc-Andre Bourdon from the AHL's Adirondack Phantoms to replace Coburn and Pronger. The Flyers also placed defenseman Erik Gustafsson on long-term injured reserve with a wrist injury and sent forward Harry Zolnierczyk to the ECHL Trenton Titans.

Flyers LW Jagr hopeful of returning Wednesday

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Check out the Flyers' 2012 Winter Classic Jersey

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The Poni Express Delivers for Hurricanes in 4-2 Win Over Flyers

The Flyers announced late on Monday that defensemen Braydon Coburn and Chris Pronger would miss last night’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes. Pronger is believed to have the flu while, according to Tim Panaccio of CSNPhilly, Coburn has a bruised kidney following Saturday’s loss to the Winnipeg Jets. Their absence from the line-up was glaring after [...]

Flyers Pronger, Coburn out against Hurricanes

Philadelphia Flyers defensemen Chris Pronger and Braydon Coburn were scratched before Monday's game against Carolina.

Lunch Break: Classic Jerseys, Pronger and Read

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Flyers-Islanders Preview

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2012 All-Star Update

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Ponikarovsky's power-play prowess filets Flyers

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