Originally written on Flyerdelphia  |  Last updated 5/1/15

ST PAUL, MN - SEPTEMBER 25: Zac Rinaldo of the Philadelphia Flyers skates against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center on September 25, 2010 in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Zac Rinaldo suffered a high ankle sprain in Wednesday's win against the Canadiens. Rinaldo scored his first goal of the season in the win and fought Montreal's Brandon Prust. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com) Wednesday night was a banner night for Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo. Rarely does the fourth line score a goal. Rinaldo scored his first in the Flyers 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Just hours after, Rinaldo will be out for six weeks with a high ankle sprain, the team announced on Thursday. Rinaldo has one goal and one assist and had played in all 44 games for the Flyers this season. Rinaldo also leads the team in penalty minutes with 101 and hits with 135. According to numerous reports, Rinaldo was walking without a limp following the Flyers win last night, so the injury news comes as a surprise. The Flyers currently have a call into the league to expand the roster by one. It will likely be a call-up from the AHL. Players currently with Adirondack with NHL expe...
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